Whois Referral Service

bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com bmanning at vacation.karoshi.com
Tue Jun 6 14:24:32 CEST 2006

On Tue, Jun 06, 2006 at 10:55:28AM +0100, David Malone wrote:
> For IPv4 address blocks the ARIN server usually gives a whois
> referral to a server that actually knows about the block. However,
> the ARIN server doesn't seem to provide this service for IPv6 address
> blocks.  Does anyone run a whois server that does this?
> 	David.

	we (ISI) built an rWHOIS server w/ IPv6 support in 1996/7
	and passed that back to VSGN/ARIN for wrapping into the supported
	rWHOIS tool.  so most "modern" rWHOIS servers should support 
	IPv6, if the admins put the data in  -AND- turn on IPv6 transport.


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