Gateway EPP Commands

Contact Check Command

  • The Check command will indicate if a contact object is currently reserved in a list
  • The Check command will indicate that a contact object is available for registration if the requesting registrar has reserved the name
  • The unique ID of the contact to be checked must be specified in the <contact:id> element

Command Example

Contact Check Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the Contact Check command was processed. The return message will indicate the availability of the contact object. To verify availability, the <contact:id> element must be reviewed. The attribute "avail" will indicate the availability of the contact. If the contact is available, the attribute will have a value of 1. If the contact object is not available, the attribute will have a value of 0. Results that have an avail attribute value of 0 will be followed by the <contact:reason> element which indicates why the contact object is not available.



Contact Create Command

  • The <contact:id> element in the unique identifier for the registrant will be placed. A registrar decides a registrant's unique ID.
  • The <contact:postalInfo type="loc"> Within this element the localised contact information may be provided. Localised information may be in UTF8 format, representing the formal version of the information pertaining to the locale of the contact.
  • The <contact:postalInfo type="int"> Within this element the internationalised contact information may be provided. Internationalised information must be in ASCII format, representing the internationally readable format of the contact information.
  • The <contact:name> element must contain the full name of the registrant.
  • The <contact:addr> Within this element, child elements will be included that specify address information about the registrant.
  • Within the <contact:addr> element, the following child elements must be populated with the relative registrant information: <contact:street>, an OPTIONAL secondary <contact:street> for the suburb, <contact:city>, OPTIONAL <contact:sp> to indicate the province, OPTONAL <contact:pc> to indicate the postal code, <contact:cc> to indicate the country code.
  • The <contact:voice> to indicate the telephone number of the registrant. The syntax for the value must be a "+" followed by the country dialing code such as "27" for South Africa, followed by a ".", followed by the rest of the digits in the number.
  • The <contact:fax> This tag is OPTIONAL as not all registrants have faxes.
  • The <contact:email> element to indicate the registrant's e-mail address.
  • The <contact:authInfo> element in which the <contact:pw> child element will be used to specify the registrant's password.
  • The <contact:disclose> element with a "flag" of "0" or "1" to indicate weather certain elements will be displayed in the Contact Info command. All address elements may may be withheld in both "int" and "loc", except for <contact:name> , <contact:city> and <contact:cc>

Command Example

Contact Create Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the contact object has been created and may be used.

Contact Create Response: Code 2302

A response code of 2302 means that the ID of the contact that you tried to create already exists in the database of the registry. Please change the <contact:id> element value.

Contact Create Response: Code 2004

A response code of 2004 means that you have specified UTF8 characters within one or more the <postalInfo type="int"> child elements. Please ensure the information provided in the element is all in ASCII.



Contact Info Command


  • As the Registrar of Record (RoR), all information regarding the contact object will be presented on request.
  • As a registrar that is not the Registrar of Record (RoR), certain information regarding the contact object will be omitted.
  • Omission of information is controlled by the Registrar of Record through the <contact:disclosure> element and its associated flag setting.
  • As a registrar that is not the Registrar of Record, providing the contact authInfo password will allow the registrar to view all information as if they were the Registrar of Record, bypassing the <contact:disclosure> element setting.

Command Example


Contact Info Response: Code 1000 As RoR

Contact Info Response: Code 1000 As Not RoR


Contact Info Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that the contact queried cannot be identified in the registry database. Please review the <contact:id> element value.


Contact Update Command   

  • The <contact:id> element is the unique identification code for the contact that must be updated
  • The <contact:update> element specifies to the server that an update command must be performed.
  • The <contact:chg> element specifies to the server that a change has to be applied to the contact.
  • The <contact:add> element specifies the statuses that must be applied to the contact.
  • The <contact:rem> element specifies the statuses that must be removed from the contact. Certain statuses may clash and have to be removed in specific order.
  • All associated information may be updated except for the <contact:id> element.
  • Use of the <contact:disclose> element is optional, with the <contact:name> , <contact:city> and <contact:cc> elements not being able to be part of the request for inclusion in disclosure.
  • All updates to contact objects must include the <contact:cc> element.

