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NITC 7-104: Web Domain Name Standard

Category: Network Architecture
Applicability: Applies to all state agencies, boards, and commissions, excluding higher education
History: Adopted on April 19, 2013. Amended on October 28, 2014.

1. Standard

1.1

The official Nebraska state government domain names are nebraska.gov and ne.gov. The State CIO may also allow other domain names using the .gov top level domain.

1.2

All web domain name registrations, purchases, and renewals must be made by the Office of the CIO. Top level domain names other than .gov may be registered but cannot serve content or be publicly promoted. The domain state.ne.us is a supported legacy domain which may serve content but which should not be publicly promoted.

1.3

All registered .gov domains must adhere to all federal .gov domain policies and guidelines.

2. Purpose

The purpose of this standard is to provide for consistent domain names for state government websites.

3. References