GetHosts


Definition

Get host records for a domain name.

Usage

Use this command to return all host records. GetRegHosts, a similar command, does not return mail host records.

Availability

All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

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

https://resellertest.enom.com/domains/DomainDetail.asp?DomainNameID=152533676

On the domain control panel, the DNS settings (zone file) box retrieves its information using the GetHosts command. Clicking the configure button brings up the GetHosts command in editable form.

Constraints

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 use eNom’s domain name servers.

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
Name Host name of record.
Type Record Type. Returns A, AAAA, URL, MX, MXE, CNAME or FRAME.
MXPref Preference level: the lower this value, the higher priority this service. Default value is 10.
Address Address. Can be an IP for record types A, MXE and FRAME only. Record type AAAA accepts an IP address in IPv6 format. Record types URL and FRAME can be a full URL. Record types MX, URL, FRAME and CNAME can be a fully qualified domain name.
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