Retrieve the current address for email forwarding by the .name Registry.


Use this command to retrieve the email forwarding address used by the .name Registry for forwarding email addressed to this domain.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

Log on to with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.

On the domain names menu, click my domains, and then click a .name domain.

In the email settings box of the domain control panel, the .name email button calls the GetDotNameForwarding command.


The query must meet the following requirements:

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

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 63
TLD Required Top-level domain. For this command, value must be name. 15
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
DomainNameID Domain name ID, eNom’s internal accounting number
SLD Second-level domain name (for example, enom in
TLD Top-level domain. For this command, value is name.
Status Status
Address Email address to which email addressed to this domain is forwarded.
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, 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.