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Domain Management

All domains registered with or transferred to your account can be updated to ensure the accuracy of information contained in the worldwide domain (whois) database. In addition, you can:

  • Modify the DNS servers associated with your domain
  • Enable the domain locking feature to automatically reject any attempts to hijack your domain
  • Update domain settings specific to the type of domain (for example .ca)
  • Find the domain authorization code (auth code, or EPP)

Activation

  • Login to your ClearCenter account.
  • Click on DNS|Domain Management|DNS/Domain Summary in the top navigation bar.
  • Click on for the domain you want to manage
  • Click on next to the WHOIS field

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Configuration

Once you click on the for a particular domain, a menu system along the top of the page will be displayed. If you have registered multiple domains under a single account should pay attention to the domain listed in the Domain Name field. You can select a different domain through the web interface.

Contact Information

By following the appropriate Contact links, you can configure the following information for your domain:

ContactDescription
Organizational ContactInformation about the company or entity which owns the domain name
Admin ContactA person or entity who is named as authoritative for significant domain changes
Billing ContactA contact responsible for billing issues
Technical ContactA person or entity considered authoritative for DNS records for the domain

The information provided here is published in the domain system and available to the general public.

DNS Servers / Name Servers

The link to Name Servers (DNS Servers) allows you to change the organization designated to be the DNS servers / name servers for your domain. Unless you are using an alternative service for your DNS service, the entries should match the servers listed in the table below. If you have transferred an existing domain to your account, you should first set up your DNS records. When you have been notified of a successful transfer, you will then be able to change the name server information.

HostnameIP Address
ns1.clearsdn.com69.90.141.72
ns2.clearsdn.com64.34.185.192
ns3.clearsdn.com216.127.75.186
ns4.clearsdn.com67.18.3.133

Domain Locking

When Domain Locking is enabled for your domain, any requests to transfer your domain to another registrar or hosting company will automatically fail. This feature prevents fraudulent transfers. To lock/unlock your domain:

  • Login to your account
  • Click on the DNS tab and select DNS Summary
  • Click on “View”

The lock status will be displayed on domains registered through your account.

To change the lock status, click on the “WHOIS” link next to the WHOIS field.

A new window or browser tab will spawn, linking you directly to your domain's WHOIS management interface. Click on the “Domain Locking” link and update your domain's lock status as desired.

Authorization Code / Auth Code

A transfer authorization code is required when transferring any .com/.net, .org, .info, .biz, .us, and .name domain name from one registrar to another. The transfer authorization code is created at the time of registration.

content/en_us/sdn_domain_management_with_whois.txt · Last modified: 2017/09/20 08:49 by bchambers

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