You are here: Home > Get Support > Service and Security Announcements > Service & Security Announcements

Document Actions

Archived Service Announcements

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

If you have any questions about any of these announcements, please do get in touch.

Intermittent backend problems with RIPEstat, RIPE Atlas and DNSMON

We are currently experiencing intermittent problems with our back end storage systems behind RIPEstat, RIPE Atlas and DNSMON. You may experience problems when retrieving information from these services. There is no impact on data collection for these services or on any of the other RIPE NCC services.

IPv6 Connectivity Issues for Multiple Services

12 September 2017 at 9:30 UTC: we rolled out a faulty configuration to some of the RIPE NCC's server groups, which removed IPv6 support from the affected servers. Error corrected at 9:50 UTC; full recovery of all affected services was took until approximately 10:30 UTC. All servers and services remained reachable and functioning over IPv4 during this time.

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.

New Membership Application Page Under Maintenance

The New Membership Application page of is under maintenance until 12:00 midday on Monday, 14 August 2017. We apologise for any inconvenience.

Failed Whois updates
Interruption to several RIPE NCC services

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

DNS Resolution Issues

From 12:00 - 14:30 UTC+2, a number of zones experienced DNS resolution problems due to expired DNSSEC signatures. The problem is now resolved.

Issue affecting resource requests via LIR Portal

16 June 2017, 09:30 - issues with default maintainer preventing users from making resource requests via LIR Portal.

Interruption to Billing Services in LIR Portal

Interruption to Billing Services in LIR Portal 11 June 2017 from 10:00 to 12:00 UTC

Archived: RIPEstat Service Interruption

RIPEstat service was temporarily interrupted this morning. The service is back online, though some features continue to be inoperable. We will enable them as soon as we can confirm they are safe.