does my domain name registration not show up on Whois?"
name appears to be available especially when you go to another
registrars site and perform a WHOIS search)
WHOIS information for a domain registered by CASDNS, or any
registrar for that matter, may not show up immediately on every whois
lookup, especially some competing registrars. There are many
Whois programs currently running, and on some, there could be a delay
as long as 24-48 hours before your domain name registration shows
up. However, your domain is still registered, and no one can
take it from you.
Receiving a message "No Results Found" or "No Match For
. . ." after querying a recently registered domain through
another registrar's WHOIS may be an indication that the registrar you
are visiting does not display the WHOIS information of competing
registrars. Actually attempting to register the domain will state that
the domain "is not available or taken".
whois programs only return the URL of the registrar where you
registered your name and not the complete registrant
information. Go to that URL to check your name, and normal whois
results will be returned.
the registry may not be connecting for whois queries. You must
keep in mind that although the Whois is amazingly accurate, it is not
the final authority, regardless of the version, on domain
registrations, and can be quirky at times. Normally, if you give the
Whois a little time to synchronize with the central registry
databases, it will correct itself and display the accurate
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