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Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registry Agreements

gTLD Registry Agreements establish the rights, duties, liabilities, and obligations ICANN requires of registry operators to run gTLDs.

Unsponsored TLD Agreement: Appendix O (.name)

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Unsponsored TLD Agreement: Appendix O (.name)

(8 August 2003)


Whois Specification – Public Whois

Overview

The Whois service substantially consists of two parts:

  • Web-based Whois services with extensive capabilities
  • Port 43 Whois services

The Registry Whois system has been designed for robustness, availability, and performance. Provisions for detection of abusive usage, like excessive numbers of queries from one source, have been taken into account, and other countermeasures against abuse will be activated if necessary.

The Registry Operator will provide at least two operational Whois sites (both providing web-based and port 43 service) running simultaneously at two different locations. These Whois sites will be situated in the main data center on a high availability system, and at the disaster recovery site, which will be located in another country on a different backbone network. Each site will be capable of seamlessly resolving searches referred from .name Registrar sites.

The Registry Operator will provide a 24/7 telephone hotline to assist members of the Internet technical community (e.g., ISPs, DNS server operators, and other Internet transport providers) to respond to requests for time-sensitive technical contact information needed to respond to address resolution problems or other technical issues. The Registry Operator will also provide an e-mail address for such queries, but shall not be liable for failing to act on information contained in undelivered or delayed e-mails.

All Whois servers will run an update daemon. For Whois servers at the main data center, the update application will only be accessible from the internal network (using separate network interface cards). External Whois sites, including the disaster recovery server, will utilize a secure communication channel for these updates.

In the event of a failure on the update machine, an operator will be notified via e-mail (and optionally an additional SMS channel). An onsite standby machine will be configured and ready to use at all times; update service will be resumed when this standby machine replaces the failed server. Data for this standby machine will be held on the central storage system.

This Appendix is subject to change by agreement of Registry Operator and ICANN during the IETF standards process. Further, Registry Operator reserves the right to develop these services internally or outsource management of the facilities to an external contractor under terms that are consistent with the standards of the proposed service. In addition, Registry Operator agrees to implement changes to this Appendix specified by ICANN to conform to the IETF provreg working group's protocol specification no later than 135 days after the IETF specification is adopted as a Proposed Standard [RFC 2026, section 4.1.1].

The Whois service is described in more detail below.

I – Types of Whois Queries

Registry Operator will support queries for Summary, Standard, Detailed, or Extensive Whois data.

Summary and Standard Whois Data (No Password Required)

Summary and Standard Whois data is available to the general public at no cost. This data is useful for searches to check whether a .name domain already exists or whether there is a similar .name domain in existence.

Summary Whois queries provide very limited information, such as whether a domain name exists and its registration status.

Standard Whois queries about domain-name registrations will provide more information, including: registrar ID, admin ID, technical ID, billing ID, Nameserver ID, Creation Date, and Expiration Date. For .name domain-name registrations, no personally identifiable data relating to the registrant is available from this query. Standard Whois queries on Defensive Registrations, however, will include contact information for the owners of such Defensive Registrations.

Registry Operator reserves the right to revoke access for any requestor found to be using the Summary or Standard Whois data for marketing purposes, spamming, or other improper or unlawful purposes.

For the fields contained in returned Summary or Standard Whois results, and an example of a returned record, please see the output specification and examples below.

Detailed and Extensive Whois Data (Password Protected)

Queries for Detailed or Extensive Whois data require a password. Each query type has its own requirements for password distribution, described in detail below.

Detailed Whois Data

To receive a password for the Detailed Whois data a requestor must complete the online application available at http://www.name. The application process is open to the general public. Passwords will be issued to requestors by e-mail. To acquire a password, users must agree (via a click through license) not to use the data for marketing purposes, spamming, or other improper or unlawful purposes.

Upon completing an application for Detailed Whois searches, an applicant will receive five passwords, each of which is effective for one Detailed Whois search only. A fee of US$2 may be charged for the five passwords. Registry Operator may, in its discretion, not charge the US$2 fee and require requestors instead to authenticate themselves using a credit card or other personally identifiable information. Passwords obtained through the interface at http://www.name for Detailed Whois searches are valid for 24 hours and may be used using either the web-based or port 43 Whois interface.

Registry Operator reserves the right to revoke the password of any requestor found to have provided and failed to correct materially inaccurate contact information or to be using the Detailed Whois data in a manner inconsistent with terms and conditions set forth in the Detailed query application and agreement.

