Scheduled Maintenance - AusRegistry - 5th May 2013

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The Netregistry technical service team would like to advise customers of upcoming scheduled maintenance being performed by AusRegistryDuring this maintenance, AusRegistry will be migrating the Registry to a new hardware platform.

AusRegistry is the current Registry Operator and wholesale provider for all .au (Australian) domain names including,,,,, and This maintenance affects all Registrars which hold domains in the .au name space and affects both our retail and reseller customers.

Date Sunday May 5th 2013
Maintenance window 08:00AM - 08:00PM AEST
Outage duration12 hours

Services effected

  • Domain availability checks
  • Registrations
  • Renewals
  • Transfers
  • Delegations (changing name servers)
  • Whois contact updates
  • Domain EPP password retrievals


Customers attempting to perform any of the above listed tasks during the maintenance window will run into errors. We thank you for your patience as AusRegistry complete this essential maintenance. Users wishing to source information directly from AusRegistry regarding this maintenance may refer to AusRegistry's scheduled maintenance page.

Please note that this maintenance only affects domains held at AusRegistry. This includes all domains with .au extensions such as;,,,, Domains names with different extension types, such as .com, .net, .org and others are not affected by this maintenance.

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