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API commands

Please find in the following a set of the most commonly used standard API commands in order to register, modify, renew, and transfer a domain name.

Domain Registration

(API Command reference » AddDomain)
Exception
command         = AddDomain
domain          = yourdomain.aero
period          = (INT)
ownercontact0   = (CONTACT)
admincontact0   = (CONTACT)
techcontact0    = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0	= (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 	= (NAMESERVER)
X-AERO-ENS-AUTH-ID  = (TEXT)
X-AERO-ENS-AUTH-KEY = (TEXT)
Exception
command             = AERO_CheckENS
X-AERO-ENS-AUTH-ID  = (TEXT)
X-AERO-ENS-AUTH-KEY = (TEXT)

This command performs a check, if the additional parameters for .aero registrations are valid.

Domain Modification

(API Command reference » ModifyDomain)
Command
command = ModifyDomain
domain  = yourdomain.aero

Change of registrant

Since a registered .aero domain is linked to its corresponding auth id, a change of registrant is not possible for .aero domains.

Domain Renewal

(API Command reference » RenewDomain)
Command
command    = RenewDomain
domain     = yourdomain.aero
period     = (INT)
expiration = (INT)

Domain Deletion

(API Command reference » DeleteDomain)
Command
command = DeleteDomain
domain  = yourdomain.aero

Domain Transfer

(API Command reference » TransferDomain)
Command
command = TransferDomain
domain  = yourdomain.aero
action  = request
auth    = .......

Transfer procedure

  • After the transfer has been requested, our backend system sends a confirmation email to the Owner/Admin-C according to the WHOIS of the respective domain. In order to initiate the transfer successfully it is important, that this email is confirmed.
  • After confirmation the transfer is initiated through the official registry and the losing registrar will receive the transfer request.
  • The losing registrar will also send an email to the Owner/Admin-C. allowing him/her to deny the transfer. If you do not respond to the email of the losing registrar, then the transfer will get processed successfully after 5 days.

If the Email-Address in the WHOIS is invalid, then the transfer cannot be processed.If this is the case, then kindly contact your current registrar and ask him to update the WHOIS information accordingly.

Transfer notes

  • A .aero domain transfer must be initiated with a so-called authorisation code, which can be obtained from the current registrar through the owner or Admin-C of the domain.
  • Ensure that your respective domain does not have a lock-status (REGISTRAR-LOCK or HOLD). This can be seen in the WHOIS.
  • If the domain is locked, then the owner can demand that the domain will be unlocked.
  • Please note that we are only allowed to initiate a gTLD transfer after confirmation of the "ICANN Form of Authorization" by the current registrant. The policies can be viewed under http://www.icann.org/transfers/
  • After a successful transfer of the domain, it will be transfer locked from the registry for a period of 60 days.

Auth-Codes

The format for auth info requires a minimum length of 6 characters and a maximum length of 16 characters.

Additionally, auth info must contain at least one of each of the following three character types:

  • Alphabetic characters: a-z; A-Z
  • Numeric characters: 0-9
  • Special characters: !;<=$%?&@[()]*^+-,'-{.|/}:~

Domain Restore

(API Command reference » RestoreDomain)
Command
command = RestoreDomain
domain  = yourdomain.aero

Domain Extensions

X-AERO-ENS-AUTH-IDThe .AERO ID which can be applied for at https://www.information.aero/node/add/request-aero-id (only valid for zone aero, optional)
X-AERO-ENS-AUTH-KEYThe respective password to the .AERO ID (only valid for zone aero, optional)

Domain Restrictions

You need an ID and respective password in order to register a .aero domain name. Please see the website of the registry for further information.

Wedomains :)