WHOIS

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WHOIS

A query into a computer system seeking the identity of a domain name, IP address or other unknown information. The WHOIS query promotes security on computer systems.
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Activeworx key features include rules-based alerting through protocols, including e-mail, cell phone text messaging and Syslog; capability to visualize events in multiple ways, including text, charts and graphs; a static event-relationship diagram that allows the user to replay the order in which the event occurred; easy sharing of event details with other network administrators by using ASC; and an integrated IP address lookup.
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