A domain is the highest level of a property on a network (internet/intranet).
It's a part of each DNS name (They are used primarly in DNS record to map them to a physical computer)
- The domain have a name called the DN domain name
- A domain name is used:
- in DNS name (ie host)
The status of a domain name registration is given by the Extensible Provisioning Protocol (EPP) domain status codes 1). Every domain has at least one status code, but they can also have more than one.
Example with whois
Domain name: example.com Status: in quarantine Creation Date: 2018-02-17 Updated Date: 2022-03-17 Date out of quarantine: 2022-04-26T11:15:18
- in quarantine: For forty days after a domain name is canceled or expired, it can't be re-registered by anyone except the old owner.
The domain are registered in a Network - Name Service
Network - Top Level Domain (Tld) - Suffix - root domain (top-level)example.org
subdomain such as www.example.org
On Aug. 31, 2013, ICANN adopted the Expired Registration Recovery Policy (ERRP), which requires registrars to disclose important information to Registrants and prospective customers about expiration notices, fees and redemption procedures.
Whois / Lookup
With the whois, you can lookup the domain information.
Domain holders can activate:
- and Registry Lock.
clientDeleteProhibited clientTransferProhibited clientUpdateProhibited serverDeleteProhibited serverTransferProhibited serverUpdateProhibited
Dispute / Complaint
Complaints and Disputes https://www.icann.org/resources/pages/faqs-84-2012-02-25-en
Premium domains are high-value domains that have the potential to become popular web addresses with strong branding opportunities.
Premium domains are short, easy-to-remember domain names with popular extensions. They may come with a significantly higher domain registration price, and in some cases, they may have a higher domain renewal and transfer cost as well.
The domains are marked as premium on Registry level (this is not done by a Registrar company) The price is also established by the Registry and may vary only slightly depending on the Registrar you choose.
- Example for the OVH API: https://github.com/ovh/order-cart-examples
- https://www.enom.com/ (one time fee)
- https://www.godaddy.com/reseller-program (monthly fee)