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This page contains details of all upcoming and recent RIPE NCC Service Announcements.

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Title Description Effective Date
Network Maintenance: 12-14 August 2015 On Wednesday, Thursday and Friday this week (12-14 August), between 16:00 and 20:00 (UTC), the RIPE NCC will carry out maintenance work on its core network in... 2015-08-10T16:35:48+02:00
Measurement Data Processing Delay We are currently investigating processing delays in the storage back-ends for RIPEstat, RIPE Atlas and DNSMON. This impacts the processing of newly incoming dat... 2015-07-24T10:50:00+02:00
Planned Network Maintenance - 23 June 2015-06-23T10:40:00+02:00
RIPE NCC Access service interruption At 06:14 UTC on 16 June 2015, there was a brief interruption to the RIPE NCC Access service, which affected any Whois queries and updates using an SSO credentia... 2015-06-16T12:35:51+02:00
Planned Maintenance on 16 June On Tuesday, 16 June 2015, from 06:00 to 07:00 UTC, we will carry out maintenance work on one of our fileservers. This fileserver is used mainly for internal ... 2015-06-15T16:58:35+02:00
Billing and Payments Maintenance 2015-06-12T15:40:00+02:00 Issues 2015-06-08T10:25:00+02:00
Service Interruption Today, between 12:20 and 13:00 (UTC +2) the Internet exchange that we peer with had a major peering problem which affected all RIPE NCC external services during... 2015-05-13T15:05:53+02:00
Performance Degradation on the RIPE NCC Network On Friday morning, we noticed some performance degradation with incoming traffic on one of our AMS-IX uplinks for AS3333. We mitigated the issue and opened a ti... 2015-04-28T16:20:33+02:00
Planned Network Maintenance On Thursday, 16 April between 16:00 and 19:00 (UTC), we will carry out maintenance work on our core network infrastructure. None
Planned Maintenance for Redesigned Website Launch In order to make the switch to the new site, we have scheduled maintenance on Monday, 13 April from 5:30 - 7:30 UTC to work on the server infrastructure behind ... 2015-04-10T13:40:00+02:00
Invoice Downloading Suspended On Sunday 22 March 2015, downloading of invoices will be unavailable during the day due to service maintenance. 2015-03-24T14:05:00+01:00
LIR Portal Outage - 5 March 2015 2015-03-05T16:50:00+01:00
Intermittent Connection Issues Intermittent Connection Issues 2015-03-05T12:10:00+01:00
Planned Network Maintenance 2015-02-12T10:00:12+01:00
RIPE Database Query Results Not Showing Updates On Monday, 9 February between approximately 9:00 and 10:00 (UTC), any changes made in whois updates in the RIPE Database were not reflected in query results. Th... 2015-02-10T09:54:09+01:00
Resolved: Access Delays to RIPE Labs and Other Services Starting at approximately 9:00 (UTC) on Saturday, 7 February 2015, RIPE Labs and possibly other services have experienced intermittent access delays. 2015-02-07T14:55:00+01:00
Emergency Maintenance on Core Services Today, between 12:30 - 15:00 (UTC+1) the RIPE NCC will carry out emergency maintenance work a number of core services. This is due to an announced security vune... 2015-01-29T12:55:00+01:00
Resolved: LIR Portal Security Issue A security issue in the RIPE NCC LIR Portal was reported to us on Monday, 19 January 2015.It was resolved on 21 January. 2015-01-23T09:00:00+01:00
Network Maintenance On Saturday 17 January 2015, between 11:00 and 12:00 (UTC), the RIPE NCC will carry out maintenance work on its core network infrastructure. 2015-01-15T11:40:00+01:00
NRTM Outage From 9 December 2014 at 12:39 CET until 10 December 01:30 CET, the NRTM service was unavailable. This was caused by a bug in the RIPE Database software. This bu... 2014-12-10T15:10:00+01:00
Planned Mailing List Migration 2014-12-01T12:10:00+01:00
Power Outage Affecting Some RIPE NCC Services 2014-11-05T13:35:00+01:00
RIPE Database Outages On Friday, 31 October 2014, there were intermittent network outages between approximately 03:40 and 03:50 (UTC), affecting all RIPE Database services. You may h... 2014-10-31T15:30:00+01:00 Scheduled Maintenance The RIPE NCC has scheduled maintenance in order to work on the server infrastructure behind the website to improve its security and reliability. ... 2014-10-23T15:10:00+01:00
Intermittent Network Outages Affecting all RIPE NCC Services Intermittent Network Outages Affecting all RIPE NCC Services 2014-09-19T13:15:00+01:00
RIPEstat Service Interruption RIPEstat Service Interruption 2014-08-21T16:52:30+01:00
LIR Portal partial outage LIR Portal partial outage 2014-08-06T22:55:00+01:00
