We are constantly adding new registries and domain name extensions to our Gateway Portal and our newest additions are Country Code Top level domains (ccTLDs): .JE and .GG and their Second Level Domains (SLDs). .JE First registered in September 1996, .JE is the ccTLD for the Crown dependency of Jersey. With a history extending over 1000 years, heavily influenced by … Continue reading New Extensions added to Gateway
Firstly, a ‘dot brand’ is a Top-Level Domain (TLD) similar to .com or .org, however your brand name appears to the right of the dot, and you own the entire name space. Owning your dot brand provides you with huge flexibility to broaden the scope of your organisation as you alone will control the entire … Continue reading Why own your .Brand?
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
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 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 Gateway Domain Name Reseller Platform for non-ICANN accredited domain name registrars and Domain Resellers. Access multiple namespaces via one integrated platform. Integration via EPP, API, WHMCs or web based platform.
Have you ever wondered why most companies have websites and e-mail addresses that are personalised with their own unique domain names? Well, the first reason is that the domain name belongs to you and only you. Your domain name is more than the words you type into the browser, it’s associated with your online identity … Continue reading Benefits of owning your Domain Name
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
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?
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