Parallels H-Sphere Documentation Administrator Guide


OnlineNIC Configuration


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Last modified: 26 Dec 2007


WARNING: This documentation covers Parallels H-Sphere versions up to 3.1. For the latest up-to-date Parallels H-Sphere documentation, please proceed to the official Parallels site.



Getting Prepared

In order to configure OnlineNIC domain registrar, download and install OnlineNIC .hsp package (for Java 1.4 and up).

This package can be installed on H-Sphere as suggested in our instruction on Installing H-Sphere packages.

With OnlineNIC registrar you can register, renew, lookup domains.


Setting Up OnlineNIC Connection

Requirement: agreement with OnlineNIC signed

To set up your connection with OnlineNIC:

  1. Log into your admin CP.
  2. Select Domain Registrar in the Settings menu.
  3. In the Add New Registrar box, choose OnlineNIC and click the Add button:
  4. You'll need to enter your OnlineNIC connection data:
    • Title: the name of your account. You can have more than one connection with OnlineNIC.
    • Server: OnlineNIC server (provided by OnlineNIC).
    • Login: the login to the server (provided by OnlineNIC).
    • Port: the port used for connecting to the OnlineNIC server (provided by OnlineNIC)
    • Password: the password to login to the's server (provided by OnlineNIC).
    • License Agreement: the text and/or the path to the license agreement obtained from OnlineNIC that explains the OnlineNIC's obligations to your customers, their obligations to OnlineNIC and proves you are a lawful registration service provider. This will be shown to your end-customers on the signup forms and when they decide to create a new domain through their CP.
    • Warn users about domain expiration this many days in advance: the domains are bought from OnlineNIC for a certain period of time (one or more years). When this time expires the domain is suspended, and if the term of domain name registration is not renewed, the domain is canceled and becomes available for sale to other buyers. Here you can set the number of days before the domain expiration date to remind the user about approaching domain cancelation.
    • Renew domains this many days before domain expiration: number of days before domain expiration to automatically renew the domain registration (as opposed to manual domain name registration renewal).
    • Initial renew mode: choose default domain registration renew mode. User can change it afterwards.
  5. Click Submit Query. Now your OnlineNIC connection is created and you can proceed to configuring other registrar connections or associating top level domains with domain registrars.

To test OnlineNIC without registering domains, you need to create a test account using OnlineNIC web interface.

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