All generic Top-Level Domain extensions and certain country-code ones support a security lock feature whose function is to impede unapproved transfers of active domain names. Many registry organizations that manage country-code top-level domain names that do not support this option are in the process of introducing it for better security and for the convenience of the domain owners. A domain can be transferred only if it is unlocked and only an individual who has been granted access to the account with the current registrar company can achieve that. New domains are registered with the lock feature enabled intentionally, so as to impede any unsanctioned transfer attempts. The lock feature is one of the security measures for controlling the transfer of existing domains between registrars that have been introduced over the years.
Registrar Lock in Cloud Web Hosting
If you buy a Linux cloud web hosting package from our company, you will be able to manage all domain names registered through us via our Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you will be able to unlock any of them with just a few clicks of the mouse. All registrations will be listed in alphabetical order in the Domain Manager section of the Hepsia Control Panel and for each one of them you will notice a tiny padlock sign. Clicking it will show you the present security lock status. If the domain is locked and you’d like to transfer it away, you’ll just need to click once again and you’ll be all set. Locking a domain name is just as easy and since the domains are administered in the very same location as the web hosting account itself, you won’t need to sign in and out of different Control Panel tools.
Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you have registered a domain through us and you want to transfer it away, you can quickly unlock it via the exact same Hepsia Control Panel, which you use to manage your semi-dedicated server account. All domain registrations will be shown alphabetically in your account and you’ll notice a mini padlock-like icon on the right side of each domain name there, provided that its extension supports the registrar lock feature. You can see whether the domain name is locked or not by clicking on this icon and change the current status by clicking on it once again. You can then proceed and start the domain transfer process right away without having to wait for the status to change on WHOIS lookup websites, as the change will take effect immediately without you or us having to do anything else.