What are EPP Key/ Authorization Code?

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What are EPP Key/ Authorization Code?

Postby Teo » Thu Jan 21, 2010 2:41 pm

The authorization code or EEP key is a 6- to 16-character code assigned to all .com, .net, and .org domains. This authorization is an extra security measure, ensuring that only the owner of a given domain can initiate or request a domain transfer.

The authorization code or EEP key is not available or needed for .ca domains.
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Postby tony » Thu Jan 21, 2010 5:52 pm

Some registrar login for your domain name will have the EPP key listed. But most of them, you will need to email/call them to request for it to be emailed to you.. and only the email that is on the administrative/registrant will be used, so make sure your email address is current on your domain name.

I see alot of transfer issues because the email address is not current or it belongs to your old host or webmaster even!

Here is a blog to help protect your domain name:

http://blog.canadianwebhosting.com/archives/3
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