Important re dropping TLS 1.0 support (Reminder: Changes to Whois-RWS and RDAP Scheduled for 12 February 2020)

NANOG Folks -

If you are using programmatic interfaces over TLS 1.0 to access ARIN Whois-RWS or ARIN RDAP services, please pay particular attention to this announcement.


John Curran
President and CEO
American Registry for Internet Numbers

For people running public facing httpd, it is also worth noting that the population of old browser useragents that don’t understand TLS1.2 is under half of one percent.

There’s very little risk or impact these days to only accepting TLS1.2 in Apache2 or nginx configuration everywhere.