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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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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

Actual Results:
Whois Server Version 1.3
Domain names in the .com and .net domains can now be registered
with many different competing registrars. Go to
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 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 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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