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Transferring domains to another registrar, host, DNS provider, or party. Please do not include the 'transfer' tag since that's already implied.

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Does a domain sale share the owner’s contact info?

I am selling a domain online and my registrar uses privacy protection which is automatically enabled. Behind the privacy protection, I have myself listed as all 3 contacts, along with my personal ...
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Godaddy expired domain transfer

My domain recently expired on 12/05/2021 and I wanted to transfer it to a new registrar. So I initiated the transfer. Unlocked the domain and got the transfer auth key and initiated the transfer at ...
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Transferring domain registration to new registrar and switching email hosting at the same time?

I need to transfer an existing domain that's currently with SiteGround to Porkbun. I also need to move the existing custom email addresses from SiteGround to Zoho Mail. I'm not sure if I should ...
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Can I access my old server after domain transfer?

I need to migrate my web sites to another host, the domain name remains the same, but I need to access my files on the old server after I changed the nameservers, is that posiibile? I have shared ip ...
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Easiest and most affordable webhost to transfer and host the domain of an existing .php website to another existing domain name? [duplicate]

I've had a friend of mine create a .php website for me that he hosts on a personal raspberry pi server. It looks fantastic and works great. However, I already have a website and domain that was hosted ...
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Domain name transfer: do you lose years left at current registrar?

I have a domain registered at GoDaddy. it was registered for five years (two years ago). whois records shows it will expire some time in 2015. Now I want to transfer to Gandi. The problem is Gandi ...
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Not receiving some emails after domain transfer [closed]

I transferred my wife's web hosting, domain & email from One.com over to Fasthosts. I'd used fasthosts for 2 other email only hosting accounts with no problem at all. When it transferred it seemed ...
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What happens if a domain registrar transfer is not complete when the outgoing registrar closes down?

Over the last few days I've been working on the migration of a website to a new host. The domain is registered with the hosting provider, so the new provider will be the new registrar for the domain ...
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Can I transfer a domain out of Route 53 (AWS) where it was purchased?

The keyword here is completely. I'd like to move a domain purchased at AWS to Whois.com, partly for convenience and partly to get away from AWS. But I'd think twice about moving it if I have to log ...
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Old registrar had DNSSEC enabled and after transferring, the new registrar doesn't support it. Now the site won't load

I made a domain transfer with DNSSEC enabled to an operator that does not support DNSSEC. The first operator has no option to disable DNSSEC, and I did not think about it anyway. And now I have a ...
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How to transfer domain when reseller is down?

I have a personal domain name registered as example.com it is down for whole one day. The reseller website is also down and their customer care is also not responding. Thus I can't access my domain ...
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How to play musical chairs with registrars for a .tech domain?

Every registrar I've looked at seems to charge a bit much for a dormant .tech domain I have registered. There's no web hosting. I happen to use the e-mail service which comes with the domain ...
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How are GoDaddy DNS settings manually configured?

What are the mechanical or technical steps to use GoDaddy strictly for domain registration for a dormant domain? At present, not looking for hosting. E-mail service is preferred, I'm currently using ...
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Is it possible to use godaddy only for domain registration or transfer?

In migrating a domain to godaddy from ionos, is it required to also create a web page? I'm only interested in maintaining the registration and wouldn't even want an "under construction" ...
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To disable the domain transfer lock, first deactivate the private registration

I'm looking to migrate from ionos to godaddy or similar. Referencing: https://www.ionos.com/help/domains/set-up-and-manage-an-external-domain-at-11-ionos/removing-an-external-domain/ and, presumably, ...
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How to determine, who to contact for transferring my Domain

My client's domain, www.daccusa.org, is hosted at inmotionhosting.com. They tell me though, that the domain itself, is not. I've spoken with two different customer supports at inmotionhosting.com and ...
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Does the .co.uk registry (Nominet) have a 60 day waiting period for domain transfer?

Do .co.uk domains have a 60 day waiting period to transfer a domain? Also, is there a waiting period for any domain for which we use IPS Tag for domain name transfers?
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Does the listed price for domain transfer include registration for one year?

My website freelensia.com is currently hosted at GoDaddy. The renewal period has come and we are looking at different options since it seems GoDaddy increased its price by quite a bit. 32 USD for 2 ...
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Offered equivalent .com domain to purchase, what is going on, and how to proceed?

A quick bit of background: I run a small (single person) software company, and operate under a .com.au domain that I have had for around 8 years. There has always been a .com domain of the same name, ...
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Why do we have to wait 60 days between each domain transfer?

I understand that ICANN does make the rules requiring this, but I don't understand why we have to? Each time we do transfer the domain, we have to pay to do so. That partially stops fraud. I also do ...
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How can I ensure that I receive a transferred domain name after sending the money to pay for it?

I am about to purchase a domain name for a bit of money. I do not personally know the person who I am purchasing the domain name from, we have only chatted via email. The proposed process for the ...
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My .com domain is expiring in a few weeks - can I transfer it instead of renewing it?

My .com domain is expiring in a few weeks. I do not want to renew with the same company. If I wait until the expiration date, can I renew with a different company? Is the domain instantly released the ...
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Is the EPP/Auth code confidential? Support rep asking for it to disable domain privacy

I have a domain name registered with Bluehost having their Domain Privacy enabled. The control panel is bugging and won't let me disable it, so I contacted the support via chat and they're asking me ...
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Transferring domain from Ipage to Bluehost and want to keep old email

I'm transferring two .com's that were originally setup on Ipage. I initiated the transfer on Bluehost for the domains to and have created a email account with the same address as the email he wants ...
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Transferring a domain name that's about to expire

I have a bunch of domain names that I wish to transfer to a different registrar. They are about to expire in about 38 days from today. Is there any guideline in place from ICANN about the number of ...
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Transferring GoDaddy domain to AWS Route53 issue,

I would like to find out if it is possible to transfer the domain bought from GoDaddy to AWS Route 53 when the domain name is not included in the list of supported TLD in Route 53? e.g. GoDaddy ...
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What happens when you release an expired domain?

