WHOIS – is a network protocol that secures data on domain names. Includes information such as: IP-address, date of registration and ending on the whole contact details of the owner specified for domain registration.
What is WHOIS?
On the Internet you can find a large number of special WHOIS service. Which is enough to enter the domain name and get all the information about the owner. Previously, the use of WHOIS had to use the command line, but over time the services have improved this possibility. One of the WHOIS service is a Russian-language website that will help you easily learn all about your domain of interest.
WHOIS database contains all registered domains, plus public information domain registrar, DNS-servers, etc. WHOIS service, in particular, used to test free domain name or not, and, as mentioned above find the contact information of the domain owner. It is the very idea for which was created WHOIS system.
In WHOIS database is telephone numbers, mailboxes and other available information. If the domain is registered for any organization, you can find the following data: company name, current phone, E-mail, address, and individuals. Unless, of course, as it sees fit the domain owner.
If there was a case that you have registered the domain through an acquaintance, friend, colleague, neighbor, etc. The first thing to check WHOIS service he really belongs to you. And if any negligence domain may be lost forever. Also, if you forget important information about the domain (username and password), you risk losing the domain forever.