Service Announcement: 04 August 2020

Start Time Tuesday, 4 August 2020
End Time Tuesday, 4 August 2020
Duration N/A – No downtime expected
Services affected

All remaining SSL/TLS websites. Examples include:


On 4 August 2020 all other servers that are typically
accessed by application programming interfaces (APIs), scripting, and
automation tools will be configured to only allow TLS 1.2, and 1.3 where possible.

APNIC will continue to offer unencrypted access without TLS for some
services such as whois (on port 43/tcp), and both encrypted and
unencrypted access for some other services such as, which
is available via FTP, HTTP, and HTTPS; and RDAP which is available by
HTTP and HTTPS. No unencrypted connections are being disabled at this

Read more here.

We apologize for the loss of facilities and any inconvenience caused. Should you require assistance in dealing with any problems arising from this outage, please contact the APNIC Helpdesk.