[olug] OT: Domain Registrations
adam at doubleprime.net
Wed Sep 2 23:47:06 UTC 2009
On this subject, the domain I have been using for email for years is going
to expire next year, and the registrar I used has disappeared from the net.
How do you transfer domains to another registrar in this situation?
On Wed, Sep 2, 2009 at 12:35 AM, Sam Tetherow <tetherow at shwisp.net> wrote:
> I use godaddy as well and will add that they do provide some funding to
> a lot of pod/vid-casts that I follow via their promotion codes.
> Sam Tetherow
> Christopher Cashell wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 10:15 PM, Matthew Will
> > <mwill at midlandsnetworksolution.com> wrote:
> >> I use both Verio and Rackspace. But I also host a few more sites. For
> >> one or two sites personally I would go to Network Solutions. But,
> >> that's who I use for all of my domain registrations. Second choice
> >> would be GoDaddy only because they are a bit less expensive for
> >> registering and hosting. Both NS and GoDaddy have excellent
> >> administrative interfaces and support if necessary. In your situation I
> >> could see you going to GoDaddy.
> > I have to take a slightly different stance in my opinion of Network
> > Solutions. I would never willingly use Network Solutions. They are
> > way overpriced, have behaved in unethical ways, and I've had nothing
> > but problems with their service and support. I first had problems
> > with them many years ago when I registered my first domain name with
> > them, and had additional issues in two separate cases at previous
> > jobs.
> > The only thing I'd ever do with Network Solutions would be to transfer
> > my domain(s) away from them, and pray that it didn't take me months of
> > dealing with support to get it to go through.
> > GoDaddy has done some sketchy things as well (many discussed on the
> > nodaddy site), but they do have the advantage of being cheap. I don't
> > particularly like them, but I dislike them less than many (most)
> > alternatives.
> >> matthew will . network systems engineer
> > --
> > Christopher
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