Transferring a domain name from one registrar company to another generally involves the use of a special domain name authorization code, which different companies call an EPP key, a domain password or an Auth code. This code can be used as a protection mechanism against unauthorized transfer attempts with all generic and with most country-code extensions. The code can be obtained only by the domain name registrant and is provided by the current domain registrar company. It must be given to the new domain registrar company because the transfer procedure cannot be initiated without it. The code is case-sensitive and frequently includes numbers and special symbols, so as to impede unauthorized individuals from hijacking it. Some domain name registrars even alter the codes of domain names registered through them after a given amount of time for even greater security.
EPP Transfer Protection in Web Hosting
If you have a Linux web hosting
, you have registered a domain name with us and you would like to transfer it, you can get its EPP authentication code with no more than a few clicks. When you sign into your Hepsia Control Panel and visit the Registered Domains section, you will see all the domain names that you have registered with our company displayed in alphabetical order. To the right of each domain name, you will see a mini EPP icon for all domain name extensions that need a code in order to be transferred between domain name registrars. Clicking the icon will email the EPP code to the domain owner’s email address instantly. In the exact same section you can also see and ultimately edit the email, if the one there isn’t valid anymore.
EPP Transfer Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you decide to transfer any domain name that’s registered under a semi-dedicated server
account to another domain registrar, you can get its EPP transfer authorization code with several clicks from the Hepsia Control Panel. All registered domain names are listed in an independent section. Quick-access buttons will enable you to use separate functions. To get the EPP transfer code, you only have to click on the EPP sign, which will be on the right-hand side of any domain whose TLD extension supports transfers with an authorization code. Our system will send the code to the registrant’s email, which is currently listed in the domain’s WHOIS record. If you want, you can update this email from the same section of the Control Panel before requesting the transfer authorization code. The update will propagate immediately, so you do not have to wait for the new email to be published on WHOIS lookup sites.