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Generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) Registry Agreements

gTLD Registry Agreements establish the rights, duties, liabilities, and obligations ICANN requires of registry operators to run gTLDs.

Revised VeriSign Registry Agreements: Appendix D

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Revised VeriSign Registry Agreements: Appendix D

Posted: 16 April 2001


Performance Specifications

Monthly Metric

Requirement

Total outage

8 hours

Unplanned outage

4 hours

Major upgrade outage

12 hours

Check domain average

3 seconds

Add domain average

5 seconds

Notes:

  • Two "Major Upgrades" per year are allowed, each of which may last 12 hours.
  • Registry Operator and ICANN will discuss in good faith addition of appropriate metrics for nameserver packet loss and round-trip times.




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