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.CM

.CM is the offical country code Top-Level-Domain of Cameroon. A .CM 2nd/3nd level domain is normally used by companies or private entities who are located in Cameroon, or who have business relationships with Cameroon.


Cm.jpg
Introduced 1995
Country Cameroon
Registry NETCOM.cm
IDN Capable No
Webpage Register .CM

Contents


Registry

TLD

.cm

Allowed TLDs

.cm, .com.cm, .net.cm, .co.cm

Registry

NETCOM.cm

Dispute Policy

Rules

Registrar

1api GmbH

WHOIS-Server

netcom.cm

WHOIS-Update

12-24 hours

Min. Characters

1

Max. Characters

63

Character Set
  • Letters and numbers
  • Hyphens ("-"), however not at the beginning or directly in front of the TLD
  • IDN: not allowed
Limitations
  • Registrant Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Admin Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1
  • Tech Contacts: Required: 0 / Maximum: 1
  • Billing Contacts: Required: 1 / Maximum: 1

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IDN capable

No

Restore capable

No

Handle Updates

Supported

Registration System

Real-Time

Allowed number of NS

1 to 10

Registry Nameservercheck

No

Host IP-Addresses Type

IPv4 / IPv6

Hosts managed as

Object

Root Nameserver Update

hourly

SEC DNS Interface

not available

Transferclass

Pull

Transfer Periods

1Y

Transfer Authcode required

Yes

Transfer Real-Time

Yes

Transfer Lock

Yes

Transfer Confirmation (Request / Approve)

- / -

Owner Change by

Update


Periods

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Registration Periods

1-5 years

Add Grace Period

0 days

Accounting Period

-5 days

Finalization Period

1 day

Failure Period

1 day

Payment Period

-61 days

Deletion Restorable Period

0 days

Deletion Hold Period

0 days

Explicit Renewals

Yes

Renewal Periods

1-4 years


API

Domain Registration

Domains can be registered in Real-Time with the API AddDomain command.

command = AddDomain
domain  = (DOMAIN)

REQUIRED

ownercontact0 = (CONTACT)
admincontact0 = (CONTACT)
techcontact0 = (CONTACT)
billingcontact0 = (CONTACT)
nameserver0 = (NAMESERVER)
nameserver1 = (NAMESERVER)

OPTIONAL

auth = <TEXT> | <NULL>
transferlock = 0 | 1 | <NULL>
subuser = <TEXT> | <NULL>

Domain Transfer

The transfer has to be initiated by the gaining registrar and can be requested with the API TransferDomain command.
A valid Authorization Code must be provided to initiate a transfer successfully. You may obtain the authorization code from the losing registrar.
Domain transfers are processed in Real-Time.

command = TransferDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

REQUIRED

action = REQUEST | APPROVE | DENY | CANCEL | USERTRANSFER
auth = <TEXT>

OPTIONAL

order = CREATE | REPLACE | UPDATE

subuser = <TEXT> | <NULL>
period = <PERIOD>
transferlock = 0 | 1 | <NULL>

Delete Domain

Domains can be deleted with the API DeleteDomain command.
There is no Deletion Restorable Period and no Deletion Hold Period. Deleted domain names will be available for new registrations immediately.

command = DeleteDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

Restore Domain

Restores are not possible.

command = RestoreDomain
domain = (DOMAIN)

OPTIONAL

renewalmode = <NULL> | <TEXT>
subuser = <TEXT>

Ownerchange

An Ownerchange is free of charge and can be done with the API ModifyDomain command.

TLD specific

Nameserver Changes

The registry only permits 3 nameserver changes in a 28 day time period. After this number has been exceeded, the domain receives status "serverUpdateProhibited" in the WhoIS. Please contact Hexonet Support and provide a reason for the multiple nameserver changes (Registry required).

Addons

RegistrarOC

No special procedures.