Transferring an already registered domain entails switching the company that provides the domain registration service, so after the transfer itself, you’ll have to manage things like renewal payments or DNS resource record modifications through the new domain registrar. The transfer process itself is standard with most generic and country-code domain extensions. Certain country-code extensions are more specific and involve different procedures, but in the general case transferring a domain involves a few basic steps and one of them is unlocking the domain. The domain lock is a security option, which is being adopted by more and more domain name registry organizations. It is a default feature supported by all gTLDs. If a domain name is locked, it won’t be possible to initiate a transfer procedure, so no one can even try to snatch your domain name. The domain lock can be annulled only through the account where the domain is registered and all new domains that support this feature are locked by default the moment they are registered.
Registrar Lock in Website Hosting
If you order a Linux website hosting from our company, you’ll be able to administer all domain names registered through us via our Hepsia Control Panel and you’ll be able to unlock any of them with just a couple of clicks of the mouse. All registrations will be shown in alphabetical order in the Domain Manager section of the Control Panel and for each one of them you’ll see a mini padlock logo. Clicking on it will show you the current security lock status. If the domain is locked and you would like to transfer it, you’ll just need to click for the second time and you’ll be all set. Locking a domain name is just as easy and since the domains are managed in the same location as the web hosting account itself, you will not have to log in and out of different systems.
Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Servers
Administering your domains with our company is amazingly easy and the registrar lock option makes no exception. In case you have a semi-dedicated server account, you will be able to manage the domains registered through us using the same Control Panel via which you will administer your hosting account. For your convenience’s sake, the domain names will be listed in alphabetical order and on the right you will notice a padlock icon if the particular domain supports the registrar lock option. If you click the icon, you will find out whether the given domain name is locked or not and you’ll be able to alter this status by clicking again. The status will change instantaneously and you’ll be able to start the domain name transfer procedure without the need to wait for the change to be displayed on WHOIS lookup websites or for our company to do anything on our end.