APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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inetnum: -
netname:        FIFE-COUNCIL
descr:          Fife Council
country:        GB
admin-c:        JRS1-RIPE
tech-c:         JRS1-RIPE
status:         ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by:         JANET-HOSTMASTER
created:        2005-02-08T13:05:02Z
last-modified:  2005-02-08T13:05:02Z
source:         RIPE
person:         James R Stewart
address:        IT Services
address:        Fife Council
address:        Haig House
address:        Balgonie Road
address:        Markinch
address:        Glenrothes
address:        KY7 6AQ
address:        United Kingdom
phone:          +44 1592 416 773
fax-no:         +44 1592 416 634
nic-hdl:        JRS1-RIPE
mnt-by:         JANET-HOSTMASTER
created:        2003-07-11T16:00:11Z
last-modified:  2005-02-08T13:05:04Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
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descr:          JANET
descr:          JANET(UK) Network Operations Centre
descr:          Third floor
descr:          15 Fetter Lane
descr:          London EC4A 1BW
descr:          United Kingdom
origin:         AS786
mnt-by:         JIPS-NOSC
created:        2001-10-24T15:35:03Z
last-modified:  2019-06-11T12:33:37Z
source:         RIPE
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  • Bold: Object type.
  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
3 records found for ''
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IP address lookups Miscellaneous queries

1st level less specific

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


Inverse attributes

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

All less specific

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


Object types

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

1st level more specific

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

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


Exact match only

Returns address range that exactly matches the queried IP address range

Associated reverse domain

Returns IP address range and associated reverse domain

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