Command Example


Contact Update Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the update was successful and all changes have been applied.

Contact Update Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that the contact you attempted to update does not exist in the database of the registry. Please ensure that the specified <contact:id> value is correct.


Contact Update Response: Code 2004

A response code of 2004 means that the <postalInfo type="int"> element was updated and the changed information contained UTF8 characters. Please review the provided information within the element to ensure only ASCII values are present

Contact Update Response: Code 2306

A response code of 2306 means that either the <contact:city> or <contact:name> elements were attempted to be updated with null values. Performing this type of update is against current policy. Please populate the required fields or omit the elements from the update.


Contact Update Response: Code 2201

A response code of 2201 means that the contact ID provided for the update is not registered by you, but rather belongs to another registrar. Please review the specified value in the <contact:id> element.



Contact Delete Command

The <contact:id> must be populated with the unique ID of the associated contact object

Command Example

Contact Delete Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the contact object has been successfully deleted from the registry database.

Contact Delete Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that the contact object specified in <contact:id> element does not exist in the registry database. Please ensure that you have specified the correct contact ID.

Contact Delete Response: Code 2304

A response code of 2304 means that the current set status on the contact object is prohibiting the deletion request from being executed. Please remove the status from the contact object by performing a Contact Update, and try again.

Contact Delete Response: Code 2305

A response code of 2305 means that the contact object could not be deleted as it is currently linked to a domain name. Please perform a Domain Update to unlink the contact if needed.


Contact Delete Response: Code 2201

A response code of 2201 means that you requested the deletion of a contact object that does not belong to you. Please verify the <contact:id> element value specified.



Domain Check Command

  • The check command will indicate if a domain name is currently reserved in a list.
  • The check command will indicate that a domain name is available for registration if the requesting registrar has reserved the name.

 Command Example 


Domain Check Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the Domain Check command was processed. The return message will indicate the availability of the domain. To verify availability, the <domain:name> element must be reviewed. The attribute "avail" will indicate the availability of the domain. If the domain is available,the attribute will have a value of 1. If the domain name is not available, the attribute will have a value of 0. Results that have an avail attribute value of 0 will be followed by the <domain:reason> element which indicates why the domain is not available.


 

Domain Create Command

  • The GATEWAY makes use of the <domain:hostAttr> elements for the creation of domains.
  • When creating a domain with subordinate hosts, the IP address must be specified for the nameservers in the <domain:hostAttr ip='v4'> (or v6) IPv4 and IVP6 are supported.
  • When creating a domain with delegated hosts the IP address in not required as the IP address has already been specified on creation of the parent domain.
  • Multiple IPv4 and IPv6 addresses may be specified by duplicating the <domain:hostAttr ip=''> element for each nameserver.
  • The <domain:contact type=''> element must be present 3 times and contacts associated for Billing, Technical and Admin. An OPTIONAL "reseller" contact may be specified.
  • A <domain:pw> must be specified. This password will be used for transfers.
  • The <domain:period> element may be specified with the required registration period of up to 10 years. If it is not, the registry will default to a 1-year registration. This will set the renewal period to the specified value in the element.
  • When registering a Premium Domain Name, the Price Charge Extension must be used. 

Command Example


Domain Create Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the domain has been successfully created and entered into the registry database.

Domain Create Response: Code 2302

A response code of 2302 means that either the domain name specified is already registered in the registry database, or the nameserver(s) specified are being duplicated. The associated messages are as follows:

  1. "Domain exists: exampledomain.gtld" means that the domain name is already registered.
  2. "Domain 'exampledomain.gtld' exists in a reserved list" means that the domain name is currently reserved and may not be registered.
  3. "domain_host object already exists: ERROR" means that 1 or more nameservers that you specified are being duplicated in the request. Please review your request and ensure that nameserver names are unique.


