Usage of JPNIC database Japanese Page
At present, the following 7 kinds of information are administrated by JPNIC. These information can be retrieved with the help of whois, and the address is whois.nic.ad.jp.
Domain Information [DOM]
Contains information on: the name of the organization, postal address, the name of the administrative contact/technical contact, DNS information, and the IP address of a particular domain.
Network Information [NET]
Contains information on: the name of the organization, postal address, the name of the administrative contact/technical contact, and DNS information of a particular assigned IP address.
Personal Information [PERSON]
Contains information on: the e-mail address, home address, phone number, fax number of the administrative contact/technical contact.
Host Information [HOST]
Contains information on: the IP address of the DNS server, technical contact, the types of CPU/OS used.
Project Information [PROJ]
Contains information on: the name of administrative contact/technical contact, NOCs, domain name, IP address of the network organization.
NOC Information [NOC]
Contains information on: the name of the technical contact of a NOC, the IP networks connected to a NOC.
Community Information [COM]
Contains the community information necessary for operating networks. (e-mail address, reference, administrative contact)
For further information about the usage of whois service, execute the following command.
% whois -h whois.nic.ad.jp help/e
The following things will be displayed as as soon as the command is executed.
[ 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'. ] <JPNIC WHOIS HELP> Sep. 1, 1993 email@example.com 1. JPNIC WHOIS database includes the following type of information in Japan: TYPE Descritopn ---------------------------------------------------------- DOM Domain Information (domain names) NET Network Information (network numbers) HOST Host Information (name servers) PERSON Personal Information (contacts) PROJ Project Infomation (network projects) NOC NOC Information (network operation centers) COM Community Information (mailling lists) 2. How to get the information: STRING Broad search all over the types !STRING Key search all over the types To restrict the search to a certain type of information: TYPE STRING TYPE is one of DOM, NET, etc. (see above) To obtain detail or related information: *STRING Expand the output even when multiple matches %STRING Expand the contact fileds or known sub-domains ^STRING Display what refers to the information When you don't know exactly: STRING... Partial search starting with STRING ...STRING Partial search ending with STRING if STRING contains an '@', search only E-Mail fields: name@ Find everyone with the name. @domain Find everyone in the domain. name@domain Find everyone with the name in the domain. 3. Use of the information you get from JPNIC WHOIS is limited to ONLY for network operations.