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

Francisco Arias francisco.arias at icann.org
Thu Nov 21 04:09:09 UTC 2013

The Registry that had the problem fixed and now all their new gTLDs have
their whois.nic.<tld> service back online. The rest of the registry
operators had it working.


On 11/20/13 10:53 AM, "Alexander Mayrhofer" <alexander.mayrhofer at nic.at>

>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?

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