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Two-factor authentication to be required for all .UK and gTLD registrars

March 27, 2017 11:08 am

Nominet is committed to ensuring the .UK domain and gTLDs it operates are secure and trusted. Following the successful launch of optional two-factor authentication (2FA) for registrars accessing Online Services, in 2014, 2FA will be mandatory for all registrars from 9 May 2017. Other systems and services such as EPP and DAC are not affected....

Registrar Compliance Programme Update

February 3, 2017 3:38 pm

Thank you to all registrars for engaging with the 2016 Registrar Compliance Programme.  Your assistance and co-operation has enabled the 2016 programme to be delivered on schedule.  Highlights from 2016 include: Delivery of 2,655 Registrar Reviews 1,120 registrar tags have now moved to the Accredited Channel Partner and Self Managed classifications Registrar operational and data...

January 2017 Maintenance

January 3, 2017 12:37 pm

As part of our commitment to ensuring the infrastructure underpinning .UK and our gTLD services remains secure, reliable and resilient, we are undertaking some important infrastructure maintenance during January. There will be no interruption to DNS and all websites and email addresses using domain names that we host will remain available throughout the work. We aim...

Registrar Resources Downtime 13 May

May 13, 2016 2:45 pm

On Friday 13 May the Registrar Resources website, registrars.nominet.org.uk, was unavailable for approximately 10 minutes between 14:45 – 15:00, due to a denial of service attack. The attack was successfully neutralised and no further issues with the Registrar Resources website are anticipated.

Registrar Compliance Programme Update

March 10, 2016 10:32 am

Thank you to all registrars for engaging with the 2015 Registrar Compliance Programme. Highlights from this work include:   1,000 registrar tags moved to the new Accredited Channel Partner and Self-Managed classifications Delivery of 3,500 registrar reviews  Supporting registrars through the implementation of the Data Quality Policy and identifying areas where operational processes could be...

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