Planning to transfer your domain name to HostingXtreme?
Before you do that, you need to have a few things in hand.
This article will explain what you need to know before you request a Domain Name Transfer to HostingXtreme.
Find out which email address is the Registered email address for your domain name.
You can do this by doing a WHOIS search on the domain name. This should be able to tell you exactly who the domain name is Registered to.
Go to https://whois.icann.org/ and type in the Domain Name you wish to do a search for.
If the Registrant Email Address in the WHOIS is not yours or not accurate you can:
Your domain name needs to be unlocked at the current Registrar before it can be transferred out.
To check if your domain name is locked, you should do a WHOIS search as explained earlier.
In the Domain Status box, you will see the output of the Lock Status.
If the Domain Name is UNLOCKED and ready for transfer it should say something like: OK
If the Domain Name is LOCKED or Transfer has been prevented, it will say something like: clientTransferProhibited
To unlock your domain name:
To transfer the Domain Name, you will need the Auth Code or EPP Code or Secret Code to transfer the domain.
You can get this code by checking your Domain Control Panel or Contacting your Current Domain Provider.
The EPP Code will be a long character string, which will be generated and usually sent by email to the Registrant Email Address.
A usual EPP Code looks like: 00sdf(&^8078yn087ydsaf(HN*^%&^/