Transferring an active domain name entails switching the company that handles the domain registration service, so after the transfer, you’ll have to manage things like renewal fees or DNS entry updates through the new domain name registrar. The transfer procedure is standard with most universal and country-specific top-level domain name extensions. Certain country-code extensions are more specific and involve different procedures, but in the general case transferring a domain involves several necessary procedures and one of them is unlocking the domain. The domain lock is a security option, which is being embraced by more and more domain registry organizations. It is a standard feature supported by all gTLDs. If a domain is locked, it will be impossible to start a transfer process, so no one can even attempt to take your domain. The domain lock can be annulled only through the account where the domain is registered in the first place and all new domain names that support this feature are locked by default the moment they are registered.
Registrar Lock in Cloud Web Hosting
Locking and unlocking a domain registered through our company is exceptionally easy. This can be accomplished through the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with our cloud web hosting, and will require exactly two clicks of the mouse. All your domains will be listed alphabetically in the Domain Manager section of the Hepsia Control Panel and next to those whose extensions support the domain lock option, you’ll see a padlock-like logo. Click on it once and you will notice the present status of the domain name. Click again and you’ll alter its status. The update will propagate instantly without the need for you or for us to do anything else for the status to be updated on WHOIS lookup websites, so you can go ahead with the transfer process straight away.
Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Administering your domain names with us is really easy and the registrar lock option makes no exception. In case you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account, you’ll be able to administer the domain names registered through us using the very same Control Panel via which you will manage your web hosting account. For your convenience’s sake, the domains will be listed in alphabetical order and on the right you’ll see a padlock-like icon in case the given domain name supports the registrar lock option. If you click on the icon, you will see whether the particular domain is locked or not and you will be able to update this status by clicking once more. The status will change instantaneously and you’ll be able to start the domain name transfer procedure without having to wait for the change to be shown on WHOIS lookup websites or for us to do anything on our end.