Set the email forwarding address for a .name domain.


Use this command if you want to use the .name Registry’s email forwarding feature (you can also use eNom’s email forwarding with .name domains).


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.

On the domain control panel of the .name domain, scroll down to Email Settings.

Click the .name email button.

On the Manage this domain's ".NAME email forward" settings page, the save changes button calls the SetDotNameForwarding 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 have a .name TLD.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:
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 63
TLD Required Top-level domain name (extension) 15
ForwardTo Required Email address to forward to, in the format EMailAlias@DomainName.tld 120
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
ForwardTo Email address to which email will be 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=HTMLor 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.