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A Record Address Record. Maps a domain name (such as to a numeric address that computers recognize (
Admin Contact The name, address, phone number and email address of the person who administers the domain.
Advanced Settings Edit the files that are associated with the domain (A Record, CNAME Record, MX Record, and TXT Record).
Auth Code The auth code is a unique combination of characters that is used to show verifiable proof of ownership of a domain. If you are transferring a domain to another service provider, you must supply the auth code to that provider to show that you have the authority to transfer the domain. The auth code can only be generated by the owner of the domain.
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Billing Contact The name, address, phone number and email address of the person who handles the domain's finances.
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CNAME Record Canonical Name Record. Allows you to create an alias for your domain. For example, you can make '' an alias for '' so that visitors can use either one to find your webpage.
Contact Privacy A free service that hides the domain owner's identity (address, phone number, email address) when a WHOIS lookup is done on the domain name.
CVV Number Card Verification Value. A security code number on a credit card that is not part of the account number. On MasterCard and Visa cards it is a 3-digit number on the back of the card; on American Express cards it is a 4-digit number on the front of the card.

Charter Eligibility Declaration. Required when ordering .ASIA domains to satisfy the requirement that at least one of the domain contacts (admin, billing, owner, tech) must be a legal entity in the DotAsia community. For Legal Entity Type and Identification Type, if you choose "Other" you must describe the entity type in the corresponding Type field; the maximum number of characters is 255.

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Domain Search Type any text here to obtain a list of suggested domain names, including their availability and registration cost.
DNS Domain Name System. A number of interconnected computers that translate domain names (such as into the numeric IP addresses that computers recognize (
Domain Forwarding Allows you to redirect visitors to another website (that you own) when they type your domain name in their browser. Use the Masked/Not masked feature to determine whether or not the destination URL will be displayed in the browser address line.
Domain Manager Allows you to easily edit, renew, or upgrade your domains.
Domain Locking Domain locking is a security feature that prohibits certain changes to a domain. If a domain is locked, transfers and DNS modification cannot be made until the domain is unlocked.
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Hostname The domain name, such as
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IP Address Internet Protocol Address. A numeric address that computers recognize, for example,
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Legal type

Required when ordering .CA domains to indicate the category to which the domain owner belongs, for example, Canadian citizen, permanent resident, corporation, or registered partnership.

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Mail Host The address of the computer that stores your incoming email messages until you retrieve them.
Masked Destination URL is not displayed in browser address line when domain forwarding is in effect.
MX Record Mail Exchange Record. Ensures that email that is sent to you is routed to the correct destination.
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Name Server A computer server that maps domain names such as to their IP address ( The name servers are automatically set when you register a domain, but can also be provided by your web hosting service.
NS Record Name Server Record. Cannot be modified, and are displayed here for informational purposes only.

Required when ordering .US domains to certify that the domain owner is a resident or has a business within the United States.

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Owner Contact The name, address, phone number, and email address of the owner of the domain.
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Password Can be 4 to 20 characters, one of which must be a number.
Premium Names Desirable domain names that are offered for sale in the marketplace.
Priority A number assigned to the mail hosts in the MX record that determines how email should be routed.
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Target Host Used with domain forwarding to specify the destination.
TXT Record Text Record. Allows you to write up to 255 characters of descriptive text.
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Username A unique identifier. Can be 4 to 20 characters, one of which must be a number.
URL Uniform Resource Locator. The domain's address that you enter in the browser address line, for example,
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WHOIS A service that allows you to look up a domain and find out the owner's contact information (name, phone number, email address) unless Contact Privacy is turned on.
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