Detailed Whois queries will return more extensive contact information (not including e-mail addresses or phone and fax numbers) about registrants. Administrative, technical, or billing contacts that are the same as the registrant contact will not be separately displayed. For the fields contained in a returned Detailed Whois Results page and an example of a returned record, please see the output specification and examples below.

No more than ninety (90) days following its implementation of the Detailed Whois service, Registry Operator shall determine the extent to which the fee revenue (if any) exceeds Registry Operator's costs in implementing this service. Registry Operator shall distribute pro-rata excess revenues, if any, generated through Detailed searches with ICANN Registrars whose data is returned in response to a Detailed Whois query.

Extensive Whois Data

To receive a persistent password and continuous, free access to the Extensive Whois data, a requestor must enter into a written contract with Registry Operator. In initial implementation, requestors will download, execute, and mail the contract to Registry Operator, who will then e-mail passwords. The contract will be substantially in the form of the Application and Agreement – .name WHOIS Extensive Search Database attached as Exhibit A to this Appendix. Registry Operator will make the contracts available for submission prior to launching the Extensive Whois service.

Registry Operator may, in its discretion, modify the manner in which Extensive Whois passwords are obtained in either or both of the following ways:

  • Registry Operator may supplement the process in which contracts are submitted by mail with online submission, provided it develops an online method satisfactory to it for authenticating the identity of the applicant and establishing that a legally enforceable contract has been entered.
  • Registry Operator may implement a program for streamlining the contracting process by enabling authenticated organizations (e.g. the International Trademark Association, etc.) to act for Registry Operator in authenticating and entering enforceable contracts with their members.

In accepting the Extensive Agreement, a requestor is required to represent that the password will be used only for:

  • Address resolution and/or other Internet technical management;
  • Enforcement of legal rights, not including marketing;
  • Law enforcement/national security;
  • Consumer protection;
  • Crime and/or fraud detection and/or prevention;
  • Authorized transfer of domain name registration to a new registrar;
  • Authorized transfer of domain name to a new registrant;
  • Journalism; or
  • Other specified lawful purposes.

Further, in accepting the Extensive Agreement, a requestor will also be required to represent that:

  • The password will be used exclusively in accordance with the terms and conditions set forth in the agreement;
  • All Whois searches are, and will be, conducted only for the purpose specified;
  • Requestor will not share the password with any individual or entity that is not bound by the Extensive Agreement;
  • Requestor acknowledges liability for damages suffered by Registry Operator as a result of any violation of the Extensive Agreement by requestor, any authorized user of the password, or any other individual or entity to whom the requestor or its Authorized Individual Users have shared the Password and/or the Data; and
  • Except as necessary to accomplish the specified, legitimate purpose, requestor will not share information derived from .name Whois with any individual or entity that is not bound by the Extensive Agreement.

Registry Operator reserves the right to revoke the password of any requestor found to have provided and failed to correct materially inaccurate contact information or to be using the Extensive Whois data in a manner inconsistent with terms and conditions set forth in the Extensive Agreement. In the case of institutional or organizational Users, Registry Operator will attempt to resolve abuses by Authorized Individual Users without terminating the User's access for legitimate purposes. Further, Registry Operator may modify the Extensive Agreement to accommodate the procurement and contracting constraints under which governmental requestors may be required by law or regulation to operate.

Passwords will be issued to requestors by e-mail. Passwords for the Extensive Whois data may be changed by the Registry Operator on a bi-monthly basis via e-mail to the address set forth in the Extensive Agreement. Passwords for the Extensive Whois data will be renewable annually upon re-certification by password holder.

Extensive Whois queries will return more extensive contact information than Detailed Whois queries. Information about e-mail forwarding registrations may be obtained only through Extensive Whois queries. For the fields contained in a returned Extensive Whois Results page, and an example of a returned record, please see the output specification and examples below.

II – Whois Service Access Methods

Registry Operator will provide Whois data through an interactive web page and a port 43 Whois service. Summary, Standard, Detailed, or Extensive Whois queries may be made through either access method with the same output formats, described below. (In the event of a failure of the Whois services provided at the main data center, the whois.nic.name domain name will be redirected to the Whois services provided at the disaster recovery site.)

Web Access

Web-based queries can be made through a Whois interface on the http://whois.nic.name website.

Port 43 Access

Registry Operator will also provide an RFC 954-compliant Whois service via port 43 to whois.nic.name.

III – Whois Service Features

No Warranties by Registry Operator

The passwords and data are provided by Registry Operator "as-is." The data is provided without any representations or warranties as to its accuracy and/or completeness. Registry Operator disclaims all warranties with respect to the password and data, either express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement of third-party rights. In jurisdictions that do not allow the exclusion of implied warranties or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, the above limitations or exclusions will not apply.

