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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...
Domains with .UK [including .UK / .CO.UK / .LTD.UK / .ME.UK / .NET.UK / .ORG.UK / .PLC.UK] extensions have a different transfer process than other domains and is currently a manual process on our end. Users will need to do the following when they are read...
Users now have the ability to set their domains to expire from within their easyDNS account. This feature will cut down automated renewal notifications significantly and will automatically delete the domain name once its gone through its entire lifecycle....
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...
When a domain name is registered or added for DNS service, it is automatically pointed to our default PARK page which looks like the following: Please note that easyDNS has stood alone as being possibly the only domain registrar that does not monetize o...
easyDNS is now offering Registry Lock for .CA domains. Registry Lock offers an extra layer of security for your domain at the registry level. This added security prevents domain hijacking and the domain from being deleted, transferred or any of the Whois ...
Depending on the service level, users have the ability to add on additional features/services for their domain name. To do this, please do the following: 1. Log into your easyDNS account 2. Click on the MANAGE link for said domain (this will bring you t...
Users now have the ability to delete domains from their easyDNS account. However please note that deleting the domain from your account doesn't mean that the domain no longer ceases to exist. Domains MUST run through their entire lifecycle and become av...
D-Zone is an Anycast Secondary DNS service offered by the .CA Registry, CIRA. If your domain is mission critical, then you should be considering redundancy for the zonefile. This will spread your zonefile over multiple networks and eliminate the single po...
If you would like to make bulk changes to your zone records or grab information in bulk, you can do so using the UTILITIES link on the left sidebar menu once logged into your easyDNS account. The UTILITIES link will also allow users to do the following ...
WHAT IS WHOIS PRIVACY? The information used to register a domain name is stored on what is called a WHOIS database which can be publicly accessed by anyone performing a WHOIS search. By enabling a feature such as our WHOIS Privacy, it allows domain owne...
* WHOIS PRIVACY For DomainPlus domains, there is an additional cost of $7.50/YEAR for privacy registration. Whois privacy is _INCLUDED_ with DNS-Standard, DNS-Pro and Enterprise DNS as an opt-in feature. Many ccTLD/gTLD domain registries do not supp...
Upgrading/downgrading your service level is a simple process with easyDNS and can be done through your control panel. Also please note that there are no hidden costs or additional fees for service level changes other than paying the prorated difference if...
Transferring a domain away from easyDNS is a simple process that involves 3 steps: * Unlock your domain name. * Disable your WHOIS Privacy (if applicable). * Get your Authorization code. STEP 1: UNLOCKING YOUR DOMAIN Unlocking a domain requires...
Users have the ability to move a domain from one easyDNS account to another through their control panel. This process is instantaneous, and will require the new username for the easyDNS account that the domain will be transferring to. Users should note th...
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...
Registering a domain name with easyDNS is easy to do and can be done either from our main homepage (www.easydns.com) or right from within your easyDNS account. To add a domain from our homepage, just make sure to fill in the following information: 1. ...
Domain Portfolios let you organize and view your domains through groupings, as well as the ability to share a selected portfolio with one other easyDNS user account. WHAT ARE PORTFOLIOS? Portfolios are like folders where domains can be grouped togethe...
Sometimes users will need to change the nameservers their domain is delegated to either to point to their web host or change their DNS provider. Before attempting to change nameservers, you'll want to make sure that easyDNS is the registrar for the domain...
The WHOIS INFORMATION page can only be accessed for domains where we are the current registrar. To get to the WHOIS INFORMATION just click on the WHOIS link for said domain: Once there, you should see a page that looks like the following: The WHOIS IN...
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Transferring a domain over to easyDNS is a simple process, but will require the user to go between the two registrars. Users should also note that it can typically take 3-7 days to transfer a domain successfully from the time the Authorization Code is ent...