Retrieve status of a domain header (a pointer for a domain name that associates the sld.tld portion of the name with a specific location in your Web hosting directory structure) in your Web hosting account.


Use this command to retrieve information on a domain header from your Web hosting account.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

The GetDomainHeader command is not implemented on; however, the following gives a similar result:

Log on to with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.

The modify link calls the GetDomainHeader command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The Web hosting account must belong to this account.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:


Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
HostAccount Required Name of Web hosting account 14
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Options are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
Domain Domain name being checked with this query
Path Location of the directory in which this domain resides, from root
Successful Success status for retrieving a domain header that matches this query
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
Err(x) Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client.
Done True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully.



  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.