All generic domain extensions and several country-code ones support a security lock feature whose purpose is to prevent unapproved transfers of existing domain names. Many registry operators that supervise country-code TLDs that don’t support this feature are in the process of introducing it for better security and for the convenience of the domain registrants. A domain name can be transferred only on the condition that it is unlocked and only a person who has access to the account with the current registrar can do that. New domain names are registered with the lock feature activated intentionally, so as to hinder any unauthorized transfer attempts. The lock feature is among the safety measures for regulating the transfer of active domain names between registrar companies that have been adopted over the years.

Registrar Lock in Web Hosting

With a Linux web hosting package from us, you will exercise total command over your domain names through our in-house developed Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You will be able to do anything you would like, including locking and unlocking any of the domains registered through our company, on the condition that the particular Top-Level Domain extension supports this feature. Clicking on the padlock icon that you’ll see next to any domain registered in your Hepsia Control Panel will show you its present status and clicking on it once more will enable you to edit that status. In case you’d like to transfer a domain to another domain registrar, you can start the process instantly. Since unlocking a domain through your Control Panel will take effect instantaneously, no propagation period or any action on our end will be needed. Locking a domain is just as easy – you’ll just need to go through the exact same steps.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Managing your domains with us is very easy and the registrar lock option is not an exception. If you have a semi-dedicated server account, you’ll be able to administer the domains registered through our company using the very same Control Panel via which you’ll manage your hosting account. For the sake of convenience, the domain names will be listed alphabetically and on the right you’ll notice a padlock-like icon in case the particular domain supports the registrar lock feature. If you click on the icon, you will see if the particular domain is locked or not and you’ll be able to update this status by clicking once more. The status will be changed immediately and you will be able to initiate the domain transfer without having to wait for the change to be displayed on WHOIS lookup websites or for us to do anything on our end.