Transferring a domain from one company to another traditionally involves the use of a special authorization code, which different companies refer to as an EPP authentication code, a domain name password or an AuthInfo code. This code can be used as a security measure against unsanctioned transfers with all gTLD and with most ccTLD extensions. It can be obtained only by the owner of the particular domain and is issued by the current registrar company. It must be given to the new domain name registrar company because the transfer process cannot be started without it. The code is case-sensitive and ordinarily contains numbers and special characters, so as to stop unauthorized people from cracking it. Some domain registrars even alter the codes of domains registered through them after a given period of time for even better safety.

EPP Transfer Protection in Website Hosting

In case you’ve got a domain registered through us and you’ve got a website hosting account with us, obtaining its EPP code is really easy. You will not have to switch between different admin interfaces, as you can administer all your domain names through the very same Hepsia hosting Control Panel, which is used to administer your web hosting account. You’ll see all existing domains as soon as you sign in and next to the domain names whose extensions require a code in order to be transferred away, you’ll see a mini EPP icon. All it takes to obtain that code is to click the icon. The code is always sent to the domain name registrant’s mailbox, so in case the one that you specified initially isn’t valid anymore, you can update it with a couple of clicks of the mouse from the exact same section.

EPP Transfer Protection in Semi-dedicated Servers

If you register a domain name under a semi-dedicated server account with us, you’ll be able to get its EPP transfer authentication code with just a click, if you decide to transfer it to another registrar company. All it takes to achieve that is to log in to your Hepsia Control Panel, to visit the Registered Domains section and to click on the EPP button, which will be next to the domain. Of course, this button will be available only if the given gTLD or ccTLD extension supports transfers with an EPP transfer code. Within a minute, an email message that contains the code will be sent to the domain owner’s email address associated with that domain. You can modify the latter via the exact same Control Panel section – if the one that’s currently listed in the WHOIS database isn’t valid. As the change will propagate without delay, you can request the EPP code right after that.