Transferring an active domain name involves switching the registrar company that provides the domain registration service, so after the transfer itself, you will have to manage things like renewal payments or DNS entry modifications through the new registrar. The transfer process itself is standard with most universal and country-specific TLD extensions. Certain country-code extensions are more specific and involve different procedures, but in the general case transferring a domain name involves several necessary procedures and one of them is unlocking the domain. The lock is a security feature, 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 procedure, so no one can even attempt to register your domain name. The domain lock can be annulled only through the account where the domain is registered and all new domain names that support this functionality are locked by default when they are registered.

Registrar Lock in Website Hosting

With a website hosting from us, you’ll exercise total control over your domains through our custom-built Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You will be able to do anything you would like, including locking and unlocking any of the domain names registered through our company, on the condition that the particular generic or country-code domain name extension supports this feature. Clicking on the padlock symbol that you will see next to any domain registered in your Hepsia Control Panel will show you its present status and clicking on it for the second time will permit you to edit that status. If you’d like to transfer a domain to another registrar company, you can start the process straight away. Since unlocking a domain through your Hepsia Control Panel will take effect instantaneously, no propagation interval or any action on our end will be required. Locking a domain is just as easy – you will just need to follow the very same steps.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Administering your domain names with us is really easy and the registrar lock option makes no exception. If you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account, you’ll be able to administer the domains registered through our company using the exact same Control Panel via which you will administer your hosting account. For your convenience’s sake, the domains will be listed alphabetically and on the right-hand side you will notice a padlock-like icon in case the given domain supports the registrar lock option. If you click the icon, you’ll find out if the specific domain name is locked or not and you will be able to change this status by clicking once again. The status will be changed instantly and you will be able to initiate the domain transfer procedure without needing to wait for the update to be displayed on WHOIS lookup websites or for our company to do anything on our end.