System Announcements

10 June 2015 planned downtime

At 07:00 (BST) on Wednesday 10 June 2015 we will have a systems outage lasting about two hours when we will be deploying a software upgrade. During this time all registration systems, Online Services and Business Intelligence (BI) will be unavailable. The Automaton will not process email requests, but they will be received and queued for processing when it restarts.

All other Nominet systems will continue to work as normal during this period.

.cymru and .wales claims phase

Please note that the .cymru and .wales claims phase will close at 07:00 (BST) on Wednesday 10th June.

Automaton phase out

After this systems outage, as part of phasing out Automaton, the following functionality will be removed from Automaton: account modify, account create, fork, name server modify and name server create. The first bill and recur bill fields will also be discontinued and domains affected will follow the standard renewals process. More information on the Automaton phase out.

If you have any questions please contact our customer services team on 01865 332233 or email to 

Date Announced: 
Wednesday, May 6, 2015 - 09:11