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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)
Command
command         = AddDomain
domain          = yourdomain.am
period          = (INT)
ownercontact0   = (CONTACT)
admincontact0   = (CONTACT)
techcontact0    = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0	= (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 	= (NAMESERVER)

Domain Modification

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

Trade

Exception
command       = TradeDomain
domain        = yourdomain.am
ownercontact0 = (CONTACT)

After the change of registrant request has been send to the RRPproxy by API or Webinterface you have to send the following information and documents to amtrades@rrpproxy.net. A letter of authorization to the registry in order to change the owner contact details in WHOIS. It should be simple letter, which will confirm, that the owner agrees to pass his ownership to another person. The Letter of authorization has to be in English language and a copy of the ID card of the current owner needs to be attached.
The email has to be setup according to the following rules:

  1. The e-mail subject MUST include the respective domain name following this syntax:
    1. domain: <domain name>.am [optional free text]
  2. The email attachments have to be in .PDF format. Other formats are not accepted.
  3. The size of the email attachments is limited to 2MB.

Domain Renewal

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

Domain Deletion

(API Command reference » DeleteDomain)
Command
COMMAND = DeleteDomain
DOMAIN = yourdomain.am

We accept the deletion request with the DeleteDomain command but only execute it at the registry at the end of the runtime.

Domain Transfer

(API Command reference » TransferDomain)

Transfer procedure

  • A LoA(Letter of Authority) from the current domain holder is required for this transfer
  • Please contact our support team and send your request together with the LoA to the aforementioned email address.

Domain Restore

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

Domain Restrictions

GENERAL HANDLING:

  • As of October 27, 2020 we apply a change of our internal handling with the improvement, that registration requests are not in "pending" state any more. Instead we simulate a real-time registration. The advantage is that you can start managing .AM domains right after registrations, for example adjusting nameservers. Of course, as usual the .AM registry needs to approve domain registration requests.
  • The restrictions should be followed to make sure domain registrations are properly processed and approved by the .AM registry.
  • Domain registrations requests can be declined by the .AM registry, a full refund is provided.

NAMESERVER:

  • A minimum of 2, maximum 4 nameservers is required.

CONTACT HANDLES:

  • A full set of contact handles is required (Owner, Admin, Tech, Billing), with a maximum of 1 for each function. The same contact handle can be used for Owner, Admin, Tech, Billing.
  • Bogus data in contact handles is not allowed, they must contain real data. I.e. using Domain Administrator as name is not allowed.
  • The owner contact details have to be stated in full length, no initials are accepted from the registry as this may cause the revocation of a domain name.

RESTRICTIONS FOR DOMAIN NAMES:

  • .AM doesn't allow sexual context for domain names. In effect, to be on the safe side, the domain name should not contain any sexual related information.
  • Also not allowed: Geographical names, country names and two/three-letter country codes (ISO 3166 Country Codes), widely known acronyms and abbreviations, generic terms.
  • The registry can revoke an existing .AM domain if it is proved that the domain is being used for spreading spam and/or any illegal or inappropriate purposes (to stir up an international, ethnic, religious discord, to abet in international terrorism, to promote violence, to boost up pornography, to support trafficking)
  • The owner contact details have to be stated in full length, no initials are accepted from the registry and this will also cause the revocation of a domain name.

Wedomains :)