Presentation is loading. Please wait.

Presentation is loading. Please wait.

BSNIC BS Domain Registry Carla Glinton Rudyard Burton ISOC ccTLD Workshop Georgetown, Guyana February 2007.

Similar presentations


Presentation on theme: "BSNIC BS Domain Registry Carla Glinton Rudyard Burton ISOC ccTLD Workshop Georgetown, Guyana February 2007."— Presentation transcript:

1 BSNIC BS Domain Registry Carla Glinton Rudyard Burton ISOC ccTLD Workshop Georgetown, Guyana February 2007

2 Outline History History Current Operations Current Operations Environment Environment Registration Policies Registration Policies Domain Structure Domain Structure Fee Structure Fee Structure Staffing Staffing Hardware and Software in Use Hardware and Software in Use Future Plans Future Plans Marketing the Domain Marketing the Domain Technical Upgrades Technical Upgrades

3 History COB accepted responsibility for.BS COB accepted responsibility for.BS Initially managed by UPR (administrative & technical) Initially managed by UPR (administrative & technical) 1999 COB MIS Dept. takes over registry function 1999 COB MIS Dept. takes over registry function 2003 Primary name server set up at COB with secondary servers provided by UPR and PCH 2003 Primary name server set up at COB with secondary servers provided by UPR and PCH December 2003, attempt to separate BSNIC from MIS department December 2003, attempt to separate BSNIC from MIS department

4 Current Operations No formal agreement with the Bahamian Government No formal agreement with the Bahamian Government No regulatory body or legislation governing the domain’s operation No regulatory body or legislation governing the domain’s operation COB manages the domain as a service to the country and as a means for funding tertiary-level education COB manages the domain as a service to the country and as a means for funding tertiary-level education Administrative changes approved by the VP Finance and Administration and the College Council Administrative changes approved by the VP Finance and Administration and the College Council Environment

5 Current Operations Open – no local presence or other requirements Open – no local presence or other requirements First-come, first served First-come, first served Adoption of ICANN’s UDRP Adoption of ICANN’s UDRP Registration Policies

6 Current Operations 2 nd -level registrations allowed 2 nd -level registrations allowed 3 rd -level registrations offered as follows: 3 rd -level registrations offered as follows:.COM.BS.COM.BS.NET.BS.NET.BS.ORG.BS.ORG.BS.EDU.BS reserved for Bahamian educational institutions and educational institutions with presence in The Bahamas.EDU.BS reserved for Bahamian educational institutions and educational institutions with presence in The Bahamas.GOV.BS reserved for Bahamas Government ministries and agencies..GOV.BS reserved for Bahamas Government ministries and agencies. Domain Structure

7 Current Operations 2 nd -Level 3 rd -Level Registration (2 years) Annual Maintenance Registration (1 year) Annual Maintenance Non- Bahamians $500$100 $200$100 Bahamians $100$50 Bahamian Gov’t Free (.edu.bs,.gov.bs,.org.bs) Fee Structure

8 Current Operations All registry functions performed by the Domain Administrator All registry functions performed by the Domain Administrator Technical support provided by the new Technical Contact and a technician from the MIS Dept. of COB Technical support provided by the new Technical Contact and a technician from the MIS Dept. of COB Staffing

9 Current Operations Primary Name Server Primary Name Server RedHat Linux 9 with BIND on a Dell Optiplex GX 520 RedHat Linux 9 with BIND on a Dell Optiplex GX 520 Registration Web site and registry database Registration Web site and registry database RedHat Linux 9 with BIND with Apache Web server on a Dell Optiplex GX 520 RedHat Linux 9 with BIND with Apache Web server on a Dell Optiplex GX 520 Web-based registration system created by Dr Hosein,.TT Administrator using a Postgres Database Web-based registration system created by Dr Hosein,.TT Administrator using a Postgres Database Hardware & Software

10 Future Plans Marketing the Domain Marketing effort to increase local registrations Marketing effort to increase local registrations Adding services such as DNS, Web, hosting Adding services such as DNS, Web, hosting Pricing changes including bulk and term registration discounts Pricing changes including bulk and term registration discounts Agreements with other registries Agreements with other registries

11 Future Plans Hardware & Software BlueCat Networks Adonis 1000 BlueCat Networks Adonis 1000 DNS and DHCP appliance DNS and DHCP appliance Harden version of Free BSD Harden version of Free BSD Jailed environment Jailed environment Bind 8.2 Bind 8.2 User-friendly, intuitive and error checking management console User-friendly, intuitive and error checking management console

12 Future Plans Dual-homed to internet Dual-homed to internet Master and Slave Master and Slave DMZ DMZ


Download ppt "BSNIC BS Domain Registry Carla Glinton Rudyard Burton ISOC ccTLD Workshop Georgetown, Guyana February 2007."

Similar presentations


Ads by Google