OWI - Oveas WhoIs Interface

OWI - Oveas WhoIs Interface


OWI - Oveas WhoIs Interface

A simple-to-use Domain Name Checker!

version 0.1

Released: Nov 27, 2002


OWI is a small tool that allows visitors of your site to check if a domain name is still availeble. If so, you can immediatly redirect your visitor to a pre-defined page where the domain name can be reserved.
Configuration is simple but powerfull.

This software requires OPL, Oveas Perl Library, v1.4 or better. OPL is available from http://freeware.oveas.com/opl

The program is, and will remain, freeware!.

Language support

The file owi_def.msg contains all displayed texts. You can create your own message files in your own language. The file owp_def.msg contains instructions how to do this. These instructions can also be found in the documentation that comes with OWI.
If you created message files in your own language that you are willing to share with others, please mail them to Dit e-mailadres is beschermd tegen spambots. U heeft JavaScript nodig om het te kunnen zien. . The files will be made available right here.
The following message files are currently available:


PDF Documentation in Adobe PDF format is included in the download archive.
HTML The HTML version of the documentation is available online.

Download OWI

Two distribution sets are availble:


Installation is currently a manual job; OWI comes without an installation tool.
First of all, copy the file 'owi.cgi' to a location on the server where it can be executed, e.g., to your cgi-bin directory:
cd my-document-root/cgi-bin
mv original-location/owi.cgi .
Make sure OWI is executable:
chmod +x owi.cgi
That's it!

Support and Feedback

The documentation should provide you with all information you need to get your own surveys running. For support issues that are not covered by the manual, please use the OWI Forum.

OWI comes with no warranty, use of this tool is at own risk.
OWI can be freely used and distributed, as long as all files included with this distribution are distributed together. It is not allowed to make changes to OWI.

©2002, Oscar van Eijk, Oveas Functionality Provider