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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.

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Outdated RIPE Database Dump and Split Files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Thursday, 19 June, the RIPE Database dump and split files on the FTP site were not updated and were consequently a day out of date.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

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 system.

Maintenance Work on RIPE NCC Core Network Infrastructure

Maintenance Work on RIPE NCC Core Network Infrastructure - 17 February 2014

RIPE Database Web Applications Issue

There were some technical issues with RIPE Database web applications ( between 10:15 and 10:35 Amsterdam time.