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DNSSEC to become a default delivery for Norwegian domain names

DNSSEC is a security mechanism which is added to the domain name system to make it possible to ensure that the answers to a domain name inquiry come from the right source and have not been altered on the way. The intention is among other things to prevent fraud. Norway is among the best in …

Holiday opening hours

For the Christmas holidays Norid will have the following opening hours: 24 December: closed25 December: closed26 December: closed27 December: 9 am – 3 pm28 December: 9 am – 3 pm29 December: 9 am – 3 pm30 December: 9 am -3 pm31 December: closed1 January 2017: closed The zone file will be produced at the normal …

Norid will take over the responsibility for kommune.no and herad.no

KS and Norid have made an agreement on transfer of the responsibility for the cathegory domains kommune.no and herad.no. The change will probably be carried through in the first half of 2017. The two cathegory domains will be run according to the same scheme as the rest of the cathegory domains which are run by …

DNSSEC: Extended deadline for calculation of discount

We want as many registrars as possible to have time to sign their domain names before the last discount calculation. We have therefore extended the deadline to 1 December 2016. If you have many domains you should sign them in batches over a couple of days. We suggest that you do the signing process during …

DNSSEC: Discount calculation on 21 November

On Monday 21 November we will count the number of signed domain names per registrar and calculate a discount which will be credited each registrar. This is the to last discount calculation of signed domains. As of today, 58 per cent of the .no zone is signed, but we encourage more registrars to sign their …

Reminder seminar – There is something online we don’t like

Norid is holding a seminar on 22 November about online content, and the challenges we face in order to continue with the Internet as an open, secure and trustworthy platform for communication and services. Time: 22 November 2016, 9 am – 4.15 pm Place: Scandic Edderkoppen, St. Olavs plass, Oslo The seminar is in Norwegian …

Seminar 22 November – There is something online we don’t like

Norid is holding a seminar on 22 November about online content, and the challenges we face in order to continue with the Internet as an open, secure and trustworthy platform for communication and services. Time: 22 November 2016, 9 am – 4.15 pm Place: Scandic Edderkoppen, St. Olavs plass, Oslo The seminar is in Norwegian …

SCHEDULED UPGRADE OF THE REGISTRY SYSTEM

SCHEDULED UPGRADE OF THE REGISTRY SYSTEM Status 2016-11-04 23:45: All systems are fully operational. Norid is upgrading the registry system Friday 2016-11-04 between 4:00 PM and 11:00 PM CET. The system may also periodically be taken down without further notice Saturday 2016-11-05 and Sunday 2016-11-06. The system will be fully operational again no later than Monday 2016-11-07 at …

Registrar seminar 2017

The next registrar seminar will be held on Wednesday 26 April 2017. As a part of the planning we wish to check the interest for participation if the seminar is in Trondheim instead of Oslo, and we have therefore made a short survey.

Emergency security update 2016-09-26

Due to recent security vulnerabilities in the ‘openssl’ software, all Norid’s services will be restarted before noon (CET) on Monday 2016-09-26. This will lead to short downtime. 

The domain marked: Game rules changing?

The domain name market is undergoing fundamental changes. More than one thousand top-level domains have been launched the last few years, social media have changed both individual Internet use as well as marketing communications, and new actors with new, disruptive ideas are entering the market. How does this affect the competition on the domain name …

System maintenance 2016-09-13

Norid is planning a system upgrade on the registry system on Tuesday 2016-09-13 08:00-10:00 CEST. The registry system (EPP and the EPP client), PID automaton, applicant declaration system, registrar web, whois and DAS will be unavailable during the upgrade. The name service (DNS) will not be affected.

Support for EHF format on invoices

Many registrars already support EHF format for their invoices, and some of you have therefore called for support for the EHF format on invoices from Norid as well. We have now implemented the changes necessary to support EHF version 2, and will put this into operation as of Monday , 15 August 2016. We will …

System maintenance 2016-07-26

Norid is planning a system upgrade on the registry system on Tuesday 2016-07-26 09:00-10:00 CET. The registry system (EPP and the EPP client), PID automaton, applicant declaration system and registrar web will be unavailable during the upgrade. The registrar test system will be upgraded at the same time. The name service (DNS) and whois/DAS will …

Registry system upgrade on Tuesday 2016-05-24

Norid will upgrade the registry system on Tuesday 24 May, from 08:00 to 10:00 CEST. During the upgrade, the services may be periodically unavailable, as we have to close access to them in order to introduce the new code in a stable and controlled manner. The upgrade will cause no functional changes to the system.

DNSSEC: Discount calculation on 20 May

On Friday 20 May we will count the number of signed domain names per registrar and calculate a discount which will be credited each registrar. This is the second to last discount calculation of signed domains. The last calculation wil be on 21 November 2016. As of today, 56 per cent of the .no zone …

Easter opening hours

During the Easter holidays, Norid has the following opening hours: Monday 21 March and Tuesday 22 March: 8 am – 4 pm Wednesday 23 March: 8 am – 12 noon Thursday 24 March – Monday 28 March: Closed The zone file will be published as usual during Easter. We wish you all a Happy Easter.

System maintenance 2016-03-15

Norid is planning a system upgrade on the registry system on Tuesday 2016-03-15 08:00-10:00 CET. The registry system (EPP and the EPP client), PID automaton, applicant declaration system, registrar web, whois and DAS will be unavailable during the upgrade. The registrar test system will also be upgraded at the same time. The name service (DNS) …

New statistics about the registrar market

We have published a new diagram which shows the distribution of .no domains between the 10 biggest registrars and the others. The diagram can be found on Norid’s webpages. The diagram will be updated quarterly.

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