Changelog (Archive)

0.9.1 (2014-10-14)

  • Added ignore_referral_errors parameter to lookup().
  • Fixed ipaddress import conflicts with alternate ipaddress module.
  • Tuned import exception in ipwhois.utils.
  • Fixed retry handling in get_whois().
  • Fixed CIDR regex parsing bug where some nets were excluded from the results.

0.9.0 (2014-07-27)

  • Fixed order on REST email fields
  • Fixed setup error for initial install when dependencies don’t exist.
  • Added RWhois support.
  • Added server and port parameters to IPWhois.get_whois().
  • Added unique_addresses() to ipwhois.utils and unit tests.
  • Added some unit tests to test_lookup().
  • Replaced dict.copy() with copy.deepcopy(dict).
  • Fixed bug in abuse emails parsing.
  • Added handle and range values to returned nets dictionary.

0.8.2 (2014-05-12)

  • Fixed multi-line field parsing (Issue #36).
  • Added unique_everseen() to ipwhois.utils to fix multi-line field order.
  • Re-added support for RIPE RWS now that their API is fixed.

0.8.1 (2014-03-05)

  • Fixed encoding error in IPWhois.get_whois().

0.8.0 (2014-02-18)

  • Added ASNRegistryError to handle unknown ASN registry return values.
  • Added ASN registry lookup third tier fallback to ARIN.
  • Fixed variable naming to avoid shadows built-in confusion.
  • Fixed some type errors: Expected type ‘str’, got ‘dict[str, dict]’ instead.
  • Fixed RIPE RWS links, since they changed their API.
  • Temporarily removed RIPE RWS functionality until they fix their API.
  • Removed RADB fallback, since RIPE removed it.

0.7.0 (2014-01-14)

  • Added Python 2.6+ support.
  • The country field in net dicts is now forced uppercase.

0.6.0 (2014-01-13)

  • Added APNIC RWS support for IPWhois.lookup_rws().
  • Fixed issue in IPWhois.lookup_rws() for radb-grs fallback.

0.5.2 (2013-12-07)

  • Fixed special character issue in countries XML file (Issue #23).

0.5.1 (2013-12-03)

  • Moved regex string literal declarations to NIC_WHOIS dict.
  • Moved RWS parsing to own private functions.
  • Moved base_net dict to global BASE_NET.
  • More granular exception handling in lookup functions.
  • Fixed email parsing for ARIN and RIPE RWS.
  • Changed some ‘if key in dict’ statements to try/except for slight performance increase in lookup functions.
  • Removed generic exception handling (returned blank dict) on get_countries().
  • More PEP 8 reformatting.
  • Minor docstring modifications.
  • Added some unit tests to test_lookup() and test_lookup_rws().

0.5.0 (2013-11-20)

  • Reformatting for PEP 8 compliance.
  • Added LACNIC RWS (Beta v2) support for IPWhois.lookup_rws().

0.4.0 (2013-10-17)

  • Added support for network registered and updated time stamps (keys: created, updated). Value in ISO 8601 format.
  • Added value assertion to
  • Fixed IPWhois.lookup() handling of processed values. If processing throws an exception, discard the value and not the net dictionary.

0.3.0 (2013-09-30)

  • Fixed get_countries() to work with frozen executables.
  • Added dnspython3 rdtypes import to fix issue with frozen executables.
  • Moved iso_3166-1_list_en.xml to /data.
  • Added retry_count to IPWhois.lookup() and IPWhois.lookup_rws().

0.2.1 (2013-09-27)

  • Fixed LACNIC CIDR validation on IPWhois.lookup().
  • Fixed bug in IPWhois.get_whois() for query rate limiting. This was discovered via testing multiprocessing with 8+ processes running asynchronously.

0.2.0 (2013-09-23)

  • Added support for emails (keys: abuse_emails, tech_emails, misc_emails).
  • Changed regex to use group naming for more complex searching.
  • Added some missing exception handling in lookup_rws().

0.1.9 (2013-09-18)

  • Added exceptions to import in
  • Added IPWhois.__repr__().
  • Moved exceptions to get_*() functions.
  • Added exception HostLookupError.
  • Various optimizations.
  • Added some unit tests.

0.1.8 (2013-09-17)

  • Removed set_proxy() in favor of having the user provide their own urllib.request.OpenerDirector instance as a parameter to IPWhois().
  • Restructured package in favor of modularity. get_countries() is now located in ipwhois.utils.
  • Added exception WhoisLookupError for IPWhois.lookup() and IPWhois.lookup_rws().

0.1.7 (2013-09-16)

  • Fixed bug in set_proxy().
  • Removed ARIN top level network entries from return dictionary of IPWhois.lookup_rws().
  • Fixed bug in ARIN RWS parsing when only one network.

0.1.6 (2013-09-16)

  • Added IPWhois.get_host() to resolve hostname information.
  • Added address and postal_code fields to parsed results.
  • Normalized single/double quote use.

0.1.5 (2013-09-13)

  • Added set_proxy() function for proxy support in Whois-RWS queries.
  • Added IPWhois.lookup_rws() function for Whois-RWS queries.

0.1.4 (2013-09-12)

  • Added validity checks for the asn_registry value due to a bug in the Team Cymru ASN lookup over night.
  • Added timeout argument to IPWhois(). This is the default timeout in seconds for socket connections.
  • Fixed decoding issue in IPWhois.get_whois().

0.1.3 (2013-09-11)

  • Added exception handling with query retry support for socket errors, timeouts, connection resets.
  • Moved ASN queries to their own functions (IPWhois.get_asn_dns() and IPWhois.get_asn_whois())
  • Moved whois query to its own function (IPWhois.get_whois())
  • Country codes are now forced as upper case in the return dictionary.

0.1.2 (2013-09-10)

  • Fixed file path for get_countries().
  • Fixed variable names that conflicted with builtins.
  • Added content to README.
  • Moved CHANGES.txt to CHANGES.rst and added to
  • Download URL now points to GitHub master tarball.

0.1.1 (2013-09-09)

  • Fixed README issue.

0.1.0 (2013-09-06)

  • Initial release.