considers the safety and security of their customers' domain names as a
top priority mission due to the alarming increase in fraudulent domain
transfer requests and the many crooks who prey on the unsophisticated
and those who innocently have their guard down.
DOMAIN LOCK / Transfer Shield / Transfer Lock
Our normal security procedures will
suffice in most cases to keep your domain safe. If you have any
concerns, however, you can use our Transfer Lock / Transfer Shield
feature to keep your domains secure.
To secure your domain against
unauthorized transfers, you can lock your domain. Locking your domain
ensures that an authorization code (auth code) cannot be generated for
your domain, and the auth code is required to transfer your domain to
another service provider. This is a security feature that has been
designed to ensure that you have full control over any changes made to
To lock a domain
1.Click Manage, and log in to your account.
2.Beside the domain name, click Transfer Lock.
3.In the Domain Locking drop-down list, choose Enabled, and then click
What is an auth code? The auth code is a unique combination of
characters, similar to a password, that is used to show verifiable proof
of ownership of a domain. If you are transferring a domain to another
service provider, you must supply the auth code to that provider to show
that you have the authority to transfer the domain. The auth code can
only be generated by the owner of the domain.
To access your user account and manage
your Transfer Lock Services (enable/disable), use this link: