APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

To assist you with debugging problems, this whois query was received from IP Address

% APNIC found the following authoritative answer from: whois.afrinic.net
% This is the AfriNIC Whois server.
% Note: this output has been filtered.
%       To receive output for a database update, use the "-B" flag.
% Information related to '196.201.216.0 - 196.201.216.255'
% No abuse contact registered for 196.201.216.0 - 196.201.216.255
inetnum:        196.201.216.0 - 196.201.216.255
netname:        SFC-JTL-POOL1-P2P
descr:          Safaricom Limited
country:        KE
admin-c:        DA1485-AFRINIC
tech-c:         JGIT1-AFRINIC
status:         ASSIGNED PA
mnt-by:         MNT-SAF2004
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
parent:         196.201.208.0 - 196.201.223.255
person:         Domain Admin
address:        Safaricom Limited
address:        Safaricom House
address:        Waiyaki way
address:        Westlands
address:        PO Box 46350
address:        00100
address:        Nairobi
address:        Kenya
phone:          +254 (0)20 427 3435
nic-hdl:        DA1485-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         MNT-SAF2004
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
person:         John Gitau
address:        do not disturb
address:        Nairobi
address:        Uganda
phone:          +254 722 003073
phone:          +254 724 988226
nic-hdl:        JGIT1-AFRINIC
mnt-by:         GENERATED-YCYMVWYSO5L7S0CNFO1DYZJVH3MRLUY6-MNT
source:         AFRINIC # Filtered
  • Bold: Object type.
  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
3 records found for '196.201.216.136'
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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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