RE: [NTISP] Command line WHOIS

Matthew Thompson ( )
Wed, 25 Nov 1998 09:15:44 -0000

If the customner has no intention of using the domain then you can
always just let the registration fail - not pay the fee.

M@t :o)

-----Original Message-----
From: []
Sent: 25 November 1998 05:59
Subject: RE: [NTISP] Command line WHOIS

How do you intend to protect the yourself and the Internic from
absolutely bogus registrations that you will act as the willing
messanger for, sending sight unseen registrations to the Internic ?

I've considered what you are talking about but this seems a problem to


At 10:44 AM 11/24/98 -0500, you wrote:
>At 03:14 PM 11/24/98 -0000, you wrote:
>>There are a load of NT command line programs at -
>>Including a set with host, finger and whois.
>>I advise a 50 line NT windows when doing a whois with Internic or
>>Nominet as their displays can go off the screen pretty quickly.
>I'm going to redirect it to a file, and then use a self-written utility
>examine the output file to see if the domain name is no longer
>If not, I will use a freeware utility like BLAT to Email the
>directly to Internic on the spot. This way, I don't have to remember
>look, and it gets done automatically. This would be extra-useful in
>situations like I have now, where a potential customer wants such a
>and has said that they will host with us if we can score the domain for
>them. Most customers don't know that they could do it themsevles, and
>don't have time to educate themselves, so this would be an easy way to
>more revenue....
>Thanks for the pointer!
>>M@t :o)
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Jeff Woods []
>>Sent: 24 November 1998 15:11
>>Subject: [NTISP] Command line WHOIS
>>Does anyone know of a command-line WHOIS utility for Windows NT? I
>>to monitor a domain in a batch file, so that once it goes off "Hold" I
>>auto-send an Email to register it myself. Thanks!
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