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Whois Whois

Whois gathers and processes domains, IPs, and DNS records to produce comprehensive footprints for cybersecurity and other practical use cases.

Creating a Whois connection

Using API Key

To create the connection you need:

  • An API Key

Obtaining the credentials

Navigate to your My Products page to get your personal API Key. Refer to the WhoIs Documentation for information on obtaining the API key.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Whois icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Key as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API Key
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.