Error Message

The response to any request may be an error message or a successful query. If an error occurs, the service uses different error messages, depending on the severity and cause of the error.

Minimum Data Update Frequency

Under normal operations the Registry Operator shall make reasonable efforts to continuously update the data as requests are handled, in a matter of seconds or minutes. The Registry Operator shall ensure that records in the Whois server are updated no later than 24 hours after the registration or modification transaction with the registrar is completed.

Security

The update connection from the Registry Operator's main site to the Whois service located at the disaster recovery site (and other external Whois sites, should the Registry Operator choose to expand them in number) will be implemented via a VPN (Virtual Private Network) service, to minimize the risk of unauthorized access to the contents of the Whois database. The Whois service at the main site is already within the firewall and other security systems, therefore posing a reduced security risk.

The update server application will run as a user with low permission levels to prevent unauthorized access to the system.

General security measures such as password aging policy, firewalls, Intrusion Detection Systems (IDS) and network traffic monitoring systems will be provided for the Whois services, as further described in the Security section of Appendix C.

IV – Whois Query and Output Formats

Query Format

Queries can be made for five object types (domain, contact, nameserver, registrar, and defensive registration) with four levels of detail (Summary, Standard, Detailed, or Extensive). E-mail forwarding searches can be conducted only at the Extensive level.

For web access, object types and query levels will be specified by controls on the form. For port 43 queries, the query syntax determines the object type and query level. Particular object types and query levels can be specified by including an optional keyword, an optional modifier, and/or an optional password in the query. (If no keyword, modifier or password are supplied, the default query will search only domain objects at the Summary level of detail.)

Searches for particular object types may be specified as follows:

  • Domain ("domain =" or none): Search only by domain and e-mail forwarding objects. The input string is searched in the Domain Name field.
  • Contact ("contact ="): Search only on contact object ID.
  • Nameserver ("nameserver ="): Search only by nameserver objects. The input string is searched in the nameserver field or the IP address field.
  • Registrar ("registrar ="): Search only registrar objects. The input string is searched in the Name field and in the registrar ID field.
  • Defensive registration ("blocked ="): Search only Defensive Registration objects. The Defensive Registration field is searched.
  • E-mail forwarding ("emailforwarding ="): Search only e-mail forwarding objects at the Extensive level. The SLD E-mail Name field is searched.

Levels of detail may be specified by including an optional modifier and/or password to the query. The default query level is Summary. A "Standard" query level can be specified by including the "=" modifier. When a password is provided, the response will be returned in Detailed or Extensive format, depending on the manner in which the password was obtained..

Example queries appear below.

Sample Query Explanation

john.smith.name
or
domain john.smith.name

orsmith.name
or
domain smith.name

summary query for domain name

domain = john.smith.name

or

domain=smith.name

standard query for domain name

domain john.smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5

or

domain smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5

extensive query for domain name (Query level depends on how password was obtained – see text above.)

domain john.smith.name XyYpF4Ju8Ma5

or

domain smith.name XyYpF4Ju8Ma5

detailed query for domain name
nameserver ns.example.name summary query for nameserver

Response Format

Each data object shall be represented as a set of key/value pairs, where each key runs from the start of the line, until the first colon (":"), and where any white space found immediately preceding the first colon shall not be counted as part of the key. All data excluding the first continuous sequence of white space following the first colon, up to but excluding the line feed should count as part of the value.

All Whois data will be in the ASCII character set, which has encoding compatible with UTF-8 for easy transition to including internationalized data, and as per the IETF's recommendations on i18n in Internet protocols. For fields where more than one value exists, multiple key/value pairs with the same key shall be allowed (for example to list multiple nameservers). The first key/value pair after a blank line should be considered the start of a new record, and should be considered as identifying that record, and is used to group data, such as hostnames and IP addresses, or a domain name and registrant information, together.

The following table specifies the data elements reported in response to various query types and levels:

Flags and Public/Extensive Whois fields:

  • X - Field will always be output if data is available.
  • O - Field is optional, and may not be displayed
  • U - Field displayed only if contact different in content from registrant contact (differences in Contact IDs are ignored)
  • M - Field may be represented as multiple key/value pairs

Sections:

  • M - Multiple subrecords may be displayed

If the data is not available, the key will not be displayed. The "flags" column applies to all output formats.