Domain Create Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that there was an error in the declaration of the associated contacts. The associated messages are as follows:

  1. "Contact 'ContactID' not found" means that one of your declared contacts in either the Registrant, Tech, Billing, Admin or Reseller elements has not been created. Please perform a Contact Create to create the contact and try again.
  2. "Registrar contacts cannot be used as registrants" means that you have declared your registrar ID in the <domain:registrant> Please review the request and associate the correct information.


Domain Create Response: Code 2306

A response code of 2306 means that your request does not match the policies for Domain Creation as outlined by the GATEWAY. The associated messages are as follows:

  1. "A minimum of 2 and a maximum of 10 nameservers are required" means that you have either specified more that 10 (ten) nameservers in the requests, or that you have specified less than 2 (two) nameservers in the request. Please review the request and ensure that a minimum of 2 (two) nameservers are provided, with a maximum of 10 (ten) being provided.
  2. "Domain period unit 'm' not supported" means that you have specified the <domain:period> element in your request, with an attribute of "m". Only an attribute of "y" is accepted

Domain Create Response: Code 2201

A response code 2201 means that one of the specified contacts in the Registrant, Billing, Admin, Tech or Reseller contacts has not been created by you. Please ensure that all specified contacts are owned by you before proceeding.


Domain Create Response: Code 2003

A response code of 2003 is only applicable to domain name spaces which have concluded their Launch Phase and are currently in the Claims Period phase.

A response code of 2003 means that there is a Prior Right associated with the domain name. This result will only be returned during the Claims Period of General Availability. The Claims Period is a total of 90 days initiated from the start of General Availability.
In order to continue with the registration of the domain, the Claims Period Domain Check command has to be used and the Claims Period Domain Create command has to be used.

For complete information on how to perform this function please see “GATEWAY Launch Accreditation Criteria”.

NOTE: In order to Create a domain that has an attached Claims Notice, a registrar MUST become Launch Accredited.




Domain Info Command

  • As the Registrar of Record (RoR), all information regarding the domain will be presented on request.
  • As a registrar that is not the Registrar of Record (RoR), certain information regarding the domain will be omitted.
  • The authInfo password does not have to be specified. It should only be used when the password is know

Command Example

Domain Info Response: Code 1000 As RoR

 

Domain Info Response: Code 1000 As Not RoR


Domain Info Response: Code 2202

A response code of 2202 means that the password provided in the request does not match the current password for the domain as listed in the registry database. Please review the <domain:pw> element value.


Domain Info Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that the domain queried does not exist in the registry database. Please review the <domain:name> element value.


Domain Update Command

  • To add or remove a status on the domain include the status in the <domain:add> or <domain:rem>
  • Associated contacts cannot be removed through use of the <domain:rem> element, only updated through use of the <domain:chg>
  • The GATEWAY uses the <domain:hostAttr> element to update associated nameservers through the <domain:add> and <domain:rem>
  • To update the IP address of a subordinate nameserver, the current nameserver must be overwritten in the <domain:add> element, with the new IP address being specified.
  • To change a host name, the old host must be deleted in the <domain:rem> element and the new host must be added in the <domain:add>
  • The order of elements is important in the XML template. It must follow <domain:add>, <domain:rem>, <domain:chg>.
  • Multiple updates may be performed through combining the <domain:add>, <domain:rem> and <domain:chg>
  • Domain may not be updated if it has either of the statuses "clientUpdateProhibited", "pendingDelete", “serverUpdateProhibited”.
  • All update requests will yield a Poll Message for collection. The message will indicate the result of the update.

Command Example

Domain Update Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the update has been received and has been processed.


