Transferring your Domain

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Before proceeding with Domain Transfer, you are advised to first check the following:

Confirm if your domain name can be transferred.

Check if you require to obtain a Domain (Transfer) Secret or Authorization Code or Domain Authentication ID for your domain name prior to placing a Transfer request. After you have confirmed these, you may place a Transfer request for your domain name at

Signup or Login at - In the Menu, point to Manage Orders and then click Transfer Domain.

Now, enter the domain name you wish to Transfer - About Domain (Transfer) Secret Key/Authorization Code Requirement

Click the Transfer button - Click the icon to change the Contacts and Name servers

Contacts: Click the Change Contact button. Then, you may select from the available list of Contacts or Add a New Contact by clicking the Add New button.

Name Servers: Click the Change Name Servers tab and specify the Name Servers.

Additional Information Default Contacts IDs and Default Name Servers Settings within the Customer Control Panel

Proceed with the Payment of the Invoice - Paying for an Invoice

After you have placed the Transfer Order, the Administrative Contact for the domain name will receive an e-mail from OSS Prime Linuxers for the Transfer Authorization process, which needs to be approved within 5 days.

Domain Transfer Authorization

Note: If the Administrative Contact does not approve the Transfer within 5 days, it is assumed that the Admin Contact does not wish for the Transfer to complete and the Order is deleted in our system.

Provide the Domain (Transfer) Secret Key/Authorization Code and click the Submit button. Note :The Domain (Transfer) Secret Key/Authorization Code can be submitted through the approval link or from within your Control Panel, within 30 days after the Transfer Order is placed. If the Authorization Code provided is incorrect, the transfer will not proceed - you will have to verify the code with the current Registrar, and submit the correct code from the approval link or the Control Panel.

Once the mail has been approved by the Administrative Contact and the Domain (Transfer) Secret Key/Authorization Code submitted, the Current Registrar will be notified regarding the transfer.

The Current Registrar will send an e-mail to the Registrant and/or the Administrative Contact of the concerned domain name to confirm that they wish to Transfer their domain name. If the Transfer is not denied by either the Registrant or the Administrative Contact or the Current Registrar, the domain name will be Transferred to you under OSS Prime Linuxers in the next 5 days.

Transfer Status, Domain (Transfer) Secret Change and Other Conditions

Domain Theft Protection

Once a domain name having an associated Domain (Transfer) Secret is transferred to OSS Prime Linuxers from another Registrar, the system would set a new Domain (Transfer) Secret for such a domain name. This process is implemented from a security perspective.

Explaining Domain (Transfer) Secret or Authorization (Auth) Code and How to Obtain it from your Current Registrar?

A Domain (Transfer) Secret or Authorization (Auth) Code is a code assigned by the Registrar at the time the domain name was Registered. This Domain (Transfer) Secret acts like a password for a domain name, ensuring that only the owner of the domain can Transfer their domain name.

To Transfer any domain name, of any of the following TLDs (extensions), you would require to first obtain the Domain (Transfer) Secret or Auth. Code from your Current Registrar. Ideally, your domain name's Domain (Transfer) Secret or Auth Code should be available within the Control Panel provided by your Registrar. In the event that you are not able to locate your Domain (Transfer) Secret or Auth Code, you need to contact the Support Team of your Current Registrar, to obtain the same.

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