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Re: DOS Attacks and reliable network contact data.
Bryan Bradsby writes: > >I like ipw from the FreeBSD ports collection. Too bad the original source, against which the port was performed, isn't mirrored somewhere within freebsd.org, at least not that I could find. >In this case ipw returns several lines of useful information, including > > tech-c: YO020JP Yes, but that's only because ... remarks: This information has been partially mirrored by APNIC from remarks: JPNIC. To obtain more specific information, please use the remarks: JPNIC whois server at whois.nic.ad.jp. (This defaults to remarks: Japanese output, use the /e switch for English output) Had they not done so JPNIC itself doesn't appear to provide that detail ... $ whois -h whois.nic.ad.jp 188.8.131.52/e [whois.nic.ad.jp] [ JPNIC database provides information on network administration. Its use is ] [ restricted to network administration purposes. For further information, use ] [ 'whois -h whois.nic.ad.jp help'. To suppress Japanese output, add '/e' at ] [ the end of command, e.g. 'whois -h whois.nic.ad.jp xxx/e'. ] ALLNET(TITUS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION) ALLNET-CATV [184.108.40.206 <-> 220.127.116.11] 18.104.22.168-22.214.171.124 According to their "help" using a prefix character of % (percent sign) is supposed to "Expand the contact fileds or known sub-domains", yet ``whois -h whois.nic.ad.jp %126.96.36.199/e'' yields the same response.