Domain Transfer for Domain Names registered
through Network Solutions
When You Sign Up With OffspringNet Hosting!
If you signed up for hosting with
OffspringNet Hosting and choose the radio button that says
"DOMAIN TRANSFER THROUGH
NETWORK SOLUTIONS" on the order form, then your domain
transfer will be automatically initiated. All you have to
do is reply to the email they send you and put a M at 0a
and a Y at 1a.
If you do not receive this email within approximately 24
hours then you should follow these steps:
1. Lookup your domain
name and make sure you have access to the email address
for the Admin or Billing contacts. If you do not, you will
need to contact Network Solutions. Their phone number is:
2. Make sure you don't have an
ACCOUNT with Network Solutions by going to http://www.networksolutions.com/
and clicking on "Make Changes" at the bottom. After putting
in your domain name and clicking "Go" if they ask for an
Account Name and password you will need to put those in
and then proceed to steps 3-5 below.
3. If you have
checked steps 1 & 2 and still don't know why your transfer
was not initiated by signing up for hosting, just follow
the steps 1-5 below to re-initiate your transfer yourself.
your domain name to our servers
- The Automated
Network Solutions Modification Form
(this form will open up in a new browser window so that
this current window will stay open and you can refer
to the instructions below as you fill out the form)
You can go through this process again at anytime by
going to http://www.networksolutions.com/
and clicking on Make Changes at the bottom of the screen.
- On the first page, enter your
Domain Name you are transferring to OffspringNet
Hosting and click SUBMIT. ** If you SETUP AN
ACCOUNT with Network Solutions (this is different
from just registering a domain name with them), the
next screen will ask you for an ACCOUNT NAME and PASSWORD.
Just fill in this information here and continue to steps
2 & 3.
- Under the drop down menu,
choose the option "Transfer my domain name to another
ISP" and click GO.
- Click on GET INFORMATION to
get your Admin or Billing email address and fill that
into where it says "Email Address:" and press "GO" at
- Your current domain name record
will be pulled up.
- Scroll down to the Contact
Information section and change the Technical Assigned
NIC handle to: CF4188
- Scroll down to the Name
Server Information section and replace the information
currently there our server information (see table
- Then scroll down to the
bottom and press the button 'SUBMIT THIS FORM FOR
The completed template will then
be e-mailed to you at the e-mail address you provided in
Step 1. You must reply to the e-mail and simply
send it back to Network Solutions for processing.
Then, you will get
another email from Network Solutions and you will need reply
and put an: M next to 0a Auth Scheme, and a: Y next to 1a
and send this.
Your changes should go through
within a few days.
To check if it went through, you
can look up your domain name in a few days
and press the button to see Whois output to see your InterNIC
record. Once you see OffspringNet Nameserver addresses listed
in your domain name record, it means your domain name has
started to point to our servers.
If your transfer seems to be taking
a long time, their toll free phone number is: 800-779-1710. Have
your NIC- number handy that you received in the subject
of the email that they sent you after you completed Steps