Last Updated on May 28, 2023
ipwhois is a Python package focused on retrieving and parsing whois data for IPv4 and IPv6 addresses.
If you are experiencing latency issues, it is likely related to rate limiting. Rate limiting is based on your source IP, which may be a problem with multiple users behind the same proxy. Additionally, LACNIC implements aggressive rate limiting.
This is free and open source software.
- Parses a majority of whois fields in to a standard dictionary.
- IPv4 and IPv6 support.
- Supports RDAP queries.
- Proxy support for RDAP queries.
- Supports legacy whois protocol queries.
- Referral whois support for legacy whois protocol.
- Recursive network parsing for IPs with parent/children networks listed.
- National Internet Registry support for JPNIC and KRNIC.
- Supports IP to ASN and ASN origin queries.
- Python 2.7 and 3.4+ supported.
- Useful set of utilities.
- Experimental bulk query support.
- Human readable field translations.
- Full CLI for IPWhois with optional ANSI colored console output.
Developer: Philip Hane
License: BSD 2-Clause “Simplified” License
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