Domain Update Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that one or more of the specified elements in the update are unable to be located on the registry database. This is indicative of registrant and nameserver updates. The following messages are associated with the response:

  1. "Registrant 'NewRegistrantID' not found" means that the registrant ID that was specified is currently not existent in the registry database. Please perform a Contact Create and try again.
  2. "exampledomain. does not exist" means that the domain that you are attempting to update is not registered. Please review the <domain:name> element for accuracy.
  3. "Domain hosts not found: ns1.exampledomain." means that the specified nameserver that you attempted to remove, or the delegated nameserver you attempted to add, does not exist. Please review the specified nameservers.

Domain Update Response: Code 2306

A response code of 2306 means that if the update was to be accepted, the resulting domain would have less than 2 associated nameservers. The minimum required nameservers for a domain at any time is 2. Please review the <domain:rem> element.

Domain Update Response: Code 2201

A response code of 2201 means that the update request was performed and the information provided is not registered under the requesting registrar. The following messages are associated with the response:

  1. "Requester != Contact Owner ContactID" means that 1 or more of the associated contacts that are being updated, including the registrant contact, are not registered by the requesting registrar. Please review the contact declaration for accuracy and ownership or contacts.
  2. "Requester != Domain Owner" means that the domain attempted to be updated is not under the sponsorship of the requesting registrar. Please review the <domain:name>
  3. "Authorization error: Client cannot adjust Server set status 'serverHold'" means that the update is attempting to remove the status "serverHold" that exists on the domain. The status is set by the GATEWAY and may only be removed by the GATEWAY. Please review the <domain:rem>
  4. "Authorization Failed for event 'EventName'" is an OPTIONAL response and will only appear if the registrar has implemented the GATEWAY Cancel Pending Action EPP functionality. The message means that the event that was attempted to be cancelled belongs to a domain that is not being sponsored by the requesting registrar. Please review the <domain:name>

Domain Update Response: Code 2304

A response code of 2304 means that a status that is active on the domain is not allowing the update to be performed. Please view the Status-Message Mapping to identify how to rectify statuses on domains.


Domain Transfer Request Command

  • Transfers may be requested by specifying the domain password in the <domain:pw> element value.
  • If the command is successful, an email will be sent to the registrant contact to confirm the domain name transfer. The registrant must confirm or deny the transfer in order for the transfer to be initiated with a registry.
  • The <domain:period> element does not have to be declared as it is not used by the GATEWAY for Domain Transfers. Registrars may choose to declare it, but The GATEWAY will not take into account the information within the element.
  • Successful transfers will set the renewal period of a domain to 1 year.
  • Successful transfers will change the status of a domain's Autorenew flag to "false". This is to accommodate the OPTIONAL nature of the Autorenew Extension.
  • Successful transfers will increase the domain's expiry date by 1 additional year if possible. This will charge the Gaining Registrar's account as outlined in the Fee Schedule. NOTE: If the transfer is between Customers, no fees will be charged, and the expiry date will NOT increase by an additiaonl year.
  • If the resulting expiry date is 10 years from the date of successful transfer, the expiry date will not be increased and the Gaining Registrar's account will not be charged.


Command Example With Contact AuthInfo


Domain Transfer Request Response: Code 1001

A response code of 1001 means that the domain request has been successfully received and processed with the Registry. The current state of the transfer is indicated in the <domain:trStatus> element. In the response, the <domain:re> elements indicate the requestor of the transfer, the Gaining Registrar. The <domain:ac> element indicates the acknowledger of the request, the Registrar of Record.


Domain Transfer Request Response: Code 2306

A response code of 2306 means that no password was provided for the transfer request. Please review the <domain:pw> element.


Domain Transfer Request Response: Code 2202

A response code of 2202 is indicative of authorization errors. This means that the provided passwords or associated ROID information is incorrect. The following messages are associated with the response:

  1. "Authorization failed, password does not match" means that the provided domain password is incorrect. Please review the <domain:pw> element value.
  2. "Authorization failed, error processing password" means that the associated contact password OR domain password was not provided on request. Please review the <domain:pw> element value.


