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RIPE Database Announcements

Short Downtime for Whois Updates

On Friday, 1 September 2017, we will apply a patch to the Whois master database server. This will cause a short downtime of up to 30 minutes for Whois updates. Queries will not be affected.

Unifying the LIR Portal and RIPE Database User Experience
Interruption to several RIPE NCC services

We’re currently experiencing some infrastructure issues that are affecting several RIPE NCC services.

Launching My Resources in the RIPE Database

The RIPE NCC is continually working to make your resource data as accurate and easy to manage as possible. This is why we are pleased to announce My Resources, a new service in the RIPE Database that allows resource holders and members who sponsor resources to get a comprehensive overview of all address space they manage.

New Wizard for Setting up Reverse DNS

The RIPE NCC now provides a wizard for setting up Reverse DNS. The wizard replaces the form for creating RIPE Database objects manually, so when creating a new DOMAIN object you will be taken to it automatically

UPDATE 1 - Intermittent Access Issues with RIPE Database

Intermittent RIPE Database access issues on 3 August 2016.

Issue Propagating Domain Object Modifications from RIPE Database to DNS Servers

From 21:15 (UTC) on 25 June 2016 until 28 June 2016, there was a problem propagating Domain object modifications from the RIPE Database to our DNS servers. This means that any changes to Domain objects during this period were not visible in DNS before 13:00 (UTC) on 28 June 2016. We are implementing a countermeasures to avoid future repetition of this incident.

Archived: Planned Interruption to Whois Database Service

From approximately 17:00 to 17:45 UTC on Monday, 18 January, there was a planned interruption to the Whois database service. This caused a brief interruption to updates but no query downtime. Normal service has been resumed.

Intermittent Errors Connecting to RIPE Database Services

From approximately 07:00 UTC on Tuesday 1 December, there have been intermittent errors connecting to the Whois REST API (rest.db.ripe.net) and the Database website (apps.db.ripe.net). This issue is ongoing, and we are investigating the cause.

Interruption of RIPE Database and Related Services

Interruptions to RIPE Database queries and updates, the LIR Portal and other related services