Source code for PyFunceble.lookup.whois

The tool to check the availability or syntax of domain, IP or URL.


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Provides the WHOIS lookup interface.

    Nissar Chababy, @funilrys, contactTATAfunilrysTODTODcom

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from random import choice
from socket import AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM
from socket import error as socket_error
from socket import socket
from socket import timeout as socket_timeout

import PyFunceble

from .referer import Referer

[docs]class WhoisLookup: """ Implementation of the UNIX `whois` command. :param str subject: The subject we are working with. :param str server: The WHOIS server we are working with. .. note:: If :code:`None` is given, we look for the best one. :param int timeout: The timeout to apply. .. warning:: The timeout must be a modulo of :code:`3`. """ # Set the port we are going to working with. universal_port = 43 # Set the size of the buffer which extrating # the expiration date. buffer_size = 4096 def __init__(self, subject, server=None, timeout=3): if subject: # The subject is not empty nor None. if isinstance(subject, str): # The subject is a str. # We share it. self.subject = subject else: # The subject is not a str. # We raise an exception. raise ValueError("expected {0}".format(type(str))) if server is not None: # The server is given. if isinstance(server, str): # The server is a str. resolved_server = PyFunceble.DNSLOOKUP.a_record(server) try: # We share it. self.server = choice(resolved_server) except (IndexError, TypeError): self.server = None else: # The server is not a str. # We raise an exception. raise ValueError("`server` must be a string.") else: # The server is not given or is None. # We get the server. self.server = Referer(self.subject).get()[0] if timeout: # The timeout is given. if isinstance(timeout, (int, float)): # The timeout is an int # We share it. self.timeout = float(timeout) else: # The timeout is something we could not understand. # We eaise an exception. raise ValueError("`timeout` must be an integer or float.")
[docs] def request(self): # pragma: no cover """ Perform the WHOIS request. """ result = None if self.server and self.subject: # A server was found or is given. # We initiate a socket for the request. req = socket(AF_INET, SOCK_STREAM) # We set the timeout. req.settimeout(self.timeout) try: # We try to connect to the whois server at the port 43. req.connect((self.server, self.universal_port)) except socket_error: return result # We send and encode the domain we want the information from. req.send("{}\r\n".format(self.subject).encode()) # We initiate a bytes variable which will save the response from the server. response = bytes("", "utf-8") while True: # We loop infinitly try: data = req.recv(self.buffer_size) except (ConnectionResetError, socket_timeout): # We got an error. # We close the connection. req.close() # And we return the result. return result # Eerything goes right. # We append the data to the response. response += data if not data: # The data is empty or equal to None. # We close the connection. req.close() # And we break the loop. break try: # We finally decode and return the response we got from the server. return response.decode() except UnicodeDecodeError: # We may get a decoding error. # We decode the response explicitly. # Note: Because we don't want to deal with other issue, we # decided to use `replace` in order to automatically replace # all non utf-8 encoded characters. return response.decode("utf-8", "replace") # The whois server is not given nor found. return result