Domain Transfer Request Response: Code 2304

A response code of 2304 means that a status that is currently set on the domain in not allowing the domain to be transferred. Please contact the current Registrar of Record for more information on the set statuses.

Domain Transfer Request Response: Code 2106

A response code of 2106 means that the transfer request was sent during the Transfer Grace Period of the domain. This Transfer Grace Period means that a domain may not be transferred during the first 60 days of its registration, or the first 60 days after a successful transfer from a Registrar of Record to a different registrar.


Domain Transfer Approve Command


  • A successful Transfer Approve will instantly transfer the domain to the Gaining Registrar.
  • Successful transfers will set the renewal period of a domain to 1 year.
  • Successful transfers will change the status of a domain's Autorenew flag to "false". This is to accommodate the OPTIONAL nature of the Autorenew Extension
  • Successful transfers will increase the domain's expiry date by 1 additional year if possible. This will charge the Gaining Registrar's account as outlined in the Fee Schedule.
  • If the resulting expiry date is 10 years from the date of successful transfer, the expiry date will not be increased and the Gaining Registrar's account will not be charged.

Command Example



Domain Transfer Approve Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the transfer has been successfully processed and the domain sponsorship has been moved to the Gaining Registrar. A poll message will be queued for the Gaining Registrar indicating that the transfer was successful.


Domain Transfer Approve Response: Code 2301

A response code of 2301 means that the Transfer Approve request was performed for a domain that is currently not pending a transfer request. Please ensure that the correct domain name was specified, or that the transfer was not cancelled, expired or already approved.


Domain Transfer Reject Command

A successful Transfer Reject will instantly remove the current pending transfer for the domain.

Command Example


Domain Transfer Reject Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the transfer has been rejected. A poll message will be sent to the Gaining Registrar indicating that the transfer was rejected. The domain will no longer be pending transfer and a new request will have to be sent.


Domain Transfer Reject Response: Code 2301

A response code of 2301 means that the Transfer Reject request was performed for a domain that is currently not pending a transfer request. Please ensure that the correct domain name was specified, or that the transfer was not already cancelled, expired or already approved.




Domain Transfer Cancel Command

  • A successful Transfer Cancel will instantly remove the current pending transfer for the domain.
  • A successful Transfer Cancel will notify the Registrar of Record via the Poll Message queue that the pending transfer has been cancelled.

Command Example


Domain Transfer Cancel Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the transfer has been cancelled. A poll message will be sent to the Registrar of Record indicating that the transfer was cancelled. The domain will no longer be pending transfer and a new request will have to be sent.


Domain Transfer Cancel Response: Code 2301

A response code of 2301 means that the Transfer Cancel request was performed for a domain that is currently not pending a transfer request. Please ensure that the correct domain name was specified, or that the transfer was not already cancelled, expired or already approved.


Domain Renew Command


  • The <domain:period> element may be specified with an attribute value of "y" only. A value between 1 (one) and 10 (ten) years may be specified in the element.
  • Not specifying the <domain:period> element will default the renewal period to the initial registration period.
  • Specifying the <domain:period> element with a new value will set the renewal period for the domain to the specified value.
  • The <domain:curExpDate> must be the exact date of expiration. The simplest way to obtain the date is to perform a Domain Info request.
  • A successful Renew request will charge the Registrar of Record a Renewal Fee for the domain, multiplied by the amount of years specified in the <domain:period>
  • Domains may not be renewed for more than 10 (ten) years from their current expiry date.

Command Example

Domain Renew Response: Code 1000

A response code of 1000 means that the Renew request has been processed.

Domain Renew Response: Code 2105

A response code of 2105 means that if the domain was to be renewed it would exceed the allowed maximum 10 (ten) year registration time. Domain names cannot be registered for more than 10 (ten) years at a time.

