Check if a domain is available and get the answer in just one line

whois domainnametocheck.com | grep match
Returns nothing if the domain exists and 'No match for domain.com' otherwise.

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By: Timothee
2009-08-11 13:33:25

What Others Think

grep match doesn't work for me in freebsd or linux. I do this instead: whois foo.com | grep -iA5 registrant:
rkulla · 446 weeks ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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