Transferring a domain from one company to another normally involves the use of a special authorization code, which different registrar companies call an EPP authentication code, a domain password or an Auth-Info code. This code can be used as a safety mechanism against unapproved transfers with all generic and with most country-code extensions. It can be obtained only by the domain registrant and is provided by the present 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 typically contains digits and special characters, so as to stop unauthorized people from cracking it. Some companies even alter the codes of domain names registered through them once in a while for even greater security.
EPP Transfer Protection in Shared Web Hosting
If you have a domain name registered through us and you have a shared web hosting account with us, obtaining its EPP transfer code is remarkably easy. You won’t need to log in and out of different interfaces, as you can administer all your domain names through the same Hepsia Control Panel, which is used to manage your shared hosting account. You’ll see all existing domain names the moment you sign in and next to the domains whose extensions require an EPP authentication code in order to be transferred, you will notice a mini EPP icon. All it takes to get the code is to click the icon. The code is always emailed to the domain name registrant’s email address, so in case the one that you shared at first isn’t valid any longer, you can change it with a couple of clicks from the very same section.
EPP Transfer Protection in Semi-dedicated Hosting
If you register a domain name under a semi-dedicated server account with our company, you’ll be able to obtain its EPP transfer authentication code with just one click, if you decide to move it to a different registrar. All it takes to accomplish that is to log into your Hepsia Control Panel, to visit the Registered Domains section and to click on the EPP button, which will be to the right of the domain. Of course, this button will be there only if the respective top-level domain name extension supports transfers with an EPP code. Within a minute, an email that contains the code will be sent to the domain name registrant’s mailbox associated with that domain name. You can update the latter through the very same section of the Control Panel – in case the one that’s currently listed in the WHOIS database is not a valid one. As the change will propagate without any delay, you can request the EPP transfer code directly after that.