The APNIC Whois Database is a publicly searchable database detailing address usage within the Asia Pacific region. The results of any search are provided purely for operational purposes (such as finding the authoritative contact for a troublesome machine) and are not to be used for commercial or marketing purposes.
Quick Beginners Guide
The APNIC Whois Database, stores information as ‘Objects’. Objects can store information about:
- IP address ranges
- Routing policies
- Reverse DNS delegations
- Network contact information.
Numeric Internet resources must be properly and accurately registered in the APNIC Whois Database to fulfill the goals of global addressing policy.
Quick Beginners Guide | Test Whois Database
There are two ways to search the APNIC Whois Database:
- Use the online Whois search facility
- Query whois.apnic.net directly from the command line
- How do I update network and contact information?
- Record Internet Number Resource delegations
- Record Routing Information
- Record Customer Assignments (SOR and AW)
- Guide to Reverse Delegation
- Lame DNS Reverse Delegation
- Network troubleshooting tools