All generic TLD extensions and certain country-code ones support a security lock functionality whose purpose is to stop unsolicited transfers of existing domain names. Many domain name registry organizations that manage ccTLDs that do not support this option are in the process of adopting it for greater 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 access to the account with the current domain registrar can achieve that. New domains are registered with the lock option enabled on purpose, so as to hinder any unwanted transfer attempts. The lock option is one of the security measures for controlling the transfer of active domains between domain registrars that have been adopted over the years.

Registrar Lock in Shared Web Hosting

Locking and unlocking a domain name registered through us is extremely easy. This can be done through the Hepsia Control Panel, which comes with our Linux shared web hosting plans, and will take exactly two mouse clicks. All your domain names will be listed alphabetically in the Domain Manager section of the Hepsia Control Panel and next to those whose extensions support the registrar lock option, you’ll notice a padlock-like sign. Click on it once and you will notice the present status of the domain name. Click once again and you’ll alter its status. The update will take effect immediately without the need for you or for our company to do anything else for the status to be updated on WHOIS lookup websites, so you can go ahead with the transfer process right away.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Servers

Locking or unlocking any domain registered through our company is unbelievably easy and can be accomplished through the Hepsia Control Panel – the one via which you administer your semi-dedicated server. You will find all your domain names in the Domain Manager section and the ones whose extensions support the registrar lock feature will have a padlock icon next to them. You can unlock any domain name by clicking on its icon and since the change will take effect right away, you will be able to continue with the domain transfer process without having to wait for the status to change on WHOIS sites. If you reconsider your decision and decide not to transfer the domain away from our company, locking it again will be just as simple and will not take more than a couple of clicks of the mouse in your Hepsia Control Panel.