Sends the Request EPP command to the registrar for the domain

Connects to the registrar and attempts to obtain the EPP Code for the domain. Not all registrars return the EPP code but send them directly to the client.

Request Parameters

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

Response Parameters

Parameter Type Description
result string The result of the operation: success or error
eppcode string If supported, the EPP code. No returned EPP code without error suggests it is sent directly to client. A returned EPP code may include HTML character entities intended for display and should be decoded prior to any direct use.

Example Request (CURL)

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, '');
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POST, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_POSTFIELDS,
            'action' => 'DomainRequestEPP',
            // 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 = 'DomainRequestEPP';
$postData = array(
    'domainid' => '1',
$adminUsername = 'ADMIN_USERNAME'; // Optional for WHMCS 7.2 and later

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

Example Response JSON

    "result": "success"

Error Responses

Possible error condition responses include:

  • Domain ID Not Found
  • Registrar Error Message

Version History

Version Changelog
1.0 Initial Version