GetDNS


Definition

Retrieve the name server settings for a domain name.

Usage

Use this command to retrieve name servers for one domain name.

Availability

All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

This command is not implemented on enom.com.

Constraints

The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The domain name must belong to this account.

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
SLD Required Second-level domain name (for example, enom in enom.com) 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4

 

Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
NSCount Number of DNS entries
DNSX Name server X. Indexed X when ResponseType=Text or HTML.
UseDNS Which name servers a domain is using. Default indicates our name servers
NSStatus Returns yes if using registrar's name servers.
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.

 

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

Example