Domain Name Record
Section Field name Flags Summary Standard Detailed Extensive
  Domain Name ID   X X X X
  Domain Name   X X X X
  Sponsoring Registrar ID     X    
  Sponsoring Registrar       X X
  Domain Status M X X X X
  Registrant ID     X X X
  Registrant Name       X X
  Registrant Address       X X
  Registrant City       X X
  Registrant State/Province O     X X
  Registrant Country       X X
  Registrant Postal Code O     X X
  Registrant Phone Number         X
  Registrant Fax Number O       X
  Registrant Email         X
  Other names registered by registrant OM       X
  Admin ID     X U X
Admin Organization O     U X
Admin Name       U X
Admin Address       U X
Admin City       U X
Admin State/Province O     U X
Admin Country       U X
Admin Postal Code O     U X
Admin Phone Number       U X
Admin Fax Number O     U X
Admin Email       U X
  Tech ID     X U X
Tech Organization O     U X
Tech Name       U X
Tech Address       U X
Tech City       U X
Tech State/Province O     U X
Tech Country       U X
Tech Postal Code O     U X
Tech Phone Number       U X
Tech Fax Number O     U X
Tech Email       U X
  Billing ID     X U X
Billing Organization O     U X
Billing Name       U X
Billing Address       U X
Billing City       U X
Billing State/Province O     U X
Billing Country       U X
Billing Postal Code O     U X
Billing Phone Number       U X
Billing Fax Number O     U X
Billing Email       U X
M Name Server O     X X
Name Server ID O   X   X
  Created On     X X X
  Expires On     X X X
  Updated On     X X X

 

SLD Email Record
Section Field name Flags Summary Standard Detailed Extensive
  SLD Email ID          X
  SLD E-mail Name         X
  Sponsoring Registrar         X
  SLD E-mail Status OM       X
  Registrant ID         X
  Registrant Name         X
  Registrant Address         X
  Registrant City         X
  Registrant State/Province O       X
  Registrant Country         X
  Registrant Postal Code O       X
  Registrant Phone Number         X
  Registrant Fax Number O       X
  Registrant Email         X
  Other names registered by registrant OM       X
  Admin ID         X
Admin Organization O       X
Admin Name         X
Admin Address         X
Admin City         X
Admin State/Province O       X
Admin Country         X
Admin Postal Code O       X
Admin Phone Number         X
Admin Fax Number O       X
Admin Email         X
  Tech ID         X
Tech Organization O       X
Tech Name         X
Tech Address         X
Tech City         X
Tech State/Province O       X
Tech Country         X
Tech Postal Code O       X
Tech Phone Number         X
Tech Fax Number O       X
Tech Email         X
  Billing ID         X
Billing Organization O       X
Billing Name         X
Billing Address         X
Billing City         X
Billing State/Province O       X
Billing Country         X
Billing Postal Code O       X
Billing Phone Number         X
Billing Fax Number O       X
Billing Email         X
  Created On         X
  Expires On         X
  Updated On         X

 

Contact record
Section Field name Flags Summary Standard Detailed Extensive
  Contact ID     X X X
  Contact Name       X X
  Contact Registrar ID     X X X
  Contact Registrar       X X
  Contact Organization O     X X
  Contact Address       X X
  Contact City       X X
  Contact State/Province O     X X
  Contact Country       X X
  Contact Postal Code O     X X
  Contact Phone Number         X
  Contact Fax Number O       X
  Contact Email         X
  Contact Status M   X X X
  Created On     X X X
  Updated On     X X X

 

Name Server Record
Section Field name Flags Summary Standard Detailed Extensive
  Name Server ID     X X X
  Name Server Name     X X X
  Name Server Registrar ID     X X
  Name Server Registrar       X X
  Name Server Status M   X X X
  IP Address Associated OM   X X X
  Created On     X X X
  Updated On     X X X

 

Registrar Record
Section Field name Flags Summary Standard Detailed Extensive
  Registrar ID     X X X
  Registrar Name     X X X
  Registrar URL     X X X
  Registrar Status M   X X X
  Registrar Address     X X X
  Registrar City     X X X
  Registrar State/Province O   X X X
  Registrar Country     X X X
  Registrar Postal Code O   X X X
  Registrar Phone Number     X X X
  Registrar Fax Number O   X X X
  Registrar E-mail     X X X
M Admin ID     X X X
Admin Organization O   X X X
Admin Name     X X X
Admin Address     X X X
Admin City     X X X
Admin State/Province O   X X X
Admin Country     X X X
Admin Postal Code O   X X X
Admin Phone Number     X X X
Admin Fax Number O   X X X
Admin Email     X X X
M Tech ID     X X X
Tech Organization O   X X X
Tech Name     X X X
Tech Address     X X X
Tech City     X X X
Tech State/Province O   X X X
Tech Country     X X X
Tech Postal Code O   X X X
Tech Phone Number     X X X
Tech Fax Number O   X X X
Tech Email     X X X
M Billing ID     X X X
Billing Organization O   X X X
Billing Name     X X X
Billing Address     X X X
Billing City     X X X
Billing State/Province O   X X X
Billing Country     X X X
Billing Postal Code O   X X X
Billing Phone Number     X X X
Billing Fax Number O   X X X
Billing Email     X X X
  Created On     X X X
  Updated On     X X X

