All generic Top-Level Domain extensions and some country-code ones support a security lock feature whose purpose is to hinder unauthorized transfers of active domain names. Lots of registry organizations that manage ccTLDs that do not support this option are in the process of introducing it for better security and for the convenience of the domain owners. A domain name can be transferred only on the condition that it is unlocked and only a registrant who has been granted access to the account with the current registrar company can do that. New domain names are registered with the lock option activated deliberately, so as to hinder any unsolicited transfer attempts. The lock feature is one of the safety measures for controlling the transfer of existing domain names between domain name registrars that have been adopted over the years.

Registrar Lock in Shared Hosting

With a Linux shared hosting package from us, you’ll have complete authority over your domains through our custom-developed Hepsia hosting Control Panel. You will be able to do anything you’d like, including locking & unlocking any of the domain names registered here, on the condition that the particular generic or country-code top-level domain name extension supports this option. Clicking on the padlock icon that you’ll notice next to any domain registered in your Hepsia Control Panel will show you its present status and clicking on it for the second time will enable you to modify that status. In case you’d like to transfer a domain to another registrar company, you can initiate the process instantly. Since unlocking a domain name through your Hepsia Control Panel will take effect momentarily, no propagation interval or any action on our end will be required. Locking a domain is just as easy – you will just have to go through the exact same steps.

Registrar Lock in Semi-dedicated Hosting

Administering your domain names with us is astonishingly easy and the registrar lock option makes no exception. If you’ve got a semi-dedicated server account, you’ll be able to administer the domain names registered through our company using the very same Control Panel via which you’ll administer your web hosting account. For your convenience, the domains will be displayed in alphabetical order and on the right-hand side you’ll see a padlock icon if the particular domain supports the registrar lock feature. If you click on the icon, you will see if the specific domain name is locked or not and you will be able to change this status by clicking again. The status will change momentarily and you will be able to start the transfer without having to wait for the update to be displayed on WHOIS lookup sites or for us to do anything on our end.