Ability to use and monitor LOCK status
Bruce.Tonkin at melbourneit.com.au
Thu Jan 20 23:06:47 UTC 2005
> However, that still looks to me like "Users can only ask that
> domains be locked." Unless you are claiming that users can
> send the lock request directly to the registry, and monitor
> its status.
Only a registrar can send commands directly the registry.
Different registrars offer different services. Most are now offering
the ability for customer to put a name on Lock, and remove a name from
lock using the normal online maintenance tools.
The status of LOCK is published in the Registry WHOIS service, although
this display is not in real-time (ie believe it is updated once a day).
Registrars have real-time access to the lock status of a name under
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