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BW whois is a modern whois client that works as a full-featured Web application or as a commandline tool
BW whois is a modern whois client that works as a full-featured Web application or as a commandline tool. BW whois is flexible and configurable with self-detecting CGI support, multiple security options in the CGI mode, a mature TLD table, database caching (using MySQL or PostgreSQL), and many more options and features
Here are some key features of "BW whois":
Self-detecting CGI support
Simple command-line use
Prevents data harvesting with multiple security features for web use
Optional result caching with an SQL database
Database features work with either MySQL or PostgreSQL
Support for multiple outgoing IP addresses
Support for available/not available results
Fully customizable HTML output
Support for Apache-style SSI (server-side includes)
External TLD table for support of ALL top-level domains
Fully configurable disclaimer stripping
Automatic support for netblocks
Unpacks packed (single-integer) IP addresses
What's New in This Release:
Multiple outgoing IP addresses are supported to help with whois servers that block based on queries per IP address.
Support was added for PostgreSQL in addition to MySQL for database features.
Support for mod_perl was improved, and support for non-standard whois servers (like whois.denic.de) was improved.
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