DomiNIC Release 8.2.0

Important: Release 8.2.0 requires NIC-Container 7.0 or higher

New Features

  • Zone archive. This new premium feature creates a history for each dns zone that is managed by DomiNIC. The history can be browsed and exported. Different zone versions can be compared and restored. In addition to that, users can now add comments for zone changes. Learn more about this new feature here: Zone archive
  • Prices for SSL certificates can now be uploaded and will be displayed during the purchase process.
  • Accounting files can be generated for SSL certificate orders.
  • DS resource records can be added manually to handle DNSSEC signed sub zones. This is a premium feature.
  • TLSA resource records are now available as a premium feature.
  • Domain RDAP queries can be executed via Tools menu. This is a premium feature.
  • Norwegian localization added as premium feature.


  • License warning messages will now only appear for users that belong to the root customer, or the operator customer.
  • A new mechanism prevents multiple users from starting orders for the same domain/zone at the same time.
  • The option "Import zone from DNS" for the data synchronization is not activated by default any more to lower the risk of accidental use.
  • Zone validation for queued orders started via SOAP API will not be performed directly, but only when the order is running. This reduces the risk of invalid validations due to other running and queued orders
  • SOAP API poll message for removed domains is now being sent when the domain is really deleted at the end of  the redemption period.
  • Zone validation in the BPE for large zones will only validate resource records now, instead of the whole order.
  • Domain authcodes will be shown in the order correspondence for soap api requests and email notifications only if the user has the appropriate right.
  • Empty lines in uploaded CSR files will be ignored now.
  • The display of the checkbox for the terms and conditions at the end of the ordering process can now be set by a user right.
  • Display of the resend button for the user account activation email will now be displayed according to user rights and system configuration.
  • Improved display of time selection fields.
  • User and customer data are now displayed on separate tabs  on the "My profile" page.
  • Removed default asterisk for the domain name filter in the domain inventory.
  • GUI layout improvements


  • Internal name server groups are no longer used for data synchronization with a NIC.
  • Domain imports from a NIC  are now checking for the correct account.
  • SIDN: Notification for removed domain contacts is handled correctly now
  • Notifications for deleted domains ("domain-deleted") are handled correctly now.
  • Fixed parsing of poll messages from Norid that contain embedded messages
  • Fixed an issue with DNSSEC transfers for already signed domains, using the manual key-management
  • Fixed issue for failed orders that could not be restarted when the user did not have the rights to edit all contact data.
  • Host objects will no longer be created at  the NIC when the name server is  a hidden primary
  • Fixed zone provisioning for some special cases where name servers are updated.
  • Fixed issue where cancelling an SSL order could lead to incorrect display of available authentication methods in the  SSL ordering process.
  • TLD specific information messages on the domain contact page within the ordering process will be displayed as info messages instead of error messages
  • Fixed validation of null mx resource records when multiple mx records are used
  • Fixed usage of the $DOMINIC_ROOT variable in system configurations
  • Improved validation of system configuration.
  • Fixed layout issues within the translation manager

NIC Container Release 7.0

Compatible: DomiNIC 8.2.0

  • Fixes and Policy Updates
    • Ascio non ASCII characters are allowed in contact data for TLD .no
    • Ascio transfer period is now 1 year for .as
    • Key Systems transfer authcode not required for .lu



NIC Container Release 6.8

Compatible: DomiNIC 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5

  • Fixes and Policy Updates
    • Ascio fixed issue for TLD .sh, .ro, .rs and .pt.
    • Ascio added DNSSEC support for art, baby, bar, best, blog, cam, ceo, college, cyou, desi, design, fans, feedback, fit, frl, gay, gent, host, icu, ink, lc, love, luxury, me, mn, monster, online, ooo, pm, press, protection, re, reit, rent, rest, rugby, saarland, sc, security, sg, site, space, storage, store, tech, tf, tickets, uno, vc, website, wf, wiki, xyz, yt
  • added TLDs
  • desi
  • frl
  • gay
  • gent
  • mq
  • reit
  • rugby
  • wf
  • yt
  • 台灣
  • 香港



DomiNIC Release 8.1.5

Important: Release 8.1.5 requires NIC-Container 6.4 or higher


  • SSL certificate ordering: Contact details can differ from the data given in the CSR file now.
  • Improved text for authinfo-creation notification emails.
  • TTL value "0" for resource records: This value is now allowed in system configuration entry "dominic.dmw.resourcerecord.ttls".
  • Improved waiting times for KSK rollover orders before and after the new DS record is published at the NIC. This adjustment minimizes the risk of validation errors due to old (cached) records within resolvers.


  • Order approvals for domain expire orders can now be confirmed by end customers again
  • Domain import orders that import data directly from the order are now able to import resource records again

NIC Container Release 6.7

Compatible: DomiNIC 8.1.0, 8.1.1, 8.1.2, 8.1.3, 8.1.4, 8.1.5

  • Fixes and Policy Updates
    • Ascio *.gg, *.je, .ae, .berlin,,, .cologne,, .hr, .hu, .is,, .jp, .koeln, .lu, .no,, .ro, .sk, .to, .ua: These TLDs are now allowed to have a reduced set of contacts. It is optional to send the contacts that are not mandatory to Ascio, they will only be saved in the Ascio system and will not be sent to the registry. For existing Domains the not mandatory contacts can be deleted on the contact page in the order process. When default contacts are used, these contacts will be displayed in register or transfer orders. If a default contact has become optional it can also be deleted on the contact page.
    • Ascio added DNSSEC support for .sg, .travel, .uk
    • Ascio IDN support for .la
    • Ascio adjustments on validation for .eu
    • Core updated list of Centralnic TLDs
  • added TLDs
  • africa


Adjusted no-match pattern for whois query of .bg and .xxx


dnsXperts wird Teil der Key-Systems GmbH

Key-Systems LogoAb heute ist dnsXperts eine Marke der Key-Systems GmbH mit Sitz in St. Ingbert. Key-Systems ist ein international tätiges IT-Unternehmen, das Domains für Endkunden / Firmenkunden und Reseller weltweit verwaltet. Zu den Geschäftsbereichen von Key-Systems gehören das Reseller-Portal RRPproxy und das Endkunden-Portal domaindiscount24, sowie das Corporate Domain-Portal BrandShelter und das Key-Systems DataCenter.

dnsXperts becomes part of Key-Systems GmbH

dnsXperts is now one of the brands of the St. Ingbert based Key-Systems GmbH. Key-Systems is an international IT company that manages domains for end customers / corporate customers and resellers worldwide. Key-Systems' divisions include the reseller portal RRPproxy and the end customer portal domaindiscount24, as well as the corporate domain portal BrandShelter and the Key-Systems DataCenter.

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