Obtains the current nameservers for the domain.

Connects to the registrar and obtains the nameservers for the domain

Request Parameters

Parameter Type Description Required
action string “DomainGetNameservers” Required
domainid int The id of the domain to obtain the nameservers for Required

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error
ns1 string The first nameserver on the domain
ns2 string The second nameserver on the domain
ns3 string The third nameserver on the domain
ns4 string The fourth nameserver on the domain
ns5 string The fifth nameserver on the domain

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, '');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
            'action' => 'DomainGetNameservers',
            // See
            'username' => 'IDENTIFIER_OR_ADMIN_USERNAME',
            'password' => 'SECRET_OR_HASHED_PASSWORD',
            'domainid' => '1',
            'responsetype' => 'json',
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
$response = curl_exec($ch);

Example Request (Local API)

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

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

Example Response JSON

    "result": "success",
    "ns1": "",
    "ns2": ""

Error Responses

Possible error condition responses include:

  • Domain ID Not Found
  • Registrar Function Not Supported
  • Registrar Error Message

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version