Unable to reach RIPE-whois through IPv6
d.bay at cablesurf.de
Sun Apr 29 15:40:45 CEST 2007
On Sunday 29 April 2007 15:22:14 Stefan Neufeind wrote:
> I can ping the IPv6-address of whois.ripe.net from here, but whois seems
> to be unresponsive. Turning to IPv4 it works fine.
> whois.ripe.net. 567 IN A 126.96.36.199
> whois.ripe.net. 87 IN AAAA 2001:610:240:0:193::202
> Anybody knows details? Or maybe somebody at RIPE could have a look?
Works for me:
eimann at laila:~$ whois -h [2001:610:240:0:193::202] 127.0.0.0
% This is the RIPE Whois query server #2.
% The objects are in RPSL format.
% Rights restricted by copyright.
% See http://www.ripe.net/db/copyright.html
% Note: This output has been filtered.
% To receive output for a database update, use the "-B" flag
% Information related to '0.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255'
inetnum: 0.0.0.0 - 255.255.255.255
descr: The whole IPv4 address space
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