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need to find who owns IP address 208.51.212.88

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Hi ,
I have noticed some remote connections to our firewall from 208.51.212.88
when I do a lookup I get different results ( depending which site I use)
but according to whois.urih.com it belongs to DoD since 1998

is there a site that you can refer me to so I can find out who / where this IP is located to ?

thanks.
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Question by:c_hockland
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by:Shane Kahkola
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You can see for yourself here at Arin.net

From here, you hvae to contact Level3 to find out more.
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by:Dave Baldwin
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208.51.212.88 does not respond to a page request and does not provide a domain name lookup.  And 'whois' looks up Domain names, not IP addresses.
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by:Rezwan Islam
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What you are looking for can be obtained using "Curl" utility if can run up a Ubuntu box (if you don't have one already).
If you have a Ubuntu box try and you will find the owner;

$curl ipinfo.io/208.51.212.88
{
  "ip": "208.51.212.88",
  "hostname": "No Hostname",
  "city": null,
  "region": null,
  "country": "US",
  "loc": "38.0000,-97.0000",
  "org": "AS3549 Level 3 Communications, Inc."
}
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by:Monika Bharti
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Hi,

This IP address is used by the Organization Level 3 Communication, which provide you the networks service connection through Level 3 communication. If you want to see the results, trace this IP address, by go through this link   http://www.ip-adress.com/ip_tracer/208.51.212.88

Level 3 Communications is an “American multinational telecommunications” and “Internet service provider” company. It works over a large network of the Internet. And to get more information about the IP address you mention above, contact to the Level 3 communication service provider, to go through the link http://www.level3.com/en/
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giltjr earned 250 total points
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Are you sure you typed in the correct IP address, 208.51.212.88,?

According to everything everybody has found that is owned by Level 3.  I even went to the site you quoted and it says Level 3.
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by:charles abtrim
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Check out the site www.domaintools.com.

You may need to pay for a trial membership to get the answer.  I have used them in the past with success.
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