24 July 2017 - WHOIS changes Status: Planned
From 24 July 2017 we will be retiring the ability to do a nameserver query without specifying "nameserver".
22 June 2017 – Searchable WHOIS planned system maintenance Status: Planned
On Thursday 22 June 2017 we will be carrying out some essential maintenance to the Searchable WHOIS service. The work will be carried out between 10:00 – 11:00 BST (UTC +1).
4 July - gTLD Registrar Abuse Contact and WHOIS Output changes Status: Planned
To meet the new ICANN requirements for the updated Registry Registration Data Directory Services Consistent Labeling and Display Policy, we are making the gTLD Registrar Abuse Contact mandatory for
1 June 2017 - gTLD Testbed (OT&E) Maintenance Status: Completed
On Thursday 1 June the gTLD Testbed (Operational Test and Evaluation - OT&E) will be unavailable for approximately one hour 11:00-12:00 BST (UTC+1).
12 May - Service Announcement Status: Completed
We have resolved the systems issue experienced by gTLD registrars earlier today and gTLD registration systems are now available. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.
12 June 2017 - UK Testbed (OT&E) Maintenance Status: Completed
On Monday 12 June the UK Testbed (Operational Test and Evaluation - OT&E) will be unavailable for approximately one hour 10:00-11:00 BST (UTC+1).
11 May 2017 - Planned System Maintenance Status: Completed
On Thursday 11 May maintenance will be taking place during the hours of 07:00 - 08:00 BST (UTC +1). There is a very low risk that connections could be reset during this maintenance window.
13 June 2017 - Planned System Maintenance Status: Completed
On Tuesday 13 June maintenance will be taking place for approximately two hours from 06:00 - 08:00 BST (UTC +1).
3 May 2017 - Business Intelligence Maintenance Status: Completed
At 15:00 BST (UTC+1) on Wednesday 3 May we will have a Business Intelligence (BI) outage lasting approximately one hour to allow us to undertake some important maintenance. The BI service will be u
26 April 2017 - Testbed maintenance Status: Completed
On Wednesday 26 April the UK and gTLD testbed (Operational Test and Evaluation - OT&E) will be unavailable for approximately one hour 10:00 - 11:00 BST (UTC+1).