RIPEstat Intermittent Service Outages Due to maintenance work carried out in one of our data centres, RIPEstat experienced intermittent service outages between 09:16 and 09:34 UTC. We apologise fo... 2014-07-29T12:00:00+01:00
NRTM Protocol Bug Issue NRTM Protocol Bug Issue 2014-07-18T10:40:00+01:00
Users Unable to Log in to RIPE NCC Access-Enabled Services Between 13:31 and 13:59 (UTC) on Friday, 11 July 2014, the RIPE NCC Access login webpage was unavailable due to a load-balancing misconfiguration. During this p... 2014-07-11T15:45:00+01:00
Inaccurate RIPE Database Operational Plot Page The query rate on the RIPE Database Operational Plot page (at is currently not showing the correct values. 2014-06-23T16:05:00+01:00
RIPE Database Services Interruption Between 2:04 and 2:21 this morning (UTC), the RIPE Database services were intermittently unavailable due to a network issue with the load balancer. Normal servi... 2014-06-18T11:24:07+01:00
Outdated RIPE Database Dump and Split Files For a short time on Wednesday, 18 June and again on Thursday, 19 June, the RIPE Database dump and split files on the FTP site were not updated and were consequ... 2014-06-23T16:08:18+01:00
Technical Issues with the RIPE NCC Mail Server On Friday, 13 June 2014, between 07:00 and 09:25 (UTC), the RIPE NCC experienced some technical issues with our mail server. 2014-06-13T08:40:00+01:00
Technical Error Affecting RIPE Database Query Interfaces On Tuesday, 27 May 2014, between 13:12 and 15:45 Amsterdam time, there was a minor issue in the RIPE Database that resulted in 'internal server error' messages ... 2014-05-27T16:50:00+01:00
Emergency Maintenance Work on RIPE NCC Core Services On Tuesday, 8 April 2014, between 14:00 and 16:00 (UTC), the RIPE NCC will carry out emergency maintenance work on its core services. This is due to the announc... 2014-04-08T15:05:00+01:00
DNSMON (beta) Service Not Updating Due To Scheduled Maintenance The beta DNSMON service ( is currently not displaying recent measurement results for any of the measured zones. This is due to scheduled m... 2014-04-07T16:45:00+01:00
Technical Error Affecting Online Payments For several hours today, the RIPE NCC experienced a technical error which prevented RIPE NCC members from settling outstanding invoices using the online payment... 2014-03-27T15:33:05+01:00
Maintenance Work on RIPE NCC Core Network Infrastructure Maintenance Work on RIPE NCC Core Network Infrastructure - 17 February 2014 2014-02-17T10:36:54+01:00
RIPE Database Web Applications Issue There were some technical issues with RIPE Database web applications ( between 10:15 and 10:35 Amsterdam time. 2014-02-06T11:18:36+01:00
DNSMON Outage The DNSMON service had an outage on 5 February 2014 from 11:21 to 12:29 UTC. This was caused by the failure of one of the graph servers. 2014-02-05T17:20:00+01:00
Technical Outage Affecting RIPE NCC Services At 16:00 Amsterdam time, we began experiencing a technical outage. While our website and most services are working again, others are still affected. Please n... 2014-01-08T17:30:00+01:00
RIPEstat Issue with Routing Status Widget A data back-end failure caused one of RIPEstat’s widgets, Routing Status, to return an error message. This issue has now been fixed. We apologise for any inco... 2014-01-03T15:43:22+01:00
RIPE Database Webupdates Issue The introduction of a new form for simplified abuse-c creation affected certain functionality in webupdates. This has now been resolved. 2013-12-09T13:35:00+01:00
RIPEstat Continuing to Return Errors RIPEstat is experiencing issues with its middleware that causes a small percentage of queries to return a 500 error. We expect to have this issue resolved short... 2013-12-06T10:45:00+01:00
RIPEstat Maintenance RIPEstat is undergoing regular maintenance to upgrade its operating system and will be temporarily unavailable during this time. We apologise for any inconvenie... 2013-11-27T16:43:38+01:00
RIPE Database Issues with Data Replication Reappeared RIPE Database Issues with Data Replication Reappeared 2013-11-21T09:05:00+01:00
RIPEstat Returning Errors RIPEstat experienced issues with its middleware that caused 2-3% of queries to return a 500 error. The issue has now been resolved. We apologise for any inconve... 2013-12-06T09:45:00+01:00
RIPE Database Issues with Data Replication We are experiencing issues with data replication in our MySQL cluster. Updates and queries are working, but the queries are lagging a few hours behind. This mea... 2013-11-20T10:05:00+01:00
Issue with Pending Updates Feature Due to an internal configuration issue, the Pending Updates feature is currently not working. As a result, pending updates can be submitted, but not completed (... 2013-11-19T13:00:00+01:00