 

Defensive Registration Record
Section Field name Flags Summary Standard Detailed Extensive
M Defensive Registration ID   X X X X
Defensive Registration   X X X X
Type   X X X X
Tm-identifier  O   X X X
Country of tm-registration  O   X X X
Date of tm-registration  O   X X X
Registrar ID     X X X
Sponsoring Registrar     X X X
Defensive Registration Status  M   X X X
Registrant ID     X X X
Registrant Organization O     X X
Registrant Name       X X
Registrant Address       X X
Registrant City       X X
Registrant State/Province O     X X
Registrant Country       X X
Registrant Postal Code O     X X
Registrant Phone Number         X
Registrant Fax Number O       X
Registrant Email         X
Admin ID     X X X
Admin Organization O     X X
Admin Name       X X
Admin Address       X X
Admin City       X X
Admin State/Province O     X X
Admin Country       X X
Admin Postal Code O     X X
Admin Phone Number       X X
Admin Fax Number O     X X
Admin Email       X X
Billing ID     X X X
Billing Organization O     X X
Billing Name       X X
Billing Address       X X
Billing City       X X
Billing State/Province O     X X
Billing Country       X X
Billing Postal Code O     X X
Billing Phone Number       X X
Billing Fax Number O     X X
Billing Email       X X
Created On     X X X
Expires On     X X X
Updated On     X X X

V – Whois Query and Output Examples

1. Summary Whois

Domain Name Record:

Input:

domain john.smith.name
-or-
john.smith.name
-or-
domain smith.name
-or-
smith.name

Output:

Note: the domain name output will always reflect the exact name entered as a query whether being a second or third level domain name.

Domain Name: JOHN.SMITH.name
Domain Name ID: 12345DOMAIN-NAME
Domain Status: ACTIVE

Defensive Registration Record:

Input:

blocked JOHN.SMITH.name

Output:

THE FOLLOWING DEFENSIVE REGISTRATIONS BLOCK THE NAME JOHN.SMITH.name. PLEASE USE DETAILED WHOIS TO LOOK UP EACH OF THE DEFENSIVE REGISTRATIONS LISTED BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Defensive Registration ID: 123DEFREG-NAME
Defensive Registration: SMITH
Type: PREMIUM DEFENSIVE

Defensive Registration ID: 124DEFREG-NAME
Defensive Registration: JOHN
Type: PREMIUM DEFENSIVE

Defensive Registration ID: 125DEFREG-NAME
Defensive Registration: JOHN.SMITH
Type: STANDARD DEFENSIVE

2. Standard Whois

Domain Name Record:

Input:

domain = john.smith.name
-or-
domain=smith.name

Output:

Note: the domain name output will always reflect the exact name entered as a query whether being a second or third level domain name.

Domain Name: JOHN.SMITH.name
Domain Name ID: 12345DOMAIN-NAME
Sponsoring Registrar ID: 12REGISTRAR-NAME
Domain Status: ACTIVE
Registrant ID: 123CONTACT-NAME
Admin ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Tech ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Billing ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Nameserver ID: 12HOST-NAME
Nameserver ID: 34HOST-NAME
Created On: 2001-05-15
Expires On: 2003-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15

Defensive Registration Record:

Input:

blocked = TRADEMARK

Output:

THE FOLLOWING DEFENSIVE REGISTRATIONS BLOCK THE NAME JOHN.SMITH.name. PLEASE USE DETAILED WHOIS TO LOOK UP EACH OF THE DEFENSIVE REGISTRATIONS LISTED BELOW FOR MORE INFORMATION.

