All generic TLD extensions and several country-code ones support a security lock functionality whose purpose is to prevent unauthorized transfers of active domains. Lots of registry organizations that manage country-code Top-Level Domains that do not support this option are in the process of introducing it for better safety and for the convenience of the domain owners. A domain can be transferred only if it is unlocked and only a registrant who has access to the account with the current domain name registrar can do that. New domain names are registered with the lock feature activated intentionally, so as to block any unwanted transfer attempts. The lock option is one of the security measures for controlling the transfer of existing domain names between registrar companies that have been adopted over the years.

Registrar Lock in Website Hosting

With a Linux website hosting from our company, you will exert full authority over your domain names through our in-house developed Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You’ll be able to do anything you would like, including locking & unlocking any of the domains registered through us, as long as the specific generic or country-code domain extension supports this feature. Clicking on the padlock logo that you will find next to any domain name registered in your Control Panel will show you its current status and clicking it once again will enable you to update that status. In case you want to transfer a domain name to another registrar, you can start the process right away. Since unlocking a domain through your Hepsia Control Panel will take effect momentarily, no propagation interval or any action on our end will be needed. Locking a domain name is just as easy – you’ll just have to complete the very same steps.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Hosting

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