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Bug 82802 - jwhois improperly configured for .ORG TLD
jwhois improperly configured for .ORG TLD
Product: Red Hat Public Beta
Classification: Retired
Component: jwhois (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
Depends On: 85659
Blocks: 79579
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Reported: 2003-01-26 14:33 EST by Need Real Name
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-01-31 11:36:06 EST
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Description Need Real Name 2003-01-26 14:33:18 EST
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User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 Galeon/1.3.1 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.3a)

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 15:50:22 EST
3.2.0-6 and later will search whois.publicinternetregistry.net for .org domains.
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2003-01-31 11:36:06 EST
Fix confirmed with 3.2.0-6.
Comment 3 Stephen Samuel 2003-03-05 12:35:37 EST
Still broken 
opened 85659

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