How to do a whois lookup: Step-by-step Guide
Information Gathering

How To Do A Whois Lookup: Step-By-Step Guide

Whois lookup is a query and response protocol used for querying databases that stores the registered user details such as:

Domain name details

Contact details of domain owner

Domain name servers

Net range

When a domain has been created

Expiry Records

Records last updated

Whois Lookup is a a part of Information gathering process.

How to do a whois lookup

Read this article on passive foot-printing to get a deeper insight in this!

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The subtle elements got can be utilized by an aggressor to make a guide of the association arrange, assemble individual data to play out a social designing assault, accumulate other interior system points of interest, and so on.

A whois query can be performed utilizing whois administrations, for example,

www.centralops.net/co

How does whois lookup works

The domaintools.com provides whois information such as registrant details, email, administrative contact information, created and expiry date, a list of domain services, etc.

Whois lookup using Domain Dozzler

The Domain Dossier available at www.centralops.net/co gives the address lookup, domain whois records, network whois records, DNS record information.

How to do a Whois Lookup


Whois lookup online  tools :

1)Smartwhois available at (http://smartwhois.com)

2)Better whois available at (http://www.betterwhois.com)

3)Whois source available at (http://www.whois.sc)

4)Network-tools available at (http://networktools.com)

5)whois available at (http://tools.whois.net)

6)DNSstuff available at (http://www.dnsstuff.com)

7)Network solution whois available at (http://www.networksolution.com)

8)WebToolHub available at (http://www.webtoolhub.com/tn561381-whois-lookup.aspx)

9) Ultra Tools available at (http://www.ultratools.com/whois/home)


While, these steps are very simple, you can also use google searching tactics to collect more details of your target site.

This is it about whois lookup and I hope this article helps you!

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