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Sets domain to use our default DNS servers. Required for free services like Host record management, URL forwarding, email forwarding, dynamic dns and other value added services.

Example Request


Request Parameters

Global parameters are not shown here for clarity, but should be present in all requests

Name Type MaxLength Required? Description
SLD String 70 Yes SLD of the DomainName
TLD String 10 Yes TLD of the DomainName

Example Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<ApiResponse xmlns="http://api.namecheap.com/xml.response" Status="OK">
  <Errors />
  <CommandResponse Type="namecheap.domains.dns.setDefault">
    <DomainDNSSetDefaultResult Domain="domain.com" Updated="true" />

Response Parameters

Name Description
Domain The domain name that you are trying to set default nameservers for.
Updated Indicates whether the default nameservers were set successfully.

Error Codes

Specifies the error codes that might be returned from this method

Number Description
2019166 Domain not found
2016166 Domain is not associated with your account
2030166 Edit permission for domain is not supported
3013288 Too many records
3031510 Error From Enom when Errorcount <> 0
3050900 Unknown error from Enom
4022288 Unable to get nameserver list


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