Transferring an active domain name involves switching the registrar that provides the domain name registration service, so after the transfer itself, you’ll have to manage things like renewal fees or DNS record updates through the new registrar. The transfer procedure is standard with most universal and country-specific top-level domain name extensions. Some country-code extensions are more specific and involve different procedures, but in the general case transferring a domain involves a few necessary steps and one of them is unlocking the domain. The lock is a safety option, which is being adopted by more and more domain registry organizations. It is a standard feature supported by all generic top-level domain names. If a domain name is locked, it will be impossible to initiate a transfer procedure, so no one can even try to register your domain. The lock can be annulled only through the account where the domain is registered and all new domains that support this option are locked by default the moment they are registered.

Registrar Lock in Shared Hosting

With a shared plan from us, you’ll exert full command over your domains through our custom-developed Hepsia Control Panel. You will be able to do anything you’d like, including locking and unlocking any of the domains registered through us, provided that the specific Top-Level Domain extension supports this feature. Clicking the padlock icon that you’ll see next to any domain name registered in your Hepsia Control Panel will show you its present status and clicking it once more will permit you to update that status. In case you’d like to transfer a domain to another domain name registrar, you can initiate the procedure instantaneously. Since unlocking a domain name through your Hepsia Control Panel will take effect immediately, no propagation interval or any action on our end will be required. Locking a domain name is just as easy – you will just need to go through the very same steps.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Servers

Administering your domains with us is truly easy and the registrar lock option makes no exception. In case you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account, you’ll be able to manage the domain names registered through our company using the same Control Panel via which you will manage your web hosting account. For your convenience, the domains will be displayed alphabetically and on the right you’ll see a padlock icon in case the given domain name supports the registrar lock feature. If you click on the icon, you will find out whether the particular domain name is locked or not and you will be able to change this status by clicking once again. The status will change instantaneously and you’ll be able to initiate the transfer without needing to wait for the change to appear on WHOIS lookup sites or for our company to do anything on our end.