Transferring an already registered domain name involves switching the registrar that provides the domain name registration service, so after the transfer, you will have to manage things like renewal fees or DNS resource record updates through the new registrar company. The transfer process itself is standard with most domain name extensions. Certain country-code extensions are more specific and involve different procedures, but in the general case transferring a domain entails several basic steps and one of them is unlocking the domain name. The domain lock is a security feature, which is being adopted by more and more domain registry organizations. It is a standard feature supported by all generic TLDs. If a domain is locked, it will not be possible to start a transfer process, so nobody can even attempt to take your domain. The lock can be annulled only through the account where the domain name is registered and all new domains that support this option are locked by default the moment they are registered.

Registrar Lock in Cloud Hosting

With a Linux cloud hosting from our company, you will have full control over your domains through our custom-created Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You’ll be able to do anything you would like, including locking/unlocking any of the domains registered through our company, on the condition that the particular generic or country-code top-level domain name extension supports this option. Clicking on the padlock logo that you will notice next to any domain registered in your Control Panel will show you its current status and clicking it once more will permit you to modify that status. If you’d like to transfer a domain name to another registrar company, you can initiate the procedure instantly. Since unlocking a domain name through your Hepsia Control Panel will take effect instantaneously, no propagation period or any action on our end will be required. Locking a domain is just as easy – you will just need to go through the very same steps.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you want to transfer a domain name from our company to another registrar and you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account, you will be able to get the domain name ready with just a couple of clicks. All your domains will be displayed in a separate section of the Hepsia Control Panel – the exact same tool via which you will administer your web hosting account. If a specific gTLD or ccTLD supports the registrar lock feature, you’ll notice a padlock-like icon. You can see whether the domain is locked or not by clicking on that icon once and you can update the status by clicking once more. This is all it takes and there will be nothing else that you or we will have to do, so you can start the domain transfer procedure straight away. The update will propagate immediately, so you won’t have to wait for the status to be updated on WHOIS lookup websites.