All generic domain name extensions and some country-code ones support a security lock feature whose purpose is to impede unwanted transfers of active domain names. Many domain registry organizations that supervise ccTLDs that do not support this option are in the process of introducing it for greater security and for the convenience of the domain owners. A domain can be transferred only on the condition that it is unlocked and only a registrant who has been given access to the account with the current domain registrar can do that. New domain names are registered with the lock feature activated intentionally, so as to hinder any unwanted transfer attempts. The lock option is among the safety measures for controlling the transfer of active domains between domain name registrars that have been adopted over the years.

Registrar Lock in Shared Web Hosting

With a shared web hosting plan from us, you’ll exert total control over your domain names through our custom Hepsia Control Panel. You will be able to do anything you’d like, including locking & unlocking any of the domain names registered here, provided that the specific gTLD or ccTLD extension supports this option. Clicking on the padlock icon that you’ll find next to any domain registered in your Hepsia Control Panel will show you its present status and clicking it once more will allow you to change that status. In case you would like to transfer a domain name to another registrar, you can start the procedure without any delays. Since unlocking a domain name through your Control Panel will take effect immediately, 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 Servers

If you would like to transfer a domain name from our company to another domain registrar and you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account, you’ll be able to get the domain ready with only a couple of clicks of the mouse. All your domains will be shown in a separate section of the Hepsia Control Panel – the same tool via which you’ll manage your hosting account. If a specific gTLD or ccTLD supports the registrar lock feature, you will see a padlock-like icon. You can find out if the domain name is locked or not by clicking on that icon once and you can alter the status by clicking once again. This is all it takes and there will be nothing else that you or our company will need to do, so you can continue with the transfer process straight away. The update will propagate immediately, so you will not need to wait for the status to be changed on WHOIS lookup sites.