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.NAME Product

.NAME Unavailability Notice: December 11, 2011

The .NAME Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Sunday, December 11, 2011

Time: 02:00 AM - 06:00 AM (0200 hrs - 0600 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .NAME
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team
at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: 21 August, 2011

The .NAME Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Sunday, August 21, 2011

Time: 01:00 AM - 05:00 AM (0100 hrs - 0500 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .NAME
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team
at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: 10 July, 2011

The .NAME Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Sunday, July 10, 2011

Time: 01:00 AM - 05:00 AM (0100 hrs - 0500 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .NAME
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: 19 June, 2011

The .NAME Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Sunday, June 19, 2011

Time: 01:00 AM - 05:00 AM (0100 hrs - 0500 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .NAME
domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to
get in touch with our Support Team
at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: 08 May, 2011

The .NAME Registry has announced the following downtime:

Maintenance Details

Date: Sunday, May 08, 2011

Time: 01:00 AM - 01:00 PM (0100 hrs - 1300 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 12 Hours

During the above maintenance window, you would not be able to Register, Renew, Transfer, Manage .NAME domain names with .

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to get in touch with our Support Team
at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: 3 April, 2011

Due to the following maintenance announced by the .NAME Registry, the .NAME Product would be offline as well:

Maintenance Window

Date: April 3, 2011

Time: 01:00 AM - 03:00 AM (0100 hrs - 0300 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 2 Hours

Affected Systems: Domain Name Registrations, Renewals, Transfers, Management on the Live servers.

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to get in touch with our Support Team at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: 23 January, 2011

Due to the following maintenance announced by the .NAME Registry, the .NAME Product would be offline as well:

Maintenance Window

Date: January 23, 2011

Time: 1:00 AM - 5:00 AM (0100 hrs - 0500 hrs) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

Affected Systems: Domain Name Registrations, Renewals, Transfers, Management on the Live servers.

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to get in touch with our Support Team at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: 5 December, 2010

Due to the following maintenance announced by the .NAME Registry, the .NAME Product would be offline as well:

Maintenance Window

Date: December 5, 2010

Time: 1:00 AM - 9:00 AM (0100 - 0900) GMT/UTC

Duration: 8 hours

Affected Systems: Domain Name Registrations, Renewals, Transfers, Management on our Live servers.

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to get in touch with our Support Team at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Unavailability Notice: August 15, 2010

Due to the following maintenance announced by the .NAME Registry, the .NAME Product would be offline as well:

Maintenance Window

Date: August 15, 2010

Time: 01:00 AM - 05:00 AM (0100 - 0500) GMT/UTC

Duration: 4 Hours

Affected Systems: Domain Name Registrations, Renewals, Transfers, Management on our Live servers.

This outage shall have no impact on the resolution/working of your already registered domain names. Please feel free to get in touch with our Support Team at , in case of any queries/doubts.

.NAME Domain Name Rules/Requirements

The following policies apply to a .NAME domain name:

  • .NAME domain names can only contain alphabets a to z, numbers 1 to 9, dot (.) and hyphen (-).

  • The minimum length permitted for a Second level .NAME domain name (e.g., xyz.name) is 3 characters while the maximum length is 63 characters (excluding the .NAME extension).

  • Certain names are reserved by the Registry and Registration of such names is blocked. These include any name that may be deemed as a common surname e.g., metelev, putyatin, simacek, etc. The list of reserved names is currently not publicly available.

  • A particular name will not be available for Registration, if a Third level domain name is already registered with this name at the Second level.

    Note

    also provides Registration services for Third level .NAME
    domain names. In addition, please note that registration of xyz.name will not be allowed if a domain name such as abc.xyz.name is already registered.

  • When you register a .NAME domain name, you have to wait for 5 days before you can update the Registrant contact details.