21 Domains API: How to update domain's attributes

This is a series of articles dedicated to demonstrating how to get acquainted with Openprovider Domains API methods. To get more information about our API in general, please use our documentation portal as your reference.

If you need to modify contact data of the domain or the nameservers as well as to set or remove a transfer lock or special parameters associated with the domain, you should utilise Update Domain method of the API.

Entering Geo Fence iconUse endpoint path below. Base URL is determined by both the target environment and API version.
PUT {base_url}/domains/{id}


Name Type Description
domain string Optional.
auth_code varchar Optional.
owner_handle varchar Optional.
admin_handle varchar Optional.
tech_handle varchar Optional.
billing_handle varchar Optional.
reseller_handle varchar Optional.
ns_group string Optional.
ns_template_name string Optional. Name of the template to use to automatically create DNS zone for the domain; only applicable if nsGroup is dns-openprovider
ns_template_id integer Optional.
name_servers dot separated integer Required only if nsGroup field is empty
autorenew custom on | off | default
is_dnssec_enabled boolean 0 (default) or 1 - Only accepted when nameservers of Openprovider are used
dnssec_keys varchar when using your own nameservers
use_domicile boolean 0 or 1
accept_premium_fee int or double Required in case when domain is premium, value is the price returned in the response for createDomainRequest without acceptPremiumFee
is_private_whois_enabled boolean default value is 0
is_locked boolean default value is 0

NB The owner, admin and tech handles can be retrieved via the customers endpoint and will be the registered contacts for this domain.


curl -X PUT \
'http://api.openprovider.eu/v1beta/domains/123456' \
-H 'Accept: */*' \
-H 'Authorization: ,Bearer 2f4c1c3a9******15d22b378a64' \
-H 'Connection: keep-alive' \
-H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
-d '{
"admin_handle": "XX123456-XX",
"auth_code": "2FIXQ63NCQNT",
"autorenew": "default",
"comments": "Any comments go",
"domain": {
"extension": "com",
"name": "domain",
"is_locked": true,
"is_private_whois_enabled": false,
"is_spamexperts_enabled": true,
"ns_template_name": "Default",
"owner_handle": "XX123456-XX",
"reseller_handle": "XX123456-XX",


"data": {
"id": 11195838,
"status": "ACT"


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