APNIC - Query the APNIC Whois Database

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% Information related to '217.33.215.0 - 217.33.215.255'
% Abuse contact for '217.33.215.0 - 217.33.215.255' is 'abuse@bt.com'
inetnum:        217.33.215.0 - 217.33.215.255
netname:        MOTOROLA-DESKTOP-SERVICES-UK
descr:          FTIP001384291 Motorola Desktop Services UK
country:        GB
admin-c:        KG2406-RIPE
tech-c:         KG2406-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:        2002-08-21T15:35:03Z
last-modified:  2003-04-02T15:01:24Z
source:         RIPE
person:         Kelvin Gwilt
address:        Motorola
address:        16 Euroway
address:        Blagrove
address:        Swindon
address:        Wiltshire
address:        SN6 8VQ
address:        England
phone:          +44 1793 565-711
fax-no:         +44 1793 565-419
nic-hdl:        KG2406-RIPE
mnt-by:         NS737-RIPE-MNT
created:        1970-01-01T00:00:00Z
last-modified:  2001-09-22T01:13:20Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
% Information related to '217.32.0.0/12AS2856'
route:          217.32.0.0/12
descr:          BT Public Internet Service
origin:         AS2856
mnt-by:         BTNET-INFRA-MNT
created:        2013-07-16T15:21:16Z
last-modified:  2014-07-31T07:35:10Z
source:         RIPE # Filtered
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  • Underlined: Primary key(s).
  • Hyperlinks: Searchable Attributes.
3 records found for '217.33.215.220'
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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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