How to Install Whois client in CentOS

Whois is a protocol which runs on port no. 43 and it is use to get the information regarding internet resources like domain name and IP Address network blocks.

Mostly it is widely used for getting information about domain like owner of domain name,its registrar, Date of expiry etc.

To install whois in CentOS use the given below command.

yum install jwhois

Domain Drop Times for .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO & .ME

In the previous post, we look at the date when expired domains will become available. However, the date alone not is not sufficient if you are really interested to catch the expired domain. There are many other people may want to have the domain, so you need to focus on the actual drop times.

Domain drop times are depending upon the extension. Please find the drop time of .COM, .NET, .ORG, .INFO & .ME in the table below.

Extension Drop Time Time Zone Relative to UTC
.COM & .NET 1.00pm to 2.15pm US Central Standard Time (CST) UTC-6 or UTC-5 (Summer)
.ORG 2.30pm to 3.30pm Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) UTC
.INFO 10.00am to 10.30am Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) UTC
.ME 2.30am to 3.00am Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) UTC