Defensive Registration ID: 125DEFREG-NAME
Defensive Registration: TRADEMARK
Type: PREMIUM DEFENSIVE
Tm-identifier: CBE1234566
Country of tm-registration: DE
Date of tm-registration: 1993-05-11
Sponsoring Registrar ID: 12REGISTRAR-NAME
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Defensive Registration Status: ok
Registrant ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Admin ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Billing ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Created On: 2001-05-15
Expires On: 2011-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15

Input:

blocked = SAMPLE.MARK

Output:

Defensive Registration: SAMPLE.MARK
Type: STANDARD DEFENSIVE
Tm-identifier: CBE1234566
Country of tm-registration: DE
Date of tm-registration: 1993-05-11
Sponsoring Registrar ID: 12REGISTRAR-NAME
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Registrant ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Admin ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Billing ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Created On: 2001-05-15
Expires On: 2011-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15
Contact Record:

Input:

contact = 123CONTACT-NAME

Output:

Contact ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Contact Registrar ID: 17REGISTRAR-NAME
Contact Status: ok
Created On: 2001-05-15
Updated On: May 5, 2001

Name Server Record:

Input:

nameserver = ns.smith.name
-or-
nameserver = 24.6.0.1

Output:

Name Server ID: 123HOST-NAME
Name Server Name: NS.SMITH.NAME
Name Server Registrar ID: 12REGISTRAR-NAME
Name Server Status: ACTIVE
IP Address Associated: 24.6.0.1
Created On: 2001-05-15
Updated On: May 5, 2001

Registrar Record:

Input:

registrar = REGISTRAR1 INC
-or-
registrar = 123REGISTRAR-NAME

Output:

Registrar ID: 17REGISTRAR-NAME
Registrar Name: REGISTRAR1 INC
Registrar URL: WWW.A-FICTIONAL-REGISTRAR-SITE.COM
Registrar Status: ACTIVE
Registrar Address: 170 OXFORD STREET
Registrar City: LONDON
Registrar Country: UK
Registrar Postal Code: W2LH 5QS
Registrar Phone Number: +44207123456
Registrar Fax Number: +44207123457
Registrar e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@REGISTRAR1.CO.UK
Admin ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Admin Organization: REGISTRAR1 INC
Admin Name: JACK SMITH
Admin Address: 170 OXFORD STREET
Admin City: LONDON
Admin Country: UK
Admin Postal Code: W2LH 5QS
Admin Phone Number: +44207123456
Admin Fax Number: +44207123457
Admin e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@REGISTRAR1.CO.UK
Tech ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Tech Organization: REGISTRAR1 INC
Tech Name: JACK SMITH
Tech Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Tech City: LONDON
Tech Country: UK
Tech Postal Code: W2LH 5QS
Tech Phone Number: +44207123456
Tech Fax Number: +44207123457
Tech e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@REGISTRAR1.CO.UK
Billing ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Billing Organization: REGISTRAR1 INC
Billing Name: JACK SMITH
Billing Address: 170 OXFORD STREET
Billing City: LONDON
Billing Country: UK
Billing Postal Code: W2LH 5QS
Billing Phone Number: +44207123456
Billing Fax Number: +44207123457
Billing e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@REGISTRAR1.CO.UK
Created On: MAY 15, 2001
Updated On: MAY 15, 2001

3. Detailed Whois

Domain Name Record:

Input:

john.smith.name XyYpF4Ju8Ma5
-or-
domain = john.smith.name XyYpF4Ju8Ma5
-or-
domain john.smith.name XyYpF4Ju8Ma5
- or -
domain = smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5
- or -
domain smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5
- or -
smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5

(a) Case 1: Admin, Billing, and Tech contacts identical to Registrant contact

Output:

Note: the domain name output will always reflect the exact name entered as a query whether being a second or third level domain name.

Domain Name: JOHN.SMITH.name
Domain Name ID: 12345DOMAIN-NAME
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Domain Status: ACTIVE
Registrant ID: 123CONTACT-NAME
Registrant Name: JOHN SMITH
Registrant Address: 125 HIGH HOLBORN
Registrant City: LONDON
Registrant Country: UK
Registrant Postal Code: WC1V 6QA
Nameserver: NS1.SMITH.name
Nameserver: NS2.SMITH.name
Created On: MAY 15, 2001
Expires On: MAY 15, 2003
Updated On: MAY 15, 2001


(b) Case 2: Admin, Billing, and Tech contacts different from Registrant contact

Output:

Note: the domain name output will always reflect the exact name entered as a query whether being a second or third level domain name

Domain Name: JOHN.SMITH.name
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Domain Status: ACTIVE
Registrant ID: 123CONTACT-NAME
Registrant Name: JOHN SMITH
Registrant Address: 125 HIGH HOLBORN
Registrant City: LONDON
Registrant Country: UK
Registrant Postal Code: WC1V 6QA
Admin ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Admin Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Admin Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Admin Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Admin City: LONDON
Admin Country: UK
Admin Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Admin Phone Number: +44207123456
Admin Fax Number: +44207123457
Admin e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Tech ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Tech Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Tech Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Tech Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Tech City: LONDON
Tech Country: UK
Tech Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Tech Phone Number: +44207123456
Tech Fax Number: +44207123457
Tech e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Billing ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Billing Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Billing Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Billing Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Billing City: LONDON
Billing Country: UK
Billing Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Billing Phone Number: +44207123456
Billing Fax Number: +44207123457
Billing e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Nameserver: NS1.SMITH.name
Nameserver: NS2.SMITH.name
Created On: MAY 15, 2001
Expires On: MAY 15, 2003
Updated On: MAY 15, 2001

