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IEDR Switch A Nameserver

While this might not be terribly exciting unless you’re a DNS geek .. IEDR have changed one of their nameservers. Banba is no more. Well it’s still there .. .. it’s just not in the root anymore: eg. dig +trace log.ie ; <<>> DiG 9.7.3 <<>> +trace log.ie ;; global options: +cmd .           […]

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IEDR Claim Website Will Be Restored Tomorrow

The IEDR’s main website has been in “maintenance mode” for the last two weeks with a simple message about a security incident being displayed. As of this morning, however, it has been updated with slightly different text: IE Domain Registry (IEDR) has restored services to all of its customers. Our corporate website, which is moving […]

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IEDR Take Website Offline Following High Profile Domain Hijacks

The IEDR websites are currently unavailable. However this time there is a holding page which carries a simple explanatory message: IEDR systems are currently unavailable. We apologise for the inconvenience to our customers. As you may be aware, there was a security incident on Tuesday 9th October, involving two high profile .ie domains. There was […]

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GoDaddy Suffers Massive Outage

GoDaddy is the world’s largest registrar and hosting provider. Earlier this evening they suffered a massive outage which appears to be related primarily to their DNS. However it is unclear if that is the issue and it is also unclear as to what is the cause. At the moment pretty much every tech blog on […]

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.Nz Registry Enables DNSSEC

The .nz domain registry has announced that they have enabled DNSSEC in the New Zealand namespace: New Zealanders will be able to better secure their web presence from today, thanks to a major technical security deployment by InternetNZ subsidiaries .nz Registry Services (NZRS) and the Domain Name Commission (DNCL). Following more than two years of […]

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.Be Registry Offering Registrants Certificates

DNS.be, the organisation that runs the .be registry, recently upgraded their software backend to add some new features. While most upgrades usually only impact registrars, the latest update includes an interesting new feature for registrants – registration certificates. While this isn’t a completely novel idea (a number of other ccTLDs offer it) it’s a nice […]

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Is The Gabon Registry Offline?

It looks like the Gabon registry is having issues of some kind. While it’s not unheard of for a domain registry operator to have technical difficulties they’re usually “blips”. In the case of the .ga registry, however, it looks like the zone has been having serious issues since September of last year! Stéphane Bortzmeyer conducted […]

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