System Announcements

16 August 2016 - Planned System Maintenance

At 06:00 (BST) on Tuesday 16 August 2016 we will have a systems outage lasting up to two hours while we carry out essential maintenance.  During this time all registry services will be intermittently unavailable and connections will be reset.

The following services will be impacted during this time:

  • Business Intelligence
  • All Nominet Websites
  • DAC
  • EPP
  • gTLD Services
  • Online Services
  • PRSS
  • Testbed (Operational Test & Evaluation)
  • Web Domain Manager
  • WHOIS2

TLS Strengthening

From 16 August 2016 you will need to use TLS 1.1 or higher for your EPP connections. Connections attempted using lower TLS levels will fail.

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

Date Announced: 
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 15:22