All generic extensions and some country-code ones support a security lock feature whose function is to block unsanctioned transfers of existing domains. Many domain registry operators that manage country-code top-level domain names that don’t support this feature are in the process of adopting it for greater security and for the convenience of the domain name owners. A domain can be transferred only on the condition that it is unlocked and only a person who has been granted access to the account with the current registrar can achieve that. New domains are registered with the lock feature activated on purpose, so as to stop any unauthorized transfer attempts. The lock feature is among the safety measures for controlling the transfer of active domains between registrar companies that have been adopted over the years.
Registrar Lock in Website Hosting
If you buy a website hosting
from our company, you’ll be able to manage all domains registered through us using our Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you will be able to unlock any of them with only a few clicks. All registrations will be listed alphabetically in the Domain Manager section of the hosting Control Panel and for each one of them you’ll see a mini padlock symbol. Clicking on it will show you the current security lock status. If the domain is locked and you wish to transfer it away, you will just need to click once more and you will be all set. Locking a domain is just as easy and since the domain names are administered in the exact same place as the web hosting account itself, you won’t need to log in and out of different admin interfaces.
Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Servers
If you would like to transfer a domain name from our company to another registrar company and you’ve got a semi-dedicated server
account, you will be able to get the domain ready with only a few clicks. All your domain names will be displayed in a separate section of the Hepsia Control Panel – the exact same tool via which you’ll administer your hosting account. If a given generic or country-code TLD supports the registrar lock feature, you’ll notice a padlock-like icon. You can find out whether the domain is locked or not by clicking on that icon once and you can alter the status by clicking once more. This is all it takes and there will be nothing else that you or we will need to do, so you can initiate the domain name transfer straight away. The update will propagate momentarily, so you won’t need to wait for the status to be changed on WHOIS lookup websites.