Whois term explained
Whois (who is) is a service used to collect information about a domain name. The service allows you to find not only name servers, but the domain owner to know his address and phone number, date of registration and name of Registrar.
The purpose of the use
The database of Whois services include all domain name registrars and all existing domain names. Databases are of two types:
- Centralized, where you can find any valuable information about the domains, their owners and providers;
- Destribution, which redirect the user to a specific Registrar in accordance with the request.