Retrieve the ID Protect (Whois privacy protection) status and contact information for a domain name.


Use this command to retrieve ID Protect status for a domain name.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on

Log on to with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.

In the id protect section, the configure button calls the GetWPPSInfo command.


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:


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 name (extension) 15
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
DomainName Domain name
SLD Second-level domain name (for example, enom in
TLD Top-level domain name (extension)
DomainNameID Domain name ID number, from our database
WPPSAllowed Whether ID Protect is available for this TLD
WPPSExists Whether this domain has an ID Protect subscription
WPPSEnabled Whether ID Protect is enabled for this domain
WPPSExpDate Expiration date for this domain’s ID Protect subscription
WPPSAutoRenew Whether auto-renew is enabled for this domain’s ID Protect subscription
WPPSPrice Yearly fee for this domain’s ID Protect subscription
ContactType The contact type for this set of contact information
Organization The organization name for this contact
FName First name for this contact
LName Last name for this contact
Address1 Address, first line, for this contact
Address2 Address, second line, for this contact
City City for this contact
StateProvince State or province for this contact
PostalCode Postal code for this contact
Country Country for this contact
Phone Phone number for this contact
Fax Fax number for this contact
EmailAddress Email address for this contact
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.