Investigation into the issues surrounding SHA-384 DS keys for co.za

Following Delegation Signer (DS) records to the .za space on the 5th September 2019, in preparation for a Key Signing Key (KSK) rollover we started receiving reports of issues on some validating name servers.  The issue was eventually traced back to old buggy versions of Unbound that had been standard in older versions of both … Continue reading Investigation into the issues surrounding SHA-384 DS keys for co.za

RDAP has gone live for DNS

What is RDAP? Registration Data Access Protocol (RDAP) is the successor to the ageing WHOIS protocol, like WHOIS, RDAP provides access to information about internet resources: domain names, autonomous systems and IP addresses, although does so using a fundamentally different approach in order to account for the shortcomings of the traditional WHOIS protocol. RDAP is … Continue reading RDAP has gone live for DNS

The Asante 50% SALE is live!

The Asante Promotion is a bi-annual sale for the ONLY 4 African geographic Top Level Domain names (gTLDs) on the continent. These bi-annual sales are applicable for the dotAfrica (.africa) ; dotCapetown (.capetown); dotJoburg (.joburg) and dotDurban (.durban) gTLDs. All 4 gTLDs are available on DNS Gateway's Reseller Portal. Prices are as follows: .africa - … Continue reading The Asante 50% SALE is live!

DNS Business at the 7th Africa DNS Forum

The 7th edition of the Africa Domain Name System Forum was held in Gaborone, Botswana from 22nd to 24th July 2019. The forum was hosted by the Botswana Communications Regulatory Authority (BOCRA). The objective of the three-day event was to help the Africa Domain Name Industry to grow at a competitive rate and to ensure … Continue reading DNS Business at the 7th Africa DNS Forum

AC.ZA goes live on the Gateway SRS

Possibly the first second-level domain created in South Africa, AC.ZA provides a unique Internet domain name space for use by higher education institutions, learned societies and associated research and support institutions that are domiciled in the Republic of South Africa. Education is a fundamental driver of personal, national and global development, as confirmed by Nelson … Continue reading AC.ZA goes live on the Gateway SRS

Software Analysis Intern Livhuwani Mabasha on Testing

Starting your first job can be challenging, exciting and intimidating all at the same time, however, there's something new and intriguing about being in the office, surrounded by your team every day and knowing that your contributions are meaningful to the company. This, as well as walking away from the office every afternoon having gained … Continue reading Software Analysis Intern Livhuwani Mabasha on Testing