Expired Domain Names – How Can You Get Them?

The domainer in you must have wondered at some time as to how exactly can an expiring domain name available for re-registration by a new owner. To know the answer to the question, you must be familiar with Status of a domain name as listed in the whois database. Here is the URL of the whois lookup provided by Domain Tools. When noticing the results of a whois lookup, you will see a record similar in format to the one below: Numeric Domains

ICANN Deliberar: MARKMONITOR INC.
Created: 1997-09-15
Expires: 2011-09-14
Registrar Position: clientDeleteProhibited
Registrar Status: clientTransferProhibitedDomains
Registrar Status: clientUpdateProhibited
Brand Server: NS1. GOOGLE. POR
Name Server: NS2. YAHOO. COM
Name Server: NS3. GOOGLE. COM
Name Storage space: NS4. GOOGLE. COM
Who is Server: whois. markmonitor. contendo

There is a collection item in the hunt data labeled Status. When it comes to this domain, the position are listed as clientDeleteProhibited, clientTransferProhibited and clientUpdateProhibited Outlined here are the various states that can seem in this field, and what they mean (There are two standard protocols, RRP and EPP – RRP is the more mature protocol that is being phased out in favour of EPP which is more fine grained. There is a specific mapping of statuses between the older RRP and EPP).

Here are the all RRP statuses, used by EPP statuses.

Windows registry Operator Status codes: (RRP) Registry Registrar Protocol (Com/Net Registry Operator – Verisign Global Registry)

ACTIVE: The registry sets this position. The domain can be modified by the suceder. The domain can be renewed. The domain will be included in the zone if the domain name has been delegated to at least one name server. A domain can only change registrars if in this state.

? REGISTRY-LOCK: The registry sets this status. The domain can not be modified or deleted by the archivar. The registry must remove the REGISTRY-LOCK status for the registrar to improve the domain. The website can be renewed. The domain will be included in the zone if the domain has recently been delegated to at least one name server.

? REGISTRAR-LOCK: The sponsoring registrar pieces this status. The website can not be revised or deleted. The deliberar must remove REGISTRAR-LOCK position to modify the domain name. The domain can be renewed. The domain will be included in the zone.

? REGISTRY-HOLD: The windows registry sets this status. The domain can not be modified or deleted by the registrar. The windows registry must remove the REGISTRY-HOLD status for the deliberar to modify the domain name. The domain can be renewed. The domain will not be within the sector.

? REGISTRAR-HOLD: The sponsoring suceder sets this status. The domain can not be modified or deleted. The registrar must remove REGISTRAR-HOLD status to modify the domain. The domain can be renewed. The site will not be as part of the zone.

? REDEMPTIONPERIOD: The windows registry sets this status every time a registrar requests that the domain name be wiped from the registry and the domain has recently been registered for more than 5 calendar days (if the delete request is received within 5 days and nights of initial domain subscription it will instead be deleted immediately). The domain name are not included in the zone. The domain can not be modified or purged; it can only be restored. Any other registrar requests to change or otherwise update the domain will be refused. The domain will be saved in this position for no greater than 30 appointments days.

? PENDINGRESTORE: The computer registry sets this status after a registrar requests repair of a domain that is in REDEMPTIONPERIOD position. The domain will be as part of the zone. Registrar desires to change or normally update the domain will be rejected. The site will be saved in this status while the registry waits for the registrar to provide required restoration documentation. If the registrar does not provide documentation to the computer registry within 7 calendar times to confirm the recovery request, the domain will revert to REDEMPTIONPERIOD position. The domain status will be set to WORKING as long as the registrar provides documentation to the windows registry within 7 calendar days and nights to verify the refurbishment request.

? PENDINGDELETE: The windows registry sets this status after a domain has recently been set in REDEMPTIONPERIOD position and the domain will not be restored by the archivar. The domain will not be within the zone. When in this status all registrar requests to improve or otherwise update the domain will be declined. The domain will be purged from the computer registry database after being in this status for 5 calendar days.

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