APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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% Information related to '2001:16b8::/32'
% Abuse contact for '2001:16b8::/32' is 'abuse@versatel.de'
inet6num:       2001:16b8::/32
netname:        DE-VERSATEL-20031229
country:        DE
org:            ORG-KG4-RIPE
admin-c:        VTH-RIPE
tech-c:         VTH-RIPE
status:         ALLOCATED-BY-RIR
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-by:         VT-ENGI-MNT
mnt-lower:      VT-MNT
mnt-lower:      VT-ENGI-MNT
mnt-domains:    VT-DOMAIN-MNT
created:        2003-12-29T14:37:16Z
last-modified:  2016-09-15T16:22:32Z
source:         RIPE
organisation:   ORG-KG4-RIPE
org-name:       1&1 Versatel Deutschland GmbH
org-type:       LIR
address:        Wanheimer Straße 90
address:        40468
address:        Duesseldorf
address:        GERMANY
phone:          +492313990
fax-no:         +492313994491
admin-c:        SP15435-RIPE
admin-c:        OS1997-RIPE
admin-c:        AD8061-RIPE
admin-c:        HS7606-RIPE
admin-c:        TK1586-RIPE
admin-c:        BS4675-RIPE
admin-c:        FF9999-RIPE
abuse-c:        VTH-RIPE
mnt-ref:        RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-ref:        VT-ENGI-MNT
mnt-by:         RIPE-NCC-HM-MNT
mnt-by:         VT-ENGI-MNT
created:        2004-04-17T11:09:29Z
last-modified:  2020-03-30T13:16:39Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
role:           Versatel Hostmaster
remarks:        Internet Engineering
address:        Versatel West GmbH
address:        Unterste-Wilms-Strasse 29
address:        44143 Dortmund
address:        Germany
phone:          +49 (0) 231 399 0
abuse-mailbox:  abuse@versatel.de
admin-c:        OS1997-RIPE
admin-c:        AD8061-RIPE
admin-c:        TK1586-RIPE
admin-c:        BS4675-RIPE
admin-c:        FF9999-RIPE
admin-c:        SP15435-RIPE
tech-c:         AD8061-RIPE
tech-c:         TK1586-RIPE
tech-c:         BS4675-RIPE
tech-c:         FF9999-RIPE
tech-c:         SP15435-RIPE
nic-hdl:        VTH-RIPE
mnt-by:         VT-ENGI-MNT
created:        2004-05-19T12:48:36Z
last-modified:  2019-08-07T11:16:47Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
% Information related to '2001:16b8:4600::/40AS8881'
route6:         2001:16b8:4600::/40
descr:          VT-DS-LITE-LAN-DSLITE-ber1005dihr001
origin:         AS8881
mnt-by:         VT-MNT
created:        2017-04-07T05:39:19Z
last-modified:  2017-04-07T05:39:19Z
source:         RIPE
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  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
4 records found for '2001:16B8:46F0:C900:AC54:1303:2D60:E332'
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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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