DNS Infrastructure Experiencing High Query Rate The RIPE NCC's authoritative DNS infrastructure is experiencing a very high query rate at the moment. This query rate is more than our routers can handle, and a... 2013-11-15T15:45:00+01:00
RIPE Database Service Maintenance 2013-11-14T23:30:00+01:00
RIPEstat Issues Affecting Data Calls and Widgets We experienced some issues with the RIPEstat back-end system, which resulted in intermittent unavailability of certain RIPEstat widgets and unsuccessful data ca... 2013-11-06T12:42:55+01:00
RIPEstat Issues Affecting Widgets We experienced some issues with the RIPEstat back-end system, which resulted in intermittent unavailability of certain RIPEstat widgets during this period. We a... 2013-11-05T17:44:52+01:00
RIPEstat Issues with Routing Data Issues with the back-end providing routing (RIS) data in RIPEstat caused the following widgets to return incorrect results: "AS Overview", "Routing Status", "AS... 2013-10-08T16:50:00+01:00
RIPEstat Issues With Routing Data Issues with the back-end providing routing (RIS) data in RIPEstat caused the following widgets to return incorrect results: "AS Overview", "Routing Status", "AS... 2013-10-07T11:55:00+01:00
K-root routing issues K-root routing issues 2013-09-24T15:35:00+01:00
LIR Portal / Resource Certification Outage We are currently having an issue with a software component that is causing outages for our LIR Portal and Resource Certification (RPKI) service. We are currentl... 2013-09-19T13:50:00+01:00
Database Documentation Issue From 15 - 25 August there was an issue where software generated documentation for the REST API had errors that may have resulted in some users being unable to u... 2013-09-02T10:55:00+01:00
DNSMON subscriber site issues We are currently experiencing issues with the subscriber DNSMON site, as a result it is currently unavailable. The publicly available information is not affecte... 2013-08-14T23:25:00+01:00
Database Back-End Issue Today, between 17:10-17:12 Amsterdam time, there were problems with the RIPE Database back-end. 12 objects were affected, all of which correctly reported back t... 2013-08-08T16:45:00+01:00
LIR Portal Access Issues Some members were unable to access the LIR Portal for several hours this morning. This disruption was caused by updates relating to the Live Chat service, and w... 2013-08-08T12:25:00+01:00
K-root Zone Propagation Delay Between 07:30 UTC on July 16 2013 and 21:30 UTC on July 22, one server of the Amsterdam instance of K-root had disk drive problems, which prevented it from upda... 2013-07-24T12:55:00+01:00
Minor Delays and Service Interruptions Some users are currently experiencing delays and/or minor interruptions in accessing several of our services. We are looking into the problem and will post an u... 2013-07-10T09:40:00+01:00
LIR Portal Services Issue 2013-07-01T10:30:00+01:00
LIR Portal Scheduled Maintenance 2013-06-27T17:05:00+01:00
RIS Data Collection Issue RIS data collection was partially failing. Collected RIS data from all RRCs, as available from our servers and through RIPEstat, is incomplete for this period 2013-06-20T14:00:00+01:00
DNS Provisioning Server Outage 2013-06-07T15:50:00+01:00
RIPE Database HTTP Services Issue 2013-06-04T10:25:00+01:00
RIPE Database Query Output Issue Users of the RIPE Database may have received an error message for some queries and query results due to a software issue 2013-05-31T16:10:00+01:00
RIPE Database Syncupdates Issue 2013-05-28T16:02:38+01:00
RIPE Database Whois Issue 2013-05-15T16:00:52+01:00
RIPE Database Reverse Delegation Updates 2013-05-06T13:35:00+01:00
RIS Update Delays 2013-03-21T10:45:00+01:00
DNS Issues This morning, the RIPE NCC briefly experienced a problem on the DNS servers. Operation of K-root and other public DNS services was not impacted at any ... 2013-03-05T13:30:00+01:00
Phone Outage 2013-03-01T13:55:00+01:00
RIPE NCC RPKI Repository Outage The RIPE NCC RPKI repository suffered an outage on Saturday, 2 Feb 2013 that lasted for several hours. 2013-02-04T17:25:00+01:00
RIPE Database Update Outage 2013-01-22T09:50:00+01:00
RIPE Datebase - Delay in Updates to Queries 2013-01-11T13:55:00+01:00
DNSMON missing data From approximately 8:00 - 10:00 (UTC) on 10 November 2012, a DNSMON configuration problem caused measurements to be missed. 2012-11-10T14:45:00+01:00
RIPE Database Update Outage 2012-11-09T10:35:00+01:00
Service interruption 2012-10-05T16:35:00+01:00
Service Interruptions On 29 September the RIPE NCC experienced network problems that caused severe service interruptions. 2012-09-29T12:30:00+01:00
