Bug 1121512 - Do not use v6nic.net for
Summary: Do not use v6nic.net for
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: jwhois
Version: 20
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Vitezslav Crhonek
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2014-07-21 06:25 UTC by Cong Ma
Modified: 2014-07-23 09:30 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: jwhois-4.0-34.fc20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2014-07-23 09:30:43 UTC
Type: Bug

Attachments (Terms of Use)
Use whois.apnic.net instead of the defunct whois.v6nic.net (546 bytes, patch)
2014-07-21 06:25 UTC, Cong Ma
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Description Cong Ma 2014-07-21 06:25:30 UTC
Created attachment 919535 [details]
Use whois.apnic.net instead of the defunct whois.v6nic.net

Description of problem:

jwhois uses whois.v6nic.net for the block, but this domain seems to have been taken over by a squatter.  Use APNIC instead.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:

1. jwhois

Actual results:

$ jwhois
[Querying whois.v6nic.net]
[whois.v6nic.net: Name or service not known]
[Unable to connect to remote host]

Expected results:

WHOIS query should have gone through.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Fedora Update System 2014-07-21 13:55:06 UTC
jwhois-4.0-34.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.

Comment 2 Vitezslav Crhonek 2014-07-21 14:08:34 UTC
Thanks for the bug report, should be fixed in jwhois-4.0-34.fc20.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2014-07-22 03:32:35 UTC
Package jwhois-4.0-34.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing jwhois-4.0-34.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 4 lnie 2014-07-22 04:02:00 UTC
jwhois-4.0-34.fc20 works

Comment 5 Cong Ma 2014-07-22 12:59:11 UTC
Thanks for the fix; jwhois works fine now.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-07-23 09:30:43 UTC
jwhois-4.0-34.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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