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7 whois: Whois user interface

Synopsis:

     whois [OPTION]... OBJECT...
-a
Search all databases.
-F
Fast raw output (implies -r).
-g SOURCE:FIRST-LAST
Find updates from SOURCE from serial FIRST to LAST.
-h HOST
Connect to server HOST.
-H
Hide legal disclaimers.
-i ATTR[,ATTR]...
Do an inverse lookup for specified attributes.
-l
One level less specific lookup (RPSL only).
-L
Find all Less specific matches.
-M
Find all More specific matches.
-m
Find first level more specific matches.
-r
Turn off recursive lookups.
-p PORT
Connect to PORT.
-R
Force to show local copy of the domain object even if it contains referral.
-S
Tell server to leave out syntactic sugar.
-s SOURCE[,SOURCE]...
Search the database from SOURCE.
-T TYPE[,TYPE]...
Only look for objects of TYPE.
-q [version|sources]
Query specified server info (RPSL only).
-t TYPE
Requests template for object of TYPE ('all' for a list).
-v TYPE
Requests verbose template for object of TYPE.
-x
Exact match only (RPSL only).