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RIPE Whois Server

The RIPE Whois server uses a backend SQL database to allow support for very large repositories. There is support for IPv6 records and lookups. Both RPSL and RIPE181 are supported.

Operating Systems

Last announcement

Change in development methodology 04 Apr 2011 18:47

RIPE no longer uses version control or Bugzilla for their software releases. The webpage for the RIPE WhoIs server has also been discontinued.

Recent releases

  •  28 Jul 2012 20:46

    Release Notes: This release adds minor bugfixes and enhancements.

    •  15 Apr 2012 18:09

      Release Notes: Numerous bugfixes and enhancements.

      •  04 Apr 2011 18:45

        Release Notes: Numerous bugfixes and enhancements.

        •  19 Jun 2005 07:26

          Release Notes: LIMERICK records have been upgraded to a more generic POEM type. ORGANIZATION records have been added. Reverse DNS registry checking has been added. A Perl RPSL library has been added. dbupdate is now aware of X.509. The build code is now fully based on autoconf/automake. RPSL variant support can be selected at build time.

          •  08 May 2004 01:39

            Release Notes: Experimental reworking of database components.


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