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Check Availability - 3rd level .NAME


Checks the availability of the specified 3rd level .NAME domain name(s).


Name Data Type Required / Optional Description
auth-userid Integer Required Authentication Parameter
api-key String Required Authentication Parameter
domain-name Array of Strings Required Domain name(s) that you need to check the availability for
tlds String Required Pass *.name for 3rd level .NAME domains

HTTP Method


Example Test URL Request



Returns a hash map containing domain name availability status for the requested TLDs:

  • Domain Availability Status (status)

    • available - domain name available for registration

    • regthroughus - domain name currently registered through the Registrar whose connection is being used to check the availability of the domain name

    • regthroughothers - domain name currently registered through a Registrar other than the one whose connection is being used to check the availability of the domain name. If you wish to manage such a domain name through your Reseller / Registrar Account, you may pass a Domain Transfer API call. 1

    • unknown - returned, if for some reason, the Registry connections are not available. You should ideally re-check the domain name availability after some time.