Bug 82802 - jwhois improperly configured for .ORG TLD
Summary: jwhois improperly configured for .ORG TLD
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: jwhois
Version: phoebe
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Nalin Dahyabhai
QA Contact:
Depends On: 85659
Blocks: 79579
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2003-01-26 19:33 UTC by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2003-01-31 16:36:06 UTC

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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-26 19:33:18 UTC
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Description of problem:
jwhois is looking at internic for .org domains but internic no longer manages them. 

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

How reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. go to a shell prompt
2. whois slashdot.org

Actual Results:
[Querying whois.internic.net]
Whois Server Version 1.3
Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to http://www.internic.net
for detailed information.
No match for domain "SLASHDOT.ORG".
>>> Last update of whois database: Sun, 26 Jan 2003 06:01:57 EST <<<
The Registry database contains ONLY .COM, .NET, .EDU domains and

Expected Results:
similar results to whois slashdot.com only shecking the ORG nic

Additional info:
/etc/jwhois.conf needs to be fixed

Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2003-01-30 20:50:22 UTC
3.2.0-6 and later will search whois.publicinternetregistry.net for .org domains.

Comment 2 Jay Turner 2003-01-31 16:36:06 UTC
Fix confirmed with 3.2.0-6.

Comment 3 Stephen Samuel 2003-03-05 17:35:37 UTC
Still broken 
opened 85659

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