[gtld-tech] Delegated strings: WHOIS & SLAs...

Rubens Kuhl rubensk at nic.br
Wed Nov 20 14:01:52 UTC 2013

Are you using whois.nic.<TLD> or the WHOIS server mentioned at http://www.iana.org/whois?q=<TLD> ?


On Nov 20, 2013, at 10:53 AM, Alexander Mayrhofer <alexander.mayrhofer at nic.at> wrote:

> Looking at some of the recently delegated new gTLDs, i was very surprised to learn that the WHOIS service is unreachable for some of those TLDs (which makes me wonder how they passed PDT, or why the service degraded since then?). Anyways, since WHOIS is included in the SLA requirements of ICANN, this makes me also wonder when the SLA actually "kicks in", and, whether the SLAs are actually being measured right now by ICANN ...
> Any information about this?
> Alex

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