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How to Get Domain Whois Data in C with Sockets on Linux – Code Example

By | August 7, 2020

Whois A whois client is a program that will simply fetch the whois information for a domain/ip address from the whois servers. The code over here works according to the algorithm discussed here. A whois server runs a whois service on port 43 (whois port). We need to connect to this port with sockets and… Read More »