This article explains how to transfer a Top Level Domain to Dedicated Server control panel so that it is no longer associated with the previous domain registry.
This article applies to Dedicated Servers.
In order to fully control your TLD inside your Dedicated Server control panel, you must initiate a full domain name transfer in order to release the domain name from the existing registrar so that you can manage it completely from your hosting control panel.
Initiating a TLD Transfer
To initiate a TLD transfer request domain name not currently present in your dedicated web server control panel, you will need to do the following:
Add the domain name to your account via the Add Domain button.
Enter the domain name you wish to transfer, select the Existing Domain option, and specify where the domain name should be mapped (pointed) to.
Tip: For domain names already hosted on your account but not under our administrative control, click the Manage link adjacent to the domain name and click Initiate Transfer on the resulting page.
Click Next to proceed and choose Registrar Transfer from the drop down box on the following page.
You will be asked to enter the Registry Auth Code.
This is a code generated by the existing domain name registrar and provided to the domain holder to ensure that requests to transfer the domain name to Webfusion are legitimate.
Click Next, A summary of the order will be displayed. Review the details carefully, then enter your PIN Number and click Transfer Domains to proceed.