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.
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.
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