Domain Renew Response: Code 2201

A response code of 2201 means that the domain that was attempted to be renewed is not sponsored by the requesting registrar. Please review the <domain:name> element value.


Domain Renew Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that 1 or more elements do not have the required values as needed. The following messages are associated with the response:

  1. "Current expiry does not match expiry provided" means that the provided date of expiry does not match the registry stored value. Please review the <domain:curExpDate> element value.
  2. "Domain not found exampledomain.gtld" means that the provided domain name does not exist in the registry database. Please review the <domain:name> element value.

Domain Delete Command

  • A domain that has entered deletion will be suspended for 5 (five) days, then enter the deletion phase for a further 5 (five) days. Following this, the domain name will enter the Registry Deletion Phase for a further 30 (thirty) days before finally being deleted.
  • A domain that has expired and enters deletion automatically will enter the Deletion phase for a total of 30 (thirty) days before finally being deleted.
  • Domains that have the status “pendingDelete” may not be transferred away.
  • A domain that has expired (not manually deleted as below) will queue a poll message.

Command Example

Domain Delete Response: Code 1001

A response code of 1001 means that the request has been received and the domain has entered a suspension phase. Based on the time of deletion relative to the registration time, the domain may enter the Grace Period Suspension. The following messages are associated with the response:

  1. "Domain ‘exampledomain. Pending Grace Period Suspension" means that the domain has been deleted while it is in its Grace Period. The Grace Period is the first 5 (five) consecutive days from the day of registration. A domain that is deleted during the grace period will be removed from the registry database at the end of the 5 (five) days.
  2. "Domain ‘exampledomain.’ Pending Manual Suspension" means that the domain has entered in the Suspension Phase. This phase will last a total of 5 (five) days, after which the Deletion Phase will be entered for a further 5 (five) days. Following the Deletion Phase, the domain will enter the Registry Deletion phase for a further 30 (thirty) days. Poll messages will be queued to indicate the Phase transitions. At the end of the Registry Deletion Phase the domain will be removed from the registry database.


Domain Delete Response: Code 2303

A response code of 2303 means that the domain requested for deletion could not be identified in the registry database. Please review the <domain:name> element value.

Domain Delete Response: Code 2304

A response code of 2304 means that there is a status on the domain that is prohibiting the deletion of the domain. Please review the Status-Message Mapping on how to remove the current status.


Poll Messages

Domain Entering Suspension, Deletion

Domains that have entered the Deletion Process either through manual delete requests or due to expiry, will provide several messages. The following are messages that will appear in a registrar's message queue:

  1. "Domain 'exampledomain.gtld' Suspended; action 'PendingManualDeletion' in 5 days" means that a manual Domain Delete command was issued for the domain. The domain has gone through the 5 day Suspension Phase, and entered the Deletion Phase for the next 5 consecutive days. The domain name may be restored at any time during this phase.
  2. “Domain ‘exampledomain.gtld’ pending registry deletion in 20 days” means that the domain name was manually deleted, went through the 5-day Suspension Phase, then went through the 5-day Deletion Phase, and has now entered the Pending Registry Deletion Phase for the next 20 consecutive days. The domain name may be restored at any time during this phase.
  3. "Domain 'exampledomain.gtld' Expired; action 'PendingDeletion' pending in 30 days" means that the domain has reached its expiration date and expired. The domain has now entered the Pending Deletion Phase. This phase will last a total of 30 days. After the Pending Deletion Phase, the domain will be ultimately deleted. The domain may be redeemed at any time during this phase.



