Transferring a domain name from one registrar company to another generally entails the use of a unique domain authorization code, which different companies refer to as an EPP key, a domain name password or an Auth-Info code. This code can be used as a protection mechanism against unsolicited transfers with all generic and with most country-code extensions. The code can be obtained only by the owner of the specific domain name and is issued by the current registrar company. It must be given to the new domain registrar company because the transfer process cannot be initiated without it. The code is case-sensitive and commonly contains numbers and special symbols, so as to obstruct unauthorized individuals from hijacking it. Certain companies even reset the codes of domains registered through them after a given amount of time for even better security.

EPP Transfer Protection in Shared Hosting

In case you have a Linux shared hosting packages, you have registered a domain name through us and you would like to transfer it away, you can get its EPP authentication code with less than a couple of clicks. When you log into your Hepsia Control Panel and visit the Registered Domains section, you’ll see all the domains that you have registered through us listed in alphabetical order. Next to each domain, you will notice a mini EPP icon for all top-level domain name extensions that require an EPP code in order to be transferred between domain registrars. Clicking on the icon will email the code to the domain registrant’s email address instantaneously. In the exact same section you can also find and eventually change the email address, if the one there is not valid any longer.