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TRANSFER POLICY Starting on 01 December 2016, ICANN [the governing body of all things internet] has mandated adjustments to the newly renamed Transfer Policy to now include registrant [domain owner] to registrant [domain owner] changes. The amended Tran...
WHAT IS IPV6? IPv6 is the IETF's replacement for IPv4 addresses. Its purpose is to replace IPv4 addresses as they near exhaustion. Unlike IPv4 address, which consist of 4 octets separated by a . (dot) ; IPv6 addresses are separated by a : (colon) an...
WHAT IS AN INTERNATIONALIZED DOMAIN NAME The Internet was originally developed in a very english-oriented way, and by design, domain names only supported regular letters and numbers, as well as the hyphen '-'. As the Internet expanded and the non-en...
DNS (Domain Name System) is the hierarchical system designed to translate human readable information (such as a domain name, website, or other internet-based resource) into the actual addressing protocols used by computers to navigate and locate informati...
Every type of domain has a single organization that is responsible for maintaining the list of all the domain names of its own type (called a Top Level Domain - TLD). For example, the .COM TLD is run by a company called Verisign. The .CA domain (which ...
WHY DNSSEC? To understand DNSSEC (DNS Security Extensions), it's important to understand why it was created in the first place. DNS was never designed for security. It was created back when there was no reason to even consider that anyone would t...
Regular DNS can be pretty confusing sometimes, so as you'd imagine, it gets a bit more complicated when you reverse it. Let's go over standard forward DNS first, just to clear things up. Feel free to skip this if you're familiar with it all. REGULAR...
Before a domain can begin to resolve, it would first need to be registered with a registrar and be pointing to at least two nameservers. These nameservers will host the domain's DNS records and will also be the authoratative servers for this domain. When ...
Whois Data Reminder Policy - WDRP - is an annual reminder sent to each domain's registrant contact via e-mail. This is a requirement by ICANN. The WDRP e-mail is sent 120 days prior to the domain's anniversary date each year. Even if the domain has been...
SSL CERTIFICATES Regardless of how secure you make your hosting environment, any sensitive information traveling over the web can be intercepted - unless you have a digital certificate. easyDNS SSL certificates allows you to conduct online business sa...
The following list of gTLDs [https://www.easydns.com/gtld/] (General Top Level Domains) should be the complete list of the gTLDs we can register for you. Please contact our support team [https://www.easydns.com/contact-us/] to enquire about a domain that ...
- STANDARD EPP DOMAIN LIFECYCLE - FOR NEW TLD AND CCTLD REDEMPTION CYCLES PLEASE CONTACT SUPPORT@EASYDNS.COM _DAY 1_ - Domain is registered Upon payment, your application is submitted to the appropriate registry and secured by easyDNS. You can chec...
LIST OF CLIENT-ASSIGNED STATUS CODES ClientHold This status allows a registrar to remove a domain name from the DNS - if, for example, payment has not been received from the registrant. This status has no effect on the registrar's ability to update, tr...
easyDNS offers the following list of ccTLD's [https://www.easydns.com/cctld/] and non-core TLD domains. Please be aware that many of these have strict presence requirements based on their individual registry rules. Plus, many of these domains also do not ...
DOMAIN REGISTRATION A domain name is a unique space, or zone, that can be used to set up services on the Internet. Domain names are registered with a registrar, who then does the job of maintaining it with the top level registry for that type of dom...
301 REDIRECT This is a HTTP response code. For URL forwarding, it indicates a permanent move of the URL as it's shown in search engine results. The optimal redirect for when you've moved your website to a new domain or perhaps you've merged two websites ...
easyDNS is all about rock solid DNS. Nowadays, it's not enough to slap together a couple of bind servers and drop each off in different colocation offices on either side of the country. More and more people use the Internet for their livelihood nowadays...
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_(Last updated June 30, 2015)_ The ICANN Whois Accuracy Program (WAP) applies to all ICANN registrars accredited under the 2013 RAA [http://www.icann.org/en/resources/registrars/raa/approved-with-specs-27jun13-en.htm#whois-accuracy] (Registrar Accredita...
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