Switch on a service in a domain name account.


Use this command to switch on a service in a domain name account.

This command does not give this account access to the service or subscribe to the service. Rather, it toggles on a service that the account has already subscribed to but has toggled off.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

Log on to resellertest.enom.com with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.


When the protected option button is selected, the save changes button calls the EnableServices command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • Other constraints may apply depending on the services being enabled.

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
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in enom.com) 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
Service Required Name of the service to be enabled. Permitted values are: WPPS (ID Protect, our Whois privacy protection service) EmailForwarding URLForwarding 15
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
Service Name of the service being enabled
ServiceStatus New status of this service
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
ErrX 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, sendResponseType=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.