All generic domain name extensions and some country-code ones support a security lock feature whose function is to stop unsolicited transfers of active domains. Many registry organizations that manage country-code top-level domain names that don’t support this feature are in the process of adopting it for greater security and for the convenience of the domain name owners. 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 domain registrar can accomplish that. New domains are registered with the lock option enabled intentionally, so as to prevent any unauthorized transfer attempts. The lock option is one of the safety measures for regulating the transfer of active domains between registrars that have been introduced over the years.
Registrar Lock in Shared Hosting
The Hepsia Control Panel, which is included with each and every shared hosting package that we offer, will grant you full authority over your domain names. You’ll find all domain names registered through us neatly displayed in alphabetical order in a separate section of the Control Panel. Those whose extensions support the domain lock option will have a mini padlock icon on their right. By clicking the icon, you can find out if the specific domain is locked or unlocked and you can change the current status by clicking once again – the process is as simple as that. You will not need to wait for the change to take effect or for our company to do anything, as the status change takes effect immediately, even if you notice something different on WHOIS lookup sites. After all, it takes time for such sites to ‘refresh’ the information that they display.