APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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% Information related to '194.72.50.128 - 194.72.50.255'
% Abuse contact for '194.72.50.128 - 194.72.50.255' is 'abuse@bt.com'
inetnum:        194.72.50.128 - 194.72.50.255
netname:        NORFOLK-COUNTY-COUNCIL
descr:          FTIP003213674 Norfolk County Council
country:        GB
admin-c:        MF10925-RIPE
tech-c:         MF10925-RIPE
status:         ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by:         BTNET-MNT
mnt-lower:      BTNET-MNT
mnt-routes:     BTNET-MNT
remarks:        Please send abuse notification to abuse@bt.net
created:        2001-11-17T12:05:34Z
last-modified:  2013-11-07T08:41:27Z
source:         RIPE
person:         Michael Ford
address:        County hall
address:        Martineau lane
address:        Norwich
address:        NR1 2DH
address:        GB
phone:          +4401977594198
nic-hdl:        MF10925-RIPE
mnt-by:         BTNET-MNT
remarks:        Please send abuse notification to abuse@bt.net
created:        2011-07-27T08:52:46Z
last-modified:  2011-07-27T08:52:46Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
% Information related to '194.72.0.0/16AS2856'
route:          194.72.0.0/16
descr:          BTnet
origin:         AS2856
mnt-by:         BTNET-INFRA-MNT
created:        1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
last-modified:  2014-07-30T09:28:38Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
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  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
3 records found for '194.72.50.153'
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IP address lookups Miscellaneous queries
-l

1st level less specific

Returns smallest IP address range that includes the queried IP address or range

-i

Inverse attributes

Returns objects with an attribute that matches the query text and attribute type
-L

All less specific

Return all larger IP address ranges that include the queried IP address or range

-T

Object types

Results that match the query and are of a specified object type
-m

1st level more specific

Returns first level more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range
-M

All more specific

Returns all more specific address ranges within the boundaries of the queried IP address range

Query hints

  • Include "AS" in front of an AS number.
    Example: AS4808

  • Include "-t" (template only) or "-v" (template and description) in front of an object name to view the template
    Example: -t inetnum

-x

Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range
-d

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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