I've got a domain on a registrar, which is in its grace period. I'd like to move it to a new registrar, so I think releasing it will be the best option. I had the impression releasing a domain name ...
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Theft Protection during domain transfer from to a different registrar

I recently transferred to a different registrar. The transfer is under process. Before proceeding with the transfer, I turned off the Theft Protection on at the origin so that the transfer could ...
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Registering a domain as an individual and then assigning it to a company?

When registering a domain name contact information should be given about the owner (address, city, country, phone number etc.) If I register a domain using my personal information and then after ...
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Transferring a .com domain... Realistic timeframe?

I'm transferring a .com domain from GoDaddy to 1and1 (UK) and I'm wondering if anyone could tell me a likely timeframe for its completion? 1and1 say "up to 5 days", but that's pretty vague. What's ...
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Why would a registrar not allow transfer-in of .ca domains?

I started at a company that had domain name registrations scattered among several different registrars. I wanted to consolidate all of these registrations to a single registrar to simplify management ...
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When clientTransferProhibited is off to transfer a domain name, couldn't the name be stolen?

I'd like to transfer a domain from one registrar (Key-systems) to another registrar (OVH). I don't really understand the procedure and I'm a bit confused... I read everywhere that ...
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Which ISPs has the cheapest transfer? [closed]

There are a lot websites where you upload file and many people download it. I guess these servers are located in ISP where the transfer is very cheap, I guess Europe, because US has expensive transfer ...
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Domain Transfer - Years locked in?

Wondered if anyone could help? I transferred a domain name (.co.uk) for a customer over to Enom. All went well, no issue. Now its renewal time, they state that they brought 2 years on the domain name (...
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How to seamlessly transfer a domain (avoid downtime because the previous registrar's nameservers stopped serving DNS records)

I just transferred a domain from GoDaddy to NameCheap.com. There was a period of downtime until I configured the proper settings at NameCheap. During this downtime browsers returned a 408 Request ...
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Domain Registration and Hosting Transfer

Domain Registration and Hosting Transfer I am in a kind of situation here and I need your help. I have a domain (www.myowndomainname.com), which is registered and hosted by a reseller in UK. The ...
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Is a domain name transfer required or can I just link to old domain name without transferring?

I have two domain names (www.abc.com and www.xyz.com) which are hosted using say a company called Old-Host. Now, the hosting plan has expired and they have taken down all data residing in their ...
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Transferring a Domain Safely

I want to transfer a domain that I am buying off somebody but I want to make sure i'm not getting scammed. Is there some kind of 3rd-party website that can help me with this kind of transfer so that I ...
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Transferring a domain that is managed by Cloudflare to another registrar

I'm planning on switching from OVH to Gandi in the coming weeks/months (domain first, hosting later). However, I'm not sure what the process is exactly, given I'm also using Cloudflare and none of the ...
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Recover Domain from Failed Company

I have an old client who wanted to transfer hosting companies. However, the company he has managing his domain has gone under and won't respond to phone calls or emails, and their account manager is ...
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How to transfer domain ownership from one organization (or individual) to another?

What's the general process to transfer domain ownership from one organization (or individual) to another? Is there a good reference on doing this? Note: I'm not referring to moving a domain from one ...
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Purchase existing domain and transfer to new registrar

I am purchasing an existing domain from the owner who has it registered with GoDaddy. I want to transfer the domain to another registrar and of course have it under my name. If they update the ...
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How do I transfer a Finland based domain from Google Sites to another hosting service?

I have searched Google Accounts and Google Sites services. Nowhere was I able to find anything relating to any domain settings. Only thing I found about domain transfer was in Google Domains, but it ...
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How to transfer a domain from 101domain to another registrar?

A friend of mine bought a domain name on 101domains, and now wants to have his website hosted on my servers. I would like to have full control of the DNS records, and thus would like to change the NS ...
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Expiring domain transfer

A domain I own with a registrar is expiring next month. I want to change registrar. Is there a way of changing registrar exactly on expiration date or the only way is to start (and pay) the transfer ...
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Transfer of Domain When Hosting Site No Longer Exists

I've a question about transferring a domain onto another hosting provider. I've bought a domain from managedphp.com with registrar from Enom, Inc. I would like to get hosting from another provider ...
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Domain Expiration when transfer is processing, will I lose it?

I have registered my domain at netfirms.com and the expired date is 10-Feb-2013. I've started a transfer process to bigrock.com on 08-Feb-2013 and they have charged 1 year renual. All the ...
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When changing my domain name, can I preserve all the Google +1?

My website has the Swedish TLD but is focused on a Dutch audience. Google sees it as Swedish. So I have to transfer from Bloei.se to Bloeise.nl. I see the following steps and have some additional ...
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How to do a .io tld registry domain transfer to a friend

I've a domain with nic.io registry. The domain is directly under registry control and not with any registrar. I need to transfer the domain to one of my friends, I've looked everywhere but could not ...
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Transfer websites and domains to new server

We have currently around 40 websites and 80+ domains/sub-domains in a shared 1&1 hosting package, and we just acquired a managed dedicated server with 1&1 as well. Now it's time to start ...