What Is WHOIS? (WHOIS Definition)

May 30, 2022

Whois is a free Internet record listing used for identifying the owner of a domain name by looking it up in repositories of domain name registrars. Whois records include information such as the name of the registrant (domain owner), their contact information, registration dates, name servers, updates, etc. Whois also supports searching IP addresses and propriety intranet systems.

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