Norid Driver registeret for norske domenenavn Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:43:48 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Norid test system upgrade Tue, 13 Apr 2021 13:43:48 +0000 Norid is upgrading the registry test platform 14 April, causing all registry test services to be unavailable during that day.

After the upgrade all registry test services will be announced with new IP addresses in DNS.

Easter opening hours Mon, 29 Mar 2021 07:11:43 +0000 During the Easter holidays, Norid has the following opening hours:
  • Monday 29 March: Normal opening hours
  • Tuesday 30 March: Normal opening hours
  • Wednesday 31 March: 10 am- 12 noon
  • Thursday 1 April - Monday 5 April: Closed

The zone file will be published as usual during Easter.

We wish you all a Happy Easter.

Norid registry system upgrade Wed, 24 Mar 2021 09:23:04 +0000 Norid is upgrading the registry platform from 23 through 25 April this year, causing all registry services to be unavailable during the time period. The services are shut down at 4 PM Friday 23 April.

After the upgrade all registry services will be announced with two sets of IP addresses in DNS. The adress blocks used remain the same as before.





The name services (DNS) will not be affected.

Change in the EPP interface. Password change in EPP will be removed Tue, 16 Mar 2021 11:51:17 +0000 From april 13. this year, password change in EPP login will no longer be allowed. The current EPP interface has an option for changing the password in the login command. This option will now be removed. After the change, the EPP password can still be changed in the registrar web.

ICANN holds a workshop on 3 March – “ICANN and its technical mission” Tue, 09 Feb 2021 13:57:15 +0000 Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) invites to a digital workshop on 3 March at 2–5 hrs pm (CET). The workshop is aimed at techies who want more information about how the upper level of DNS is handled. 

As the international administrator of the top-level domains ICANN makes the guidelines for allocation and registration of those. At this workshop they will inform about their work as regards DNSSEC signing and how the root zone is run. ICANN gather various actors to make overall rules for generic top-level domains (such as .com, .org or .shop). The workshop will go through some of ICANN's initiativs for these top-level domains.

ICANN consider this workshop to be useful both for those with former experience with ICANN and for new actors in the business. 

Register for the workshop: 

For country-code top-level domains (such as .no eller .se) guidelines and terms are set in each specific country. Norid runs the Norwegian top-level domains and comply with the constraint given by the Norwegian domain name regulations. Norid and Norwegian authorities participate to ICANN processes where it is considered relevant for Norwegian interests. 

About ICANN, 

About DNSSEC in Norway, 

Holiday opening hours Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:02:03 +0000 /?p=16288 For the Christmas holidays Norid will have the following opening hours:

23 December: 10 am - 2 pm
24 December: closed
25 December: closed
28 December: 10 am - 2 pm
29 December: 10 am - 2 pm
30 December: 10 am - 2 pm
31 December: closed
1 January 2021: closed

The zone file will be produced at the normal times through the holidays.

We wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

Launch of new version of on 17 November Wed, 11 Nov 2020 09:06:33 +0000 /?p=16218 A new version of 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).

The new service is launched on the same address used today

Reminder– registrar seminar 18 November 2020 Tue, 10 Nov 2020 14:30:04 +0000 /?p=16209 Norid will arrange a digital seminar for registrars on Wednesday 18 November. This seminar will be held in Norwegian only.

More information and the agenda (in Norwegian)

Invitation to registrar seminar 18 November Fri, 16 Oct 2020 06:00:00 +0000 /?p=16178 Norid will arrange a digital seminar for registrars on Wednesday 18 November.

More information and the agenda. (in Norwegian only)

System Maintenance Tuesday 2020-09-22 Tue, 15 Sep 2020 09:11:37 +0000 /?p=16134 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.