APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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% This is the AfriNIC Whois server.
% The AFRINIC whois database is subject to  the following terms of Use. See https://afrinic.net/whois/terms
% Note: this output has been filtered.
%       To receive output for a database update, use the "-B" flag.
% Information related to '196.0.0.0 - 196.255.255.255'
% No abuse contact registered for 196.0.0.0 - 196.255.255.255
inetnum:        196.0.0.0 - 196.255.255.255
netname:        ORG-AFNC1-AFRINIC-20050414
descr:
descr:          AfriNIC - www.afrinic.net
descr:          Allocation for Africa - This block is in use
descr:          by AfriNIC for allocating/assigning to networks
descr:          in the AfriNIC service region.
descr:          More information - whois.afrinic.net.
descr:          Abuse - please querry the whois db for the
descr:          contacts of the assigned/allocated prefix.
descr:
country:        MU
org:            ORG-AFNC1-AFRINIC
admin-c:        TEAM-AFRINIC
tech-c:         TEAM-AFRINIC
status:         ALLOCATED UNSPECIFIED
mnt-by:         AFRINIC-DB-MNT
mnt-lower:      AFRINIC-HM-MNT
mnt-domains:    AFRINIC-IT-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
parent:         0.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255
organisation:   ORG-AFNC1-AFRINIC
org-name:       African Network Information Center - ( AfriNIC Ltd. )
org-type:       RIR
country:        MU
address:        11th Floor, Standard Chartered Tower
address:        19, Cybercity
address:        Ebène
phone:          tel:+230-466-6758
phone:          tel:+230-403-5100
admin-c:        CA15-AFRINIC
tech-c:         IT7-AFRINIC
mnt-ref:        AFRINIC-HM-MNT
mnt-ref:        AFRINIC-DB-MNT
mnt-ref:        AFRINIC-IT-MNT
mnt-by:         AFRINIC-HM-MNT
remarks:        =======================================
remarks:        For more information on AFRINIC assigned blocks,
remarks:        querry whois.afrinic.net port 43, or the web based
remarks:        query at http://whois.afrinic.net or www.afrinic.net
remarks:        website: www.afrinic.net
remarks:        Other Contacts:
remarks:        ===============
remarks:        hostmaster@afrinic.net  - for IP resources
remarks:        new-member@afrinic.net  - for new members and other
remarks:        inquiries.
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
role:           AfriNIC TEAM
address:        Raffles Tower - 11th Floor
address:        Cybercity
address:        Mauritius
phone:          tel:+230-403-5100
fax-no:         tel:+230-466-6758
admin-c:        CA15-AFRINIC
tech-c:         CA15-AFRINIC
nic-hdl:        TEAM-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         AFRINIC-DB-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
  • Bold: Object type.
  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
3 records found for '196.195.249.244'
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-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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