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RIPE Database Release 1.101

Date of Deployment

Release Candidate (RC) environment: 17 June 2021
Production environment: 1 July 2021 

New or Improved Features

Whois Release 1.101 includes the following main changes:

  • Switch RIPE database to UTC timezone
  • Display an error on NRTM if client is blocked by ACL limit (#812)
  • Added rewrite rules to embedded Jetty (#801)
  • RDAP nameserver queries always return Not Implemented (#811)
  • Updated dependencies

The full list of changes can be found in the source repository:
https://github.com/RIPE-NCC/whois/blob/master/changes.txt

Operational Changes

Some operational changes will also be made to the production environment on 1 July 2021:

  • Remove support for TLS versions 1.0 and 1.1 on HTTPS connections
    • The IETF has formally deprecated these TLS versions, now only versions 1.2 and 1.3 are recommended.
  • Remove insecure TLS cipher algorithms
    • TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_CAMELLIA_128_CBC_SHA
    • TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_CAMELLIA_256_CBC_SHA
    • TLS_DHE_RSA_WITH_SEED_CBC_SHA
    • TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_3DES_EDE_CBC_SHA
    • TLS_ECDHE_RSA_WITH_AES_128_CBC_SHA
  • Remove HTTP redirects for whois.ripe.net and www.db.ripe.net
  • Remove HTTP redirects for the legacy Whois REST API

Please check your Whois client in case you are affected by these changes.