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[policy-wg] Changes to the AfriNIC WHOIS Server

Frank frank at
Wed Jun 28 13:27:49 UTC 2006

Changes to AfriNIC WHOIS Server

1) Email Filtering

By default the AfriNIC WHOIS Server filters out attributes that contain
email addresses to limit abuse. 

To get the original output, users can turn this off  by using the -B flag
when querying for an object. 

This is done for you automatically when querying the WHOIS server from our
web client (

2) Deprecated "Trouble" Attribute

The trouble attribute in the role object has been deprecated. 
Please use the remarks attribute for providing information on "trouble"


Frank Nnebe
AfriNIC Ltd.
Phone: +27 012 841 4468
Email: frank at

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