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

DNS Businesses Agile journey to becoming an iconic 21st Century Company

It's no secret that DNS Business's 'best of breed' technology is leading the way in the local domain name industry. Along with the growth that DNS Business's focus on innovation has brought, it's also come with, well....lots to do! As a result, the technical teams were faced with the challenge of dealing with competing priorities … Continue reading DNS Businesses Agile journey to becoming an iconic 21st Century Company

Docker Containers – The future of DNS Development?

As an IT company we strive to instil the best and most up-to-date knowledge and skills of the industry in each and every team member in order to provide the most professional and efficient services to our customers. For some time now we have been conducting "Tech-Talks" every Friday afternoon, where one member shares with … Continue reading Docker Containers – The future of DNS Development?

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

DevOps intern shares his experience working on new SSL Certificate

Meet Michael Mabye, a Computer Science graduate who obtained his┬áBSc and Honours degree in Computer Science from the University of Limpopo. While pursuing his Honours degree he tutored younger student in database and operating systems and was also very active in fighting for student rights and affairs. From a very young age he was fascinated … Continue reading DevOps intern shares his experience working on new SSL Certificate