NICNAME/WHOIS, March 1982
- Canonical URL:
- File formats:
- Obsoleted by:
- RFC 954, RFC 3912
- K. Harrenstien
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This RFC gives a description of what the NICNAME/WHOIS Server is and how to access it. This server together with the corresponding Identification Data Base provides online directory look-up equivalent to the ARPANET Directory.
For the definition of Status, see RFC 2026.
For the definition of Stream, see RFC 4844.