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Python package for retrieving WHOIS information of domains.

Project description

whois

A Python package for retrieving WHOIS information of domains.

Features

  • Python wrapper for Linux “whois” command
  • simple interface to access parsed WHOIS data for a given domain
  • able to extract data for all the popular TLDs (com, org, net, biz, info, pl, jp, uk, nz, …)
  • query a WHOIS server directly instead of going through an intermediate web service like many others do
  • works with Python 2.4+ and Python 3.x
  • all dates as datetime objects
  • possibility to cache results

Help Wanted

You contributions are welcome , look for the Help wanted tag https://github.com/DannyCork/python-whois/labels/help%20wanted

Usage example

Install whois package from your distribution (e.g apt install whois)

$pip install whois

>>> import whois
>>> domain = whois.query('google.com')
>>> print(domain.__dict__)
{
        'expiration_date': datetime.datetime(2020, 9, 14, 0, 0),
        'last_updated': datetime.datetime(2011, 7, 20, 0, 0),
        'registrar': 'MARKMONITOR INC.',
        'name': 'google.com',
        'creation_date': datetime.datetime(1997, 9, 15, 0, 0)
}
>>> print(domain.name)
google.com
>>> print(domain.expiration_date)
2020-09-14 00:00:00

ccTLD & TLD support

ccTLD - uz - at - be - br - co - co.jp - cz - de - eu - fr - it - jp - lv - nz - pl - ru - uk - us - mx - br - sh - id - tv - cc - nyc - pw

TLD - biz - com - info - me - name - net - org - io - xyz - tel - online - wiki - press - pharmacy - kr - cn

Support

Python 3.x supported. Should work on Python 2.x but not supported.

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