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Description of fields in Whois for Ukrainian domains

Whois is a request / response protocol, a database of registered domains. With this database, any user can get detailed information about the domain: information about the employment of the domain, its administrator and IP address.

In this article, we will look at the meaning of fields in Whois for most Ukrainian domains.

Field name
Description
domain
Domain name
dom-public
Domain name category. A "YES" mark in this field means that the domain is public, a "NO" mark is a private domain.
license
The trademark number on the basis of which the .UA domain name is registered. Only the second level .UA domains contain this field.
mnt-by
The ID of the registrar that serves the domain name
nserver
The name of the name server that ensures the technical performance of the domain name. Optional field, takes from one to 13 lines. If the domain name of this name server includes the domain name in which it is used, an additional record of such a server is displayed in a separate Glue Records object
ds-rdata
An attribute that contains information about a signed delegation record for DNSSEC. Optional field, takes from one to six lines. Each line must contain the following parameters (with a space): key tag, algorithm, digest type, digest
status
Domain name status. One or more lines.
created
The creation date of the domain name
modified
Last date for changes to the domain object
expires
Term of registration of a domain name in a registry
source
The name of a registry

The Glue Records contains the following fields:

Field name
Description
nserver
Name server name
IP-address
Name server IP address. The record can contain an IPv4 or IPv6 address. Can take from one to 13 lines

The Registrar entry contains the following required fields:

Field name
Description
registrar
The registrar ID that serves the domain name
organization
Name of registrar organization (in English)
organization-loc
Name of the registrar organization (in Ukrainian)
url
Official registrar's website
city
The location of the registrar
country
International country code of two Latin letters according to ISO
abuse-url
URL-address for sending email appeals to the domain registrar (required field)
abuse-email
Contact email address for complaints
abuse-phone
Phone number for complaints
abuse-postal
Mailing address for complaints in English
abuse-postal-loc
Postal address for complaints in Ukrainian (required field)
source
The name of a registry

The record of contacts with the data of the registrant, administrative contact (Admin-c), technical contact (Tech-c) of the domain name contains the following mandatory fields:

Field name
Description
person
Name of contact person
organization
Contact person organization (may be missing)
e-mail
Email address of the contact person
address
Mailing address
postal-code
ZIP Code
country
International country code of two Latin letters according to ISO
phone
Phone number
mnt-by
The ID of the registrar who can make changes to the contact information
status
Contact status
created
Contact creation date
source
Conditional name of the register


For most Ukrainian domains, except .PP.UA, you can choose which data to publish or hide in Whois.

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  1. Alexey Momot

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