Test System News
Maintenance and service limitation
All pending operations are processed 4 times an hour.
Nameserver test are executed but their result is not used to enforce correct nameserver configuration (the test result is included in poll message but failure will not force the test domains to be reserved).
18 March 2013 Renewed SSL certificate
Current self-signed SSL certification for test system has SHA fingerprint A5:40:05:58:D6:5E:1F:DC:A5:8F:AE:E6:EF:4C:5E:2B:8E:08:C4:0C and is valid until 2015-03-19. See EPP Server access details for the ports on which SSL is supported.
19 April 2011 DNS-Sec support introduction
On 19 April at noon the NSTest service of the test platform has been updated to handle validation of DNSSec records (check that given DS record(s) match with advertised DNSKEY records and that a few basic records validate properly). See NSTest protocol description for details on how to use it.
23 December 2010 DNS-Sec support introduction
In the afternoon of 23 December 2010 the test platform will get updated in order for it to support DNS-SEC. This update will cause a downtime of 30-90 minutes, after which EPP server will announce DNS-SEC support as described in RFC5910.
23 April 2010 Refreshed test area
The test system's web pages have been merged back into main .lu web presence and both registrar and registrant interface did get the .lu website style applied. Note that a recent browser supporting CSS3 is recommended for improved experience.
15 January 2010 IDNs enabled
In preparation to IDN launch on 1st February it's now possible to register IDNs on the test system using those IDN characters introduced. There are no changes to documentation.
1 April 2009 Renewed SSL certificate
Current self-signed SSL certification for test system has SHA fingerprint 03:D6:38:E7:E5:10:53:4A:7F:59:31:E1:08:94:8C:DC:E2:3A:20:D0 and is valid until 2011-03-31. See EPP Server access details for the ports on which SSL is supported.
8 October 2007 Documentation update
The technical documentation has been updated. Changes include new automatic copy feature for transfer and transfer-restore commands and some minor improvements.
12 July 2007 New feature for Nameserver test service
The nameserver test service got a protocol extension. This extension allows for easy integration in multilingual interfaces and automatic handling of errors by providing each detail line in for of a message code with list of arguments. See the protocol description for details.Protocol description
3 April 2007 SSL and TLS available for Test Server
The SSL and TLS support mentionned in technical documentation version 2.0.6 with upgrades is now available.
SSL tunneled communication is available on ports 1702 (DNS-LU) and 1704 (RFC3734), the startTLS command is enabled on port 1703 (RFC3734).
On all ports the same self-signed certificate is used. The SHA1 finger print for the certificate is: E8:AB:97:28:86:36:DC:5B:19:B4:E8:4F:F4:31:88:4B:AB:1E:FB:3F.
30 March 2007 Documentation update
The technical documentation has been updated. Changes new startTLS command, improved transport description, missing type 26 for poll messages, documentation of creData in domain creation response and addition of troubleshooting chapter.
8 March 2007 Fix for RFC3734 compatibility issue
The compatibility issue in EPP over TCP implementation of RFC3734 has been fixed, now the 4 bytes of header size are being included in the message size calculation as required by the RFC.
18 September 2006 RFC3734 EPP over TCP
From now on EPP Test Server also speaks EPP over TCP as specified in RFC3734 where each message is preceded by a 32bit size header in big-endian byteorder. To use this transport, user port 1701 instead of 1700. (currently broken, for details see FAQ Test services).FAQ Test services
15 September 2006 Errata correction
Fixed some errata in EPP XML description (Domain trade). The latest version is available. (LINK TO FR_22.214.171.124_Technical doc Registrar) Aditionally, dns-lu-1.0 schema got a missing element added for poll messages.EPP XML description
8 September 2006 Availability of Nameserver test service
Nameserver test service is now available for public testing. Read Protocol description.Protocol description
17 August 2006 Errata correction to documentation and dnslu-1.0.xsd
Added missing element description for Domain Info command.
In dnslu-1.0.xsd, the status definitions got changed to make validating parsers understand response correctly. In addition missing response data for transfer/trade operations have been added. Important: all date types are 'dateTime', contrary to what original xsd stated. Please update the xsd deployed in your software!
The new version is available.
8 August 2006 Errata correction to documentation
Added subchapter in EPP Poll message chapter describing the list of defined Poll Message type IDs. The latest version is available.Documentation
25 July 2006 Errata correction to documentation
Fixed some errata in EPP XML samples (Domain Transfer, Host Delete). The new version is available.Documentation
17 July 2006 Launch of test-server
Introduction of Registry - Registrar - Registrant model has been announced, at same time the test server for registrars as well as technical documentation are available.
Currently available for testing: EPP server and Registrar interface.
- Domain online management
- List of registrars
- Classic Registration
- Domain name holder dispute
- Domain name policy
- Check Nameserver
- Change registrar
Restriction regarding the registration of certain domain names which have been temporarily blocked has been abolished
New provisions relating to the possibility to request a dispute entry for .lu domain names