Get WHOIS Data for a Domain in Python

WHOIS information is necessary for discovering the entity behind a domain, which can be useful to prevent any threats or to discover potential partnerships. The following API will validate whether a domain name exists and retrieve WHOIS information for the input such as the registration details.

Run this command to install the SDK:

pip install cloudmersive-validate-api-client

Then, you can call the function:

from __future__ import print_function
import time
import cloudmersive_validate_api_client
from import ApiException
from pprint import pprint
# Configure API key authorization: Apikey
configuration = cloudmersive_validate_api_client.Configuration()
configuration.api_key['Apikey'] = 'YOUR_API_KEY'
# create an instance of the API class
api_instance = cloudmersive_validate_api_client.DomainApi(cloudmersive_validate_api_client.ApiClient(configuration))
domain = 'domain_example' # str | Domain name to check, for example \"\". The input is a string so be sure to enclose it in double-quotes.
# Get WHOIS information for a domain
api_response = api_instance.domain_post(domain)
except ApiException as e:
print("Exception when calling DomainApi->domain_post: %s\n" % e)

This will return the registrant name, organization, email, street address, telephone number, WHOIS server, raw text record, and the date it was created. You can retrieve the API Key from the at no cost and with no commitment. This will provide you with 800 monthly calls across our library of APIs.



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