DomainTransfer

Sends the Transfer command to the registrar for the domain

Connects to the registrar and attempts to start the transfer process.

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “DomainTransfer” Required
domainid int The id of the domain to be transferred recommended Optional
domain string The domain name to be transferred. This or $domainid is required Optional
eppcode int Provide a new EPP Code for the Transfer Request Optional

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, 'https://www.example.com/includes/api.php');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
    http_build_query(
        array(
            'action' => 'DomainTransfer',
            // See https://developers.whmcs.com/api/authentication
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'domainid' => '1',
            'responsetype' => 'json',
        )
    )
);
$response = curl_exec($ch);
curl_close($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

$command = 'DomainTransfer';
$postData = array(
    'domainid' => '1',
);
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

$results = localAPI($command, $postData, $adminUsername);
print_r($results);

Example Response JSON

{
    "result": "success"
}

Error Responses

Possible error condition responses include:

  • Domain Not Found
  • Registrar Error Message

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version