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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.

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 for any inconvenience caused.

NRTM Protocol Bug Issue

NRTM Protocol Bug Issue

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 period, users were unable to log in to RIPE NCC Access-enabled services or change their passwords. The issue was resolved at 13:59 (UTC). We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Inaccurate RIPE Database Operational Plot Page

The query rate on the RIPE Database Operational Plot page (at is currently not showing the correct values.

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 service was restored at 2:21. We apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused.

Outdated RIPE Database Dump and Split Files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Thursday, 19 June, the RIPE Database dump and split files on the FTP site were not updated and were consequently a day out of date. These files are found at:

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.

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 when querying for a specific set of Internet resources. We apologise for any inconvenience that this may cause.

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 announced security vulnerability in Open SSL.

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 maintenance work on the controller platform.