What is whois?

webServerToolswhois will allow you to discover lots of information about a domain. You can simply run it from a terminal on a machine connected to the internet.


Terminal

Start by logging on to your desktop's terminal client. Then simply run the following command replacing the domain with one that you're interested in.

$ whois schoolitexpert.com

This will reveal a lot of information about your specified domain, including when and where it was registered, and when it is due to expire.

 

% IANA WHOIS server
% for more information on IANA, visit https://www.iana.org
% This query returned 1 object

refer: whois.verisign-grs.com

domain: COM

organisation: VeriSign Global Registry Services
address: 12061 Bluemont Way
address: Reston Virginia 20190
address: United States

contact: administrative
name: Registry Customer Service
organisation: VeriSign Global Registry Services
address: 12061 Bluemont Way
address: Reston Virginia 20190
address: United States
phone: +1 703 925-6999
fax-no: +1 703 948 3978
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

contact: technical
name: Registry Customer Service
organisation: VeriSign Global Registry Services
address: 12061 Bluemont Way
address: Reston Virginia 20190
address: United States
phone: +1 703 925-6999
fax-no: +1 703 948 3978
e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

nserver: A.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.5.6.30 2001:503:a83e:0:0:0:2:30
nserver: B.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.33.14.30 2001:503:231d:0:0:0:2:30
nserver: C.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.26.92.30 2001:503:83eb:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: D.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.31.80.30 2001:500:856e:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: E.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.12.94.30 2001:502:1ca1:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: F.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.35.51.30 2001:503:d414:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: G.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.42.93.30 2001:503:eea3:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: H.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.54.112.30 2001:502:8cc:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: I.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.43.172.30 2001:503:39c1:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: J.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.48.79.30 2001:502:7094:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: K.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.52.178.30 2001:503:d2d:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: L.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.41.162.30 2001:500:d937:0:0:0:0:30
nserver: M.GTLD-SERVERS.NET 192.55.83.30 2001:501:b1f9:0:0:0:0:30
ds-rdata: 30909 8 2 E2D3C916F6DEEAC73294E8268FB5885044A833FC5459588F4A9184CFC41A5766

whois: whois.verisign-grs.com

status: ACTIVE
remarks: Registration information: https://www.verisigninc.com

created: 1985-01-01
changed: 2017-10-05
source: IANA

# whois.verisign-grs.com

Domain Name: SCHOOLITEXPERT.COM
Registry Domain ID: 1567319640_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.tucows.com
Registrar URL: https://www.tucows.com
Updated Date: 2019-07-26T08:18:57Z
Creation Date: 2009-08-29T18:02:20Z
Registry Expiry Date: 2020-08-29T18:02:20Z
Registrar: Tucows Domains Inc.
Registrar IANA ID: 69
Registrar Abuse Contact Email:
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone:
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited
Name Server: NS1.C16880.SGVPS.NET
Name Server: NS2.C16880.SGVPS.NET
DNSSEC: unsigned
URL of the ICANN Whois Inaccuracy Complaint Form: https://www.icann.org/wicf/
>>> Last update of whois database: 2020-04-20T06:24:00Z <<<

# whois.tucows.com

Domain Name: SCHOOLITEXPERT.COM
Registry Domain ID: 1567319640_DOMAIN_COM-VRSN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.tucows.com
Registrar URL: https://tucowsdomains.com
Updated Date: 2019-07-26T08:18:57
Creation Date: 2009-08-29T18:02:20
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2020-08-29T18:02:20
Registrar: TUCOWS, INC.
Registrar IANA ID: 69
Reseller: SiteGround Hosting Ltd.
Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientTransferProhibited
Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited https://icann.org/epp#clientUpdateProhibited
Registry Registrant ID:
Registrant Name: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registrant Organization: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registrant Street: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registrant City: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registrant State/Province: XX
Registrant Postal Code: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registrant Country: GB
Registrant Phone: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registrant Phone Ext:
Registrant Fax: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registrant Fax Ext:
Registrant Email: https://tieredaccess.com/contact/17f86d02-05e5-46cb-af44-3aba99925433
Registry Admin ID:
Admin Name: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin Organization: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin Street: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin City: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin State/Province: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin Postal Code: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin Country: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin Phone: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin Phone Ext:
Admin Fax: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Admin Fax Ext:
Admin Email: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Registry Tech ID:
Tech Name: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech Organization: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech Street: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech City: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech State/Province: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech Postal Code: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech Country: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech Phone: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech Phone Ext:
Tech Fax: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Tech Fax Ext:
Tech Email: REDACTED FOR PRIVACY
Name Server: ns1.c16880.sgvps.net
Name Server: ns2.c16880.sgvps.net
DNSSEC: unsigned
Registrar Abuse Contact Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +1.4165350123
URL of the ICANN WHOIS Data Problem Reporting System: https://wdprs.internic.net/
>>> Last update of WHOIS database: 2020-04-20T06:24:19Z <<<

 

Thanks for visiting,
Steven