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Production [.fr] : Maintenance on 05/01/21 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm (Paris Time).

Monday 04 January 2021 18:00:00

We need to perform a hardware maintenance on one of our production equipment.

Following the incident which occurred January 2nd 2021, we need to carry out a hardware maintenance on January 5th 2021 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm (Paris Time).

During this maintenance the following services will not be available :

  • EPP
  • Extranet
  • Publication
  • Syreli
DAS and Whois services will be available.

We apologise in advance for any inconvenience caused.

Thanks for your understanding.


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Afnic is the acronym for Association Française pour le Nommage Internet en Coopération, the French Network Information Centre. The registry has been appointed by the French government to manage domain names under the .fr Top Level Domain. Afnic also manages the .re (Reunion Island), .pm (Saint-Pierre and Miquelon), .tf (French Southern and Antarctic Territories), .wf (Wallis and Futuna) and .yt (Mayotte) French Overseas TLDs.
In addition to managing French TLDs, Afnic's role is part of a wider public interest mission, which is to contribute on a daily basis, thanks to the efforts of its teams and its members, to a secure and stable internet, open to innovation and in which the French internet community plays a leading role. As part of that mission, Afnic, a non-profit organization, donates 90% of its profits to its Foundation for Digital Solidarity. Afnic is also the back-end registry for the companies as well as local and regional authorities that have chosen to have their own TLD, such as .paris, .bzh, .alsace, .corsica, .mma, .ovh, .leclerc and .sncf.
Established in 1997 and based in Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Afnic currently has 80 employees.