ModifyHostHeader


Definition

Redirect a host header (a pointer to third-level domain name) to a different directory in your Web hosting account.

Usage

Use this command to change the directory a host header points to.

Availability

All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

Log on to webhostingtest.ehost-services.com with Login ID resellwebid, password resellwebpw.

http://webhostingtest.ehost-services.com/websites/hostheader.asp?hn=accountspayable&d=resellerdocs.com

The SAVE HOST HEADER SETTINGS button calls the ModifyHostHeader command.

Constraints

The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The Web hosting account must belong to this domain name account.
  • The domain header must already exist.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:

https://resellertest.enom.com/interface.asp?
command=nameofcommand&uid=yourloginid&pw=yourpassword
&paramname=paramvalue&nextparamname=nextparamvalue

 

Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
HostAccount Required Web hosting account name 14
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in enom.com) 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
HostName Required Name of the host header 53
FilePath Optional Path from root to the directory you want the host header to point to. If you do not include this parameter, the host header points to the default, root. Path can be forward slash— or backslash—delimited. 254
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Options are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4

 

Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
Successful Success status of the 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

 

Notes

  • 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 parameterErr(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.

Example