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whois de Domain, Use whois For .DE Domains

Recently I wrote an article about using dig and whois on Windows 7. If you want to review the previous article click here. A question recently came up about how to whois .de domains. For each TLD or Top Level Domain such as .de,, .mil, .ru, etc. you will need to use a different whois server. Below there is information about attempting to run whois against without specifying a different whois server followed by information using the proper whois server.