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Updates the IP address of a registered nameserver.

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 Domain Name
TLD String 10 Yes TLD of the Domain Name
Nameserver String 150 Yes Nameserver
OldIP String 15 Yes Existing IP address
IP String 15 Yes New IP address

Example Response

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<ApiResponse xmlns="http://api.namecheap.com/xml.response" Status="OK">
  <Errors />
  <CommandResponse Type="namecheap.domains.ns.update">
    <DomainNSUpdateResult Domain="domain.com" Nameserver="ns1.domain.com" IsSuccess="true" />

Response Parameters

Name Description
Domain The domain name for which you are trying to update nameserver details.
Nameserver Returns the nameserver that was updated.
IsSuccess Indicates whether the nameserver was updated 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
3031510 Error From Enom when Errorcount <> 0
3050900 Unknown error from Enom


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