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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

RIPE NCC to Assign LISP EID Prefixes

From today, the RIPE NCC performs registry functions for IPv6 Endpoint ID (EID) prefixes for Locator/Identifier Separation Protocol (LISP). LISP is an experimental "map-and-encapsulate" protocol developed by the Internet Engineering Task Force's (IETF's) LISP Working Group. The IANA has assigned an IPv6 prefix for LISP EID space in accordance with RFC7954, which the RIPE NCC is now managing in accordance with RFC7955.

New Online Payment System

As of 1 November 2016, the RIPE NCC will use Adyen for online payments of membership invoices.

NRO NC Election 2016: Result

We are pleased to announce that Filiz Yilmaz was re-elected to the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC) at a Plenary session of the RIPE 73 Meeting in Madrid on 28 October 2016.

Verisign to Provide Secondary DNS Services for the RIPE NCC’s Zones

In July we published a Request for Proposals (RfP) for a trusted third party to provide secondary DNS services for the RIPE NCC's zones. Following our announcement, we received three final proposals by the conclusion of the process. We selected the best fitting proposal based on the technical and non-technical requirements in the RfP document. We'd like to express our gratitude to all parties who submitted proposals.

Results of RIPE NCC Survey 2016
IANA Stewardship Transition Completed

On 1 October 2016, the IANA functions contract that the United States Government had with ICANN was allowed to expire. This represents the final step in the community-led IANA stewardship transition process that began in 2014. Oversight of IANA is now the responsibility of the Names, Numbers and Protocol Parameters communities that rely on its services.

RIPE NCC Receives /18 from IANA’s Recovered Pool

On 1 September 2016, the RIPE NCC and other Regional Internet Registries (RIRs) were each allocated the equivalent of a /18 of IPv4 address space from the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority (IANA).

General Meeting October 2016 – Registration Open

The RIPE NCC General Meeting (GM) will take place from 26-28 October 2016 in the Meliá Castilla Hotel in Madrid, Spain, adjacent to the RIPE 73 Meeting.

NRO NC Call for Nominations 2016

There is a call for nominations from the RIPE NCC service region to fill one vacant seat on the Number Resource Organization Number Council (NRO NC). The three-year term of Filiz Yilmaz ends on 31 December 2016. The election to fill this seat will take place at the RIPE 73 Meeting in Madrid, Spain in October 2016.