Issues with RIPE NCC email forwarder Issues with RIPE NCC email forwarder 2012-09-19T17:35:00+01:00
Resource Certification Temporarily Unavailable The RIPE NCC Resource Certification service is currently being upgraded. This upgrade includes a data migration that is taking longer than the maintenance wi... 2012-09-19T10:15:00+01:00
RIPE Database email authentificiation problem Between 15:00 and 16:30 (UTC+2) authentication for some email updates with valid PGP signatures was not accepted. 2012-09-10T16:38:22+01:00
Delay in email updates to the TEST Database 2012-08-28T15:15:00+01:00
Delay in email updates to the RIPE Database 2012-08-21T12:20:00+01:00
Service Interruption to RIPE Database 2012-07-13T11:35:00+01:00
RIPE Database sync updates issue RIPE Database sync updates, web-updates and API updates are not responding at the moment. 2012-06-30T08:05:00+01:00
Reverse DNS Services Issues 2012-06-13T19:50:00+01:00
Database Query Service Error 2012-06-13T12:30:00+01:00
Service interruption of RIPE Database 2012-05-24T15:30:00+01:00
Maintenance on DNSMON Backend Systems On Wednesday, 16 May between 15:00-17:00 UTC we will perform maintenance on our backend systems. 2012-05-14T17:17:12+01:00
Maintenance on RIS Backend Systems On Wednesday, 16 May between 15:00-17:00 UTC we will perform maintenance on our backend systems. 2012-05-14T17:16:45+01:00
Scheduled Maintenance on RIPE Database Update Server On Thursday, 10 May at 14:00 UTC (16:00 CEST), we will migrate the update service to a new server as part of our RIPE Database infrastructure upgrade. We expect... 2012-05-10T14:40:00+01:00
Service Interruption of DSNMON Between 07:00 UTC +2 and 13:00 UTC +2 DNSMON experienced a delay in collection of measurements. 2012-05-07T13:55:00+01:00
Service Interruption to RIPE Database Due to a problem with one of our fileservers, the front end of the RIPE Database and syncupdates experienced disruption. 2012-04-19T14:55:00+01:00
Service Interruption of Reverse DNS Delegation The RIPE NCC has been experiencing problems with the provisioning software it uses to provide reverse DNS delegations. As a result, reverse DNS delegations have... 2012-04-05T15:20:00+01:00
Service Interruption of Reverse DNS Delegation The RIPE NCC has been experiencing problems with the provisioning software it uses to provide reverse DNS delegations. As a result, reverse DNS delegations hav... 2012-04-04T13:25:00+01:00
IP Analyser 2012-03-12T13:59:55+01:00
Service Interruption on the LIR Portal 2012-03-05T17:40:00+01:00
Zone Delegation Checker Outage 2012-03-08T10:35:00+01:00
Service Interruption on LIR Portal On Saturday, 17 December, between 09:00-18:00, the RIPE NCC will migrate more data from our current fileservers to new fileservers. 2011-12-15T12:40:00+01:00
LIR Portal Security Advisory There is currently a security issue with the RIPE NCC Access sign-on system when used in combination with the LIR Portal. 2011-12-08T14:00:00+01:00
Scheduled maintenance On Saturday, 3 December, from 09:00 - 18:00, the RIPE NCC will carry out scheduled maintenance on its core storage infrastructure. 2011-12-01T11:20:00+01:00
Mailing List Server Updates: Subscription Errors On 1 September, 2011, the RIPE NCC updated its mailing list servers 2011-10-03T17:30:00+01:00
RIPE Database Update Service Between approximately 13:25 and 13:48 (UTC) on 7 March 2011, we experienced an outage of the RIPE Database update service. 2011-03-07T13:25:00+01:00
Missing signature for current KSK On Tuesday, 15 February 2011 at around 13:00 UTC, our DNSSEC signer system produced a zone that was missing a signature for the current KSK. 2011-02-15T13:00:00+01:00
LIR Portal & LIR Locator A few users have reported that the LIR Locator and LIR Portal are not displaying correctly. 2011-02-10T14:30:00+01:00
LIR Portal Outage The LIR Portal suffered a partial outage starting at 23:00 (UTC) on 30 December 2010, followed by a full outage starting at 05:00 (UTC) on 31 December. The prob... 2010-12-31T15:00:00+01:00
Performance Issues: RISWhois service The RISWhois service has experienced some performance and availability issues recently. We investigated this and isolated the cause to a general increase in use... 2010-11-13T00:00:00+01:00
RISWhois Availability The RISWhois service experienced some performance and availability issues between 5 and 10 November 2010. We investigated this and isolated the cause to a gener... 2010-11-05T00:00:00+01:00
Website Outage Due to heavy demand for files served by, the website became unavailable on Friday, 17 October at approximately 13:00 (UTC). This service outage las... 2010-10-16T23:00:00+01:00
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