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Norid AS

Abels gt. 5, Teknobyen

Phone +47 73 55 73 55

Holiday opening hours

For the Christmas holidays Norid will have the following opening hours:

Launch of new version of dnscheck.norid.no on 17 November

A new version of dnscheck.norid.no will be launched Tuesday 17 November. Norid now uses the test tool Zonemaster, which has been developed in a collaboration between the registry IIS (.se and .nu) and AFNIC (.fr).

System Maintenance Tuesday 2020-09-22

Norid is planning system maintenance on the registry system on Tuesday 2020-09-22 8 AM to 10 AM CEST. The registry system (EPP and the EPP client), PID automaton, applicant declaration system, registrar web, whois, RDAP and DAS will be unavailable in short periods during the maintenance window. The name service (DNS) will not be affected.

Launch of new technical website on 26 August

On 26 August Norid will launch a new technical website. This website is a portal to open technical information aimed at domain name providers as well other technical specialists, like ISPs, developers, etc.

New versjon of dnscheck.norid.no

A new version of dnscheck.norid.no will be launched shortly. Norid now uses the test tool Zonemaster, which has been developed in a collaboration between the registry IIS (.se and .nu) and AFNIC (.fr).

Registry system upgrade Tuesday 2020-06-23

Norid will upgrade the registry system on Tuesday June 23th, from 08:00 to 10:00 CEST. The registry services will be unavailable in short periods during the maintenance window.

New opening hours for phone service from 15 June

From Monday 15 June we change the opening hours for our phone service on phone number +47 73 55 73 55. New phone opening hours will be 10 am - 2 pm, Monday to Friday. Emails to info@norid.no will be processed from 9 am to 3 pm as previously.

System Maintenance Tuesday 2020-06-16

Norid is planning system maintenance on the registry system on Tuesday 2020-06-16 8 AM to 10 AM CEST. The registry system (EPP and the EPP client), PID automaton, applicant declaration system, registrar web, whois, RDAP and DAS will be unavailable in short periods during the maintenance window. The name service (DNS) will not be affected.

Downtime for emails to info@norid.no on 15 April

We are doing a system upgrade on Wednesday 15 April 2020 and emails to info@norid.no will therefore not be processed on that date. Emails will be queued and processed the next day. You can contact our customer service by phone on +47 73 55 73 55 during the upgrade.

Easter opening hours

During the Easter holidays, Norid has the following opening hours: Monday 6 April: 8 am – 4 pmTuesday 7 April: 8 am – 4 pmWednesday 8 April: 8 am – 12 noonThursday 9 April – Monday 13 April: Closed The zone file will be published as usual during Easter. We wish you all a Happy …

Keep updated about your balance

You receive notifications about your balance from Norid's systems. These notifications are important in order to avoid that registration and renewal of domain names fail.

Domain registration remains normal

Despite the fact that nothing is normal these days, the registration figures for Norwegian domain names remain normal. Other activity in the registry service also remains regular. Our daily operations continue undisturbed. The graph below shows the registration numbers for the period between 1 February and 17 March 2020.

Registrar seminar 18. november 2020

Norid will arrange a seminar for registrars on Wednesday 18 November in Oslo. This seminar will be held in Norwegian only.

Temporary stop in planned changes to Norid’s systems

As everyone else, Norid follows all advice given by the authorities to limit the spread of the corona virus. This means among other things that all employees work from home. However, all our services are working as usual, and the registration of domains is functioning as normal. Our customer service can be contacted on info@norid.no or by phone +47 73 55 73 55 as before.

Statistics about Norwegian domain names

How many Norwegian domain names are there? How many new domain names are registered and how many are deleted? Who are the biggest registrars for Norwegian domain names?

IP access lists for the Norid EPP service

The Norid EPP service is protected by an IP filter which restricts access to the service to the address blocks which are registered in the registrar web (https://registrar.norid.no). On Tuesday March 10. we will narrow this filter so that each registrar can only access the service from the address block that they have registered for …

Correction of invoice distribution

Invoices dated 31.01.2020 were wrongly issued as regular invoices instead of cash invoices. There will now be issued credit notes to correct these invoices. Then we will send out new, correct cash invoices. Cash invoices for February will also be issued shortly.

Zonefile production information

Norid is changing the zonefile generation times. Starting at 3rd March, zonefiles will be generated every second hour all day every day of the week. I.e at 2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 22 and 24 (CET).

Update – error in invoice distribution

Invoices dated 31.01.2020 were wrongly issued as regular invoices instead of cash invoices. We are working with our system supplier, TietoEvry, to correct this in the best possible way. Please note that the invoice should not be paid. We apologise for the error, and will send out more information as soon as we can.

Change in SSL configuration for web services and for the EPP service

Norid prepares changes to the SSL configuration for all our regular web services and the EPP service. The changes are due to changed recommendations, which now state that SSL protocols lower than TLSv1.2 pose a security risk and should be phased out in Q1 2020. Further information can be found by reading the information linked …

Error in invoice distribution

In connection with the monthly invoicing for January 2020, the wrong type of invoices were sent to our registrars.

System Maintenance Tuesday 2020-01-28

Norid is planning system maintenance on the registry system on Tuesday 2020-01-28 8 AM to 10 AM CET. The registry system (EPP), PID automaton and registrar web will be unavailable in short periods during the maintenance window.