All generic domain name extensions and several country-code ones support a security lock option whose function is to stop unwanted transfers of existing domains. Many domain name registry organizations that supervise country-code top-level domain names that do not support this option are in the process of introducing it for the sake of safety and for the convenience of the domain registrants. A domain can be transferred only if it is unlocked and only a registrant who has been given access to the account with the current domain name registrar can do that. New domains are registered with the lock option activated deliberately, so as to stop any unwanted transfer attempts. The lock feature is one of the security measures for regulating the transfer of active domains between domain registrars that have been introduced over the years.

Registrar Lock in Cloud Website Hosting

If you purchase a cloud website hosting service from our company, you’ll be able to manage all domain names registered through us using our Hepsia hosting Control Panel and you will be able to unlock any of them with just a couple of mouse clicks. All registrations will be listed in alphabetical order in the Domain Manager section of the Control Panel and for each one of them you will notice a mini padlock icon. Clicking on 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 more and that’s it. Locking a domain is just as easy and since the domains are managed in the same location as the web hosting account itself, you won’t have to log in and out of different platforms.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you’ve registered a domain through our company and you want to transfer it away, you can easily unlock it through the exact same Hepsia Control Panel, which you use to administer your semi-dedicated server account. All domain registrations will be displayed in alphabetical order in your account and you’ll notice a tiny padlock-like icon on the right side of each domain name there, on the condition that its generic or country-code extension supports the registrar lock option. You can find out whether the domain name is locked or not by clicking on this icon and modify the present status by clicking on it once again. You can then proceed and start the transfer straight away without the need to wait for the status to be changed on WHOIS lookup sites, as the change will take effect instantly without you or us having to do anything else.