Defensive Registration Record:

Input:

blocked = TRADEMARK XyYpF4Ju8Ma5
-or-
blocked TRADEMARK XyYpF4Ju8Ma5

Output:

Defensive Registration ID: 125DEFREG-NAME
Defensive Registration: TRADEMARK
Type: PREMIUM DEFENSIVE
Tm-identifier: CBE1234566
Country of tm-registration: DE
Date of tm-registration: 1993-05-11
Sponsoring Registrar ID: 12REGISTRAR-NAME
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Defensive Registration Status: ok
Registrant ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Registrant Organization: TRADEMARK INC
Registrant Name: GENERAL COUNSEL
Registrant Address: 125 TRADEMARK AVENUE
Registrant City: HAMBURG
Registrant State/Province: HAMBURG
Registrant Country: DE
Registrant Postal Code: 12345
Admin ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Admin Organization: TRADEMARK INC.
Admin Name: GENERAL COUNSEL JOHN SMITH
Admin Address: 125 TRADEMARK AVENUE
Admin City: HAMBURG
Admin State/Province: HAMBURG
Admin Country: DE
Admin Postal Code: 12345
Admin Phone Number: +44.207123456
Admin Fax Number: +44.207123457
Admin e-mail: GENERALCOUNSEL@TRADEMARK.DE
Billing ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Billing Organization: TRADEMARK INC.
Billing Name: GENERAL COUNSEL JOHN SMITH
Billing Address: 125 TRADEMARK AVENUE
Billing City: HAMBURG
Billing State/Province: HAMBURG
Billing Country: DE
Billing Postal Code: 12345
Billing Phone Number: +44.207123456
Billing Fax Number: +44.207123457
Billing e-mail: GENERALCOUNSEL@TRADEMARK.DE
Created On: 2001-05-15
Expires On: 2011-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15

Input:

blocked = SAMPLE.MARK XyYpF4Ju8Ma5
-or-
blocked SAMPLE.MARK XyYpF4Ju8Ma5

Output:

Defensive Registration: SAMPLE.MARK
Type: STANDARD DEFENSIVE
Tm-identifier: CBE1234566
Country of tm-registration: DE
Date of tm-registration: 1993-05-11
Sponsoring Registrar ID: 12REGISTRAR-NAME
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Registrant ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Registrant Organization: TRADEMARK INC
Registrant Name: GENERAL COUNSEL
Registrant Address: 125 TRADEMARK AVENUE
Registrant City: HAMBURG
Registrant State/Province: HAMBURG
Registrant Country: DE
Registrant Postal Code: 12345
Admin ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Admin Organization: TRADEMARK INC.
Admin Name: GENERAL COUNSEL JOHN SMITH
Admin Address: 125 TRADEMARK AVENUE
Admin City: HAMBURG
Admin Country: DE
Admin Postal Code: 12345
Admin Phone Number: +44.207123456
Admin Fax Number: +44.207123457
Admin e-mail: GENERALCOUNSEL@TRADEMARK.DE
Billing ID: 125CONTACT-NAME
Billing Organization: TRADEMARK INC.
Billing Name: GENERAL COUNSEL JOHN SMITH
Billing Address: 125 TRADEMARK AVENUE
Billing City: HAMBURG
Billing Country: DE
Billing Postal Code: 12345
Billing Phone Number: +44.207123456
Billing Fax Number: +44.207123457
Billing e-mail: GENERALCOUNSEL@TRADEMARK.DE
Created On: 2001-05-15
Expires On: 2011-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15

Contact Record:

Input:

contact 123CONTACT-NAME XyYpF4Ju8Ma5
-or-
contact = 123CONTACT-NAME XyYpF4Ju8Ma5

Output:

Contact ID:124CONTACT-NAME
Contact Name: DOMAINADMIN
Contact Registrar ID: 17REGISTRAR-NAME
Contact Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Contact Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Contact Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Contact City: LONDON
Contact Country: UK
Contact Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Contact Status: ok
Created On: May 5, 2001
Updated On: May 5, 2001

Name Server Record:

Input:

nameserver ns.smith.name XyYpF4Ju8Ma5
-or-
nameserver = 24.6.0.1 XyYpF4Ju8Ma5

Output:

Name Server ID: 123HOST-NAME
Name Server Name: NS.SMITH.NAME
Name Server Registrar ID: 12REGISTRAR-NAME
Name Server Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Name Server Status: ACTIVE
IP Address Associated: 24.6.0.1
Created On: 2001-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15

Registrar Record:

Response identical to record returned for Standard Whois.

