Domain status is displayed in WHOIS lookup under “status” box.

Domain name status code. What it means? What to do?
ok This is the standard status for a domain, meaning it has no pending operations or prohibitions. A domain name is active, thus capable of hosting web pages, e-mail or name servers. You can ask your registrar to enact status restrictions, like

  • ‘clientTransferProhibited’,
  • ‘clientDeleteProhibited’ and
  • ‘clientUpdateProhibited’,

thereby preventing unauthorized transfers, deletions, or updates to your domain.

This is the standard status for a domain, meaning it has no pending operations or prohibitions. A domain name is active, thus capable of hosting web pages, e-mail or name servers. You can ask your registrar to enact status restrictions, like

  • ‘clientTransferProhibited’,
  • ‘clientDeleteProhibited’ and
  • ‘clientUpdateProhibited’,

thereby preventing unauthorized transfers, deletions, or updates to your domain.

pending Quarantine A domain is being quarantined for 30 days as it has either expired or a deletion has been confirmed by the registrant. During this period none of the Internet services (e.g. website, e-mail) linked to the quarantined domain name, is functional. A quarantined domain may be:

During the quarantine period one can initiate a Domain dispute as well.

A domain is being quarantined for 30 days as it has either expired or a deletion has been confirmed by the registrant. During this period none of the Internet services (e.g. website, e-mail) linked to the quarantined domain name, is functional. A quarantined domain may be:

During the quarantine period one can initiate a Domain dispute as well.

server Transfer Prohibited This status code prevents your domain from being transferred from your current registrar to another. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal or other disputes, or at your request (locking a domain name). / This status code prevents your domain from being transferred from your current registrar to another. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal or other disputes, or at your request (locking a domain name). /
pending Delete The pendingDelete status code indicates that a domain deletion has been requested. After verifying this request with the registrant, we will set the domain name in question a pendingQuarantine status. Your domain will remain in this status for 30 days, after which it will be deleted. / The pendingDelete status code indicates that a domain deletion has been requested. After verifying this request with the registrant, we will set the domain name in question a pendingQuarantine status. Your domain will remain in this status for 30 days, after which it will be deleted. /
server Delete Prohibited This status code prevents your domain from being deleted. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal disputes, or at your request (Registry Lock). This status  does not prevent domain name from expiration. / This status code prevents your domain from being deleted. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal disputes, or at your request (Registry Lock). This status  does not prevent domain name from expiration. /
pending Legislative Return A domain name has been registered in accordance with The Article 12. of The General Terms and Conditions for Registration of Domain Names under the .si Top-level Domain. A domain name registrant may withdraw from a domain registration contract in 14 days after accepting an offer and demand a refund. A domain name has been registered in accordance with The Article 12. of The General Terms and Conditions for Registration of Domain Names under the .si Top-level Domain. A domain name registrant may withdraw from a domain registration contract in 14 days after accepting an offer and demand a refund.
pending Legislative Return Quarantine / / / /
client Renew Prohibited This status code is set by Registrar and tells domain’s registry to reject requests to renew your domain. Often, this status indicates an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your registrar to resolve the issue. If your domain does not have any issues, and you simply want to renew it, you must first contact your registrar and request that they remove this status code. This status code is set by Registrar and tells domain’s registry to reject requests to renew your domain. Often, this status indicates an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your registrar to resolve the issue. If your domain does not have any issues, and you simply want to renew it, you must first contact your registrar and request that they remove this status code.
client Update Prohibited This status code is set by Registrar and tells domain’s registry to reject requests to update the domain. This domain name status indicates that it is not possible to update the domain, which can help prevent unauthorized updates resulting from fraud. If you do want to transfer your domain, you must first contact your registrar and request that they remove this status code. This status code is set by Registrar and tells domain’s registry to reject requests to update the domain. This domain name status indicates that it is not possible to update the domain, which can help prevent unauthorized updates resulting from fraud. If you do want to transfer your domain, you must first contact your registrar and request that they remove this status code. If you do want to transfer your domain, you must first contact your registrar and request that they remove this status code.
client Hold This status code is set by Registrar and tells domain’s Registry to not activate your domain in the DNS and as a consequence, it will not resolve. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal disputes, non-payment, or when your domain is subject to deletion. Often, this status indicates an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your registrar to resolve the issue. If your domain does not have any issues, but you need it to resolve, you must first contact your registrar and request that they remove this status code. This status code is set by Registrar and tells domain’s Registry to not activate your domain in the DNS and as a consequence, it will not resolve. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal disputes, non-payment, or when your domain is subject to deletion. Often, this status indicates an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your registrar to resolve the issue. If your domain does not have any issues, but you need it to resolve, you must first contact your registrar and request that they remove this status code.
server Hold This status code is set by Registry. Your domain is not activated in the DNS. If you provided delegation information (name servers), this status may indicate an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your the Registry to request more information. This status code is set by Registry. Your domain is not activated in the DNS. If you provided delegation information (name servers), this status may indicate an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your the Registry to request more information.
server Update Prohibited This status code is set by Registry and locks your domain preventing it from being updated. It is usually set your request (Registry Lock). This status may indicate an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your registrar for more information or to resolve the issue. If your domain does not have any issues, and you simply want to update it, you must first contact your registrar and request that they work with the Registry to remove this status code. This status code is set by Registry and locks your domain preventing it from being updated. It is usually set at your request (Registry Lock). This status may indicate an issue with your domain that needs resolution. If so, you should contact your registrar for more information or to resolve the issue. If your domain does not have any issues, and you simply want to update it, you must first contact your registrar and request that they work with the Registry to remove this status code.
server Transfer Registrant Prohibited This status code is set by registry and prevents your domain from being transferred from your current registrant to another. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal or other disputes. / This status code is set by registry and prevents your domain from being transferred from your current registrant to another. It is an uncommon status that is usually enacted during legal or other disputes. /
incative This status code indicates that delegation information (name servers) has not been associated with your domain. Your domain is not activated in the DNS and will not resolve. If your domain has remained in this status for several days, you may want to contact your registrar to request information about the delay in processing. This status code indicates that delegation information (name servers) has not been associated with your domain. Your domain is not activated in the DNS and will not resolve. If your domain has remained in this status for several days, you may want to contact your registrar to request information about the delay in processing.