can't find domain - non-existent


New Member
domain name:

should be on ns3 and ns18, request timeout on query. Config looks active. Been fine for years, something changed in the last day or so, emails started bouncing.

sandy neal

Staff member
the domain is on client hold at its registrar:

Domain Name:
Registry Domain ID: DOM_20X3L-CO.ZA
Registrar WHOIS Server:
Registrar URL:
Updated Date: 2020-03-28T10:15:02Z
Creation Date: 2001-03-28T10:10:09Z
Registry Expiry Date: 2021-03-28T10:10:09Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2021-03-28T10:10:09Z
Registrar: ZACR
Registrar Abuse Contact Email:
Registrar Abuse Contact Phone: +27.113140077
Domain Status: clientHold

as such you would need to contact the domains registrar with the concern



New Member
thank you, i will query. can I ask what tool you used to get the domainstatus. on the website it does not show clienthold.