4. Extensive Whois

Domain Name Record:

Input:

john.smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5
-or-
domain = john.smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5
- or –
smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5
-or-
domain = smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5

Output:

Note: the domain name output will always reflect the exact name entered as a query whether being a second or third level domain name.

Domain Name: JOHN.SMITH.name
Domain Name ID: 12345DOMAIN-NAME
Domain Status: ACTIVE
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Registrant ID: 123CONTACT-NAME
Registrant Name: JOHN SMITH
Registrant Address: 125 HIGH HOLBORN
Registrant City: LONDON
Registrant Country: UK
Registrant Postal Code: WC1V 6QA
Registrant Phone: +44207123456
Registrant Fax: +44207123457
Registrant e-mail: JOHN@SMITH.name
Other names registered by registrant: JOHN@SMITH.name; J.SMITH.name
Admin ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Admin Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Admin Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Admin Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Admin City: LONDON
Admin Country: UK
Admin Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Admin Phone Number: +44.207123456
Admin Fax Number: +44.207123457
Admin e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Tech ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Tech Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Tech Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Tech Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Tech City: LONDON
Tech Country: UK
Tech Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Tech Phone Number: +44.207123456
Tech Fax Number: +44.207123457
Tech e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Billing ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Billing Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Billing Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Billing Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Billing City: LONDON
Billing Country: UK
Billing Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Billing Phone Number: +44.207123456
Billing Fax Number: +44.207123457
Billing e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Nameserver ID: 12HOST-NAME
Nameserver: NS1.SMITH.name
Nameserver ID: 34HOST-NAME
Nameserver: NS2.SMITH.name
Created On: 2001-05-15
Expires On: 2003-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15

SLD Email Record:

Input:

emailforwarding = john@smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5
-or-
emailforwarding john@smith.name XyApF4Ju8Np5

Output:

SLD E-mail Name: JOHN@SMITH.name
SLD E-mail ID: 12345EMAIL-NAME
SLD E-mail Status: ACTIVE
Sponsoring Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Registrant ID: 123CONTACT-NAME
Registrant Name: JOHN SMITH
Registrant Address: 125 HIGH HOLBORN
Registrant City: LONDON
Registrant Country: UK
Registrant Postal Code: WC1V 6QA
Registrant Phone: +44207123456
Registrant Fax: +44207123457
Registrant e-mail: JOHN@SMITH.name
Other SLD E-mail names registered by registrant: J@SMITH.name
Admin ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Admin Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Admin Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Admin Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Admin City: LONDON
Admin Country: UK
Admin Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Admin Phone Number: +44.207123456
Admin Fax Number: +44.207123457
Admin e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Tech ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Tech Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Tech Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Tech Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Tech City: LONDON
Tech Country: UK
Tech Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Tech Phone Number: +44.207123456
Tech Fax Number: +44.207123457
Tech e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Billing ID: 124CONTACT-NAME
Billing Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Billing Name: DOMAINADMIN JOHN SMITH
Billing Address: 140 OXFORD STREET
Billing City: LONDON
Billing Country: UK
Billing Postal Code: WC12 4AB
Billing Phone Number: +44.207123456
Billing Fax Number: +44.207123457
Billing e-mail: DOMAINADMIN@DOMAINADMINISTRATION.CO.UK
Created On: 2001-05-15
Expires On: 2003-05-15
Updated On: 2001-05-15

Defensive Registration Record:

Input and response identical to record returned for Detailed Whois, except that at the Registrant level, phone, fax and, email information is returned.

Contact Record:

Input:

contact 123CONTACT-NAME XyYpF4Ju8Ma5

Output:

Contact ID: 123CONTACT-NAME
Contact Name: JOHN SMITH
Contact Registrar ID: 17REGISTRAR-NAME
Contact Registrar: REGISTRAR1 INC
Contact Organization: DOMAINADMINISTRATION LTD
Contact Address: 125 HIGH HOLBORN
Contact City: LONDON
Contact Country: UK
Contact Postal Code: WC1V 6QA
Contact Phone: +44207123456
Contact Fax: +44207123457
Contact e-mail: JOHN@SMITH.name
Contact Status : ok
Created On : May 5, 2001
Updated On : May 5, 2001

Name Server Record:

Input and response identical to record returned for Detailed Whois.

Registrar Record:

Input and response identical to record returned for Standard Whois.


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