In this course you learned about the whois command. For more advanced commands check out CyberShaolin's course on linux commands.

Hope you had fun learning. :-)

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In this scenario you will be learning about a reconnaissance command that you can use to learn information about DNS names, or a ip-address block.

Hackers use reconnaissance tools to find information about their targets, networks, etc.

We will be using the whois to gather information about a web domain (the URL address). Some companies will use a privacy service and so the whois command wont give out personal information like the owner and address of the owner who owns a particular web domain.

The command we will be learning about is the whois command.