How to use the registrar whois

Registrar whois displays all information registered about domains and holders under .no. On this page you will find answers to the most common questions related to registrar whois.

What can you search for?

In the search box you can enter the following:

  • domain names, such as norid.no
  • whole or part of names of persons or roles
  • organization number
  • full name of name servers, such as nn.uninett.no
  • complete Norid handle, such as UNA780-NORID (the last character before the hyphen is always a letter)

Note that you can not search for an organization name.

The below guidance assumes that the lookup is done via the registrar whois web proxy at https://registrarwhois.norid.no.

An example of a search result is inserted at the bottom of this page.

The most common questions

Who is the registrar for a domain?

  1. Enter the domain name in the search field
  2. Click on the Registrar Handle link
All registered data about the registrar is shown.

Which domains does the organization have?

  1. Enter the organization number in the search field.
  2. At the bottom of the result page you will find a Total Number of Domains line, which shows the number of domains registered by the organization. If the organization has used multiple registrars, multiple hits are shown, each linking to different NORID Handles. Each of these may contain different domains. Follow each of the NORID Handle links to see see corresponding domains, which then are listed on the Domains line at the bottom of the result page.

Who are the contacts for a domain?

  1. Enter the domain name in the search field
  2. A result is shown, containing several contact handles:
    • Domain Holder Handle: The domain holder. Details about the holder is shown further down on the page. The Name field contains the name of the person who is legally responsible at the holders’s.
    • Tech-c Handle: The technical contact for the domain. Follow the link to see the contact details.

Example: Lookup the domain norid.no

% By looking up information in the Registrar whois, you confirm that
% you accept the terms and conditions of the service:
% https://www.norid.no/en/registrar/system/tjenester/registrarwhois/vilkar/
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% UNINETT Norid AS holds the copyright to the lookup service, content,
% layout and the underlying collections of information used in the
% service (cf. the Act on Intellectual Property of May 2, 1961, No.
% 2). Violation of the terms and conditions will count as a major
% breach of the registrar agreement, cf clause 7, fourth paragraph,
% and can lead to an immediate termination of the agreement. Use of
% data from the lookup service in violation of the terms and
% conditions may also result in legal pursuit.
Domain Information NORID Handle...............: NOR18456D-NORID Domain Name................: norid.no Domain Holder Handle.......: UNA78O-NORID Registrar Handle...........: REG2-NORID Tech-c Handle..............: UH9R-NORID Name Server Handle.........: NAC2H-NORID
Name Server Handle.........: NN14H-NORID Name Server Handle.........: NSUN1239H-NORID Name Server Handle.........: SERV41H-NORID DNSSEC.....................: Signed DS Key Tag 1...........: 50212 Algorithm 1...........: 8 Digest Type 1...........: 2 Digest 1...........: 555cd4da5203e4d74a1c94e3433502ec9d8d4a09a28e6a85f47ade020137f423 Additional information: Created: 1999-11-15 Last updated: 2018-05-24 NORID Handle...............: UNA78O-NORID Type.......................: organization Name.......................: Hilde Thunem Organization Name..........: UNINETT NORID AS Id Type....................: organization_number Id Number..................: 985821585 Organization Type..........: AS Registrar Handle...........: REG2-NORID Post Address...............: Postboks 4769 Sluppen Postal Code................: NO-7465 Postal Area................: Trondheim Country....................: NO Phone Number...............: +47 73 55 73 55 Email Address..............: info@norid.no Additional Email...........: hilde.thunem@uninett.no Additional information: Created: 2010-10-01 Last updated: 2018-05-04
Last updated 22 June 2019