WhoisCL - Get WHOIS records from command-line

Monday, November 17, 2014


WhoisCL is a simple command-line utility that allows you to easily get information about a registered domain. It automatically connect to the right WHOIS server, according to the top-level domain name, and retrieve the WHOIS record of the domain.

It supports both generic domains and country code domains.

System Requirements

  • Windows operating system: Windows 98/ME/2000/XP/2003/2008/7/8.
  • Internet connection.
  • On a firewall, you should allow outgoing connections to port 43. 

Usage

WhoisCL [-r] [-n] [-socks4] [-socks5] Domain
[-r] If you specify this option, the top remark lines of the WHOIS record are automatically removed.
[-n] If you specify this option, WhoisCL will get the correct WHOIS server from xx.whois-servers.net, instead of using the internal WHOIS servers list.
[-socks4] Specifies SOCKS4 proxy to use, in IPAddress:Port format
[-socks5] Specifies SOCKS5 proxy to use, in IPAddress:Port format
Domain Domain name.

Examples:
WhoisCL microsoft.com
WhoisCL -r google.com
WhoisCL -n w3c.org
WhoisCL -socks4 192.168.0.55:1080 nirsoft.net
WhoisCL -socks5 192.168.10.55:9980 facebook.com




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