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  WHOIS -- Standard Query

Category: MISC-APPS      

Application: Whois      

WHOIS (pronounced "who is"; not an acronym) is a query/response protocol which is widely used for querying an official database in order to determine the owner of a domain name, an IP address, or an autonomous system number on the Internet.

This SonicWALL signature identifies legitimate WHOIS traffic.

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