Cancellation of Suspension, Deletion and Registry Deletion Messages

Domains that have entered the Deletion Process either through manual delete requests or due to expiry may be reinstated through the Domain Renew request (for expired domains ONLY) or the OPTIONAL Domain Cancel Pending Action Extension (for manually deleted domains ONLY). By reinstating the domain through the commands, the current event related to the position of the domain in the Deletion Process will be cancelled. A poll message will be queued to indicate the reinstatement of the domain. The following are messages that will appear in a registrar's message queue:

  1. "Request 'PendingDeletion' canceled by another process" means that the domain had expired and has been reinstated during its Deletion Phase. The Customer will be charged a Redemption fee.
  2. "Request 'PendingManualSuspension' canceled by another process" means that the domain was manually deleted and has been reinstated during its Suspension Phase. The Customer will be charged a Restore fee.
  3. "Request 'PendingManualDeletion' canceled by another process" means that the domain was manually deleted and has been reinstated during its Deletion Phase. The Customer will be charged a Restore fee.
  4. "Request 'PendingregistryDeletion' canceled by another process" means that the domain was manually deleted and has been reinstated during its Registry Deletion Phase. The Customer will be charged a Restore fee.
  5. "Request 'PendingGracePeriodSuspension' canceled by another process" means that the domain was manually deleted during its Grace Period (first 5 days after initial registration) and reinstated during the Grace Period. There is no charge associated with this, unless the request which resulted in the cancellation of the request was a domain name renewal. In this event, the Customer will be charged a Renewal Fee.



Pending Command Successful Messages

"Successful" messages indicate the success of an action. The action will indicate that either a deletion has been completed or a performed update has been completed. The following are messages that will appear in a registrar's message queue:

  1. "Domain 'exampledomain.' Grace Period Deletion Successful" means that the domain was manually deleted during its Grace Period (first 5 days after initial registration) and the domain has been deleted from the registry database.
  2. "Domain 'exampledomain.' Deletion Successful" means that the domain has reached the end of the Deletion Phase and has been deleted from the registry database.
  3. "Domain Renew Command completed successfully" means that the domain has been renewed. This message is queued if the Autorenew for a domain has triggered and the domain has been automatically renewed extending its expiration date by a further year. Autorenew is an OPTIONAL Domain Extension. The Customer will be charged a Renewal fee.


Domain Transfer Requested by Another Registrar

The “Domain ‘exampledomain.gtld’ transfer requested by ‘RequestingRegistrarID” poll message is queued when the registrant wants to transfer their domain name from the current Registrar of Record (your registrar) to a new Gaining Registrar. The Registrar of Record (you) must either approve or deny the transfer within 5 days from receipt of the poll message. If no response is received, the Registry will automatically approve the transfer.


Domain Transferred Away Message

The "Domain 'exampledomain.gtld' transferred away" poll message is queued when a transfer request has been successfully processed for a domain. The message will be queued for the old Registrar of Record, indicating the transfer result.



Domain Transfer Successful Message

The "Domain 'exampledomain.gtld' transfer successful" poll message is queued when a transfer request has been successfully processed for a domain. The message will be queued for the Gaining Registrar (new Registrar of Record) indicating the transfer result. A status of “clientApproved” means that the Registrar of Record approved the transfer to the Gaining Registrar. A status of “serverApproved” means that no voting was processed, the allowed 5 days for transfer has expired, and the tranasfer was processed automatically.



Domain Transfer Cancelled

The "Domain 'exampledomain.' transfer cancelled" poll message is queued when a transfer request has been successfully cancelled for a domain by the Gaining Registrar. The message will be queued for the Registrar of Record indicating the transfer result.

Domain Transfer Rejected

The "Domain 'exampledomain.gtld' transfer rejected" poll message is queued when a transfer request has been successfully rejected for a domain by the Gaining Registrar. The message will be queued for the Registrar of Record indicating the transfer result.

Domain Registration Period Increased

The "Domain 'exampledomain.' registration period increased by 1 year due to transfer" poll message is queued at the end of a successful transfer, IF the registration period for the domain can be increased by 1 year. The message is queued for the Gaining Registrar. The Gaining Registrar's account will be charged a Transfer Fee as outlined in the Fee Schdule.





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