Update Nameservers

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Domain Function: updateNameservers

With this command, you are able to change your domain nameservers with boxis.net.


Input params

  • version::String - API version (e.g. '1.0')
  • timestamp::String - Sequence of characters, denoting the date and time (e.g '1336553826')
  • username::String - User e-mail address (e.g 'mail1@example.com')
  • authcode::String - md5 hash consisting of the concatenation of timestamp and user_key (e.g md5(1336553826BX3KwWU2SuqvoEWnjYmOibf'))
  • section::String - API module name. Use 'domains' value
  • action::String - API module function. Use 'updateNameservers' value
  • domain::String - Domain name that you need to change nameservers
  • ns[1],ns[2],..ns[5]::Array of Strings (optional) - List of Name Servers to be associated with the domain name. A maximum of 5 Name Servers can be specified'


Example URL with POST values

http://api.boxis.net/
POST: version=1.0&returntype=xml&timestamp=1337853736&username=your@mail.com&authcode=1234567890&section=domains&action=updateNameservers&domain=test1.com&ns[1]=ns1.boxis.ch&ns[2]=ns2.boxis.ch

Output params

Example in XML (Success)

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<return>
  <result>1</result>
  <resulttxt>success</resulttxt>
  <params/>
  <timestamp>1335767184</timestamp>
</return>

Example in XML (Error)

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<return>
  <result>0</result>
  <resulttxt>Error: {error description}</resulttxt>
  <params/>
  <timestamp>1335767184</timestamp>
</return>

Example in JSON (Success)

{"result":"1",
 "resulttxt":"success",
 "params":[],
 "timestamp":1335777400}

Example in JSON (Error)

{"result":"0",
 "resulttxt":"Error: {error description}",
 "params":[],
 "timestamp":1335777400}


Example using our PHP Class

/* API LOGIN DETAILS */
$email    = 'your@mail.com';    // your username
$apikey   = '1234567890';        // your apikey

/* API COMMAND DETAILS */
$apitype  = 'domains';
$command  = 'updateNameservers';
$params   = array(
    'returntype' => 'xml',
    'domain' => 'test1.com',
    'years' => 2,
    'ns[1]' => 'ns1.boxis.ch',
    'ns[2]' => 'ns2.boxis.ch'
);

/* PROCESS THE ACTION */
$boxisAPI = new BoxisAPIConnection($email, $apikey);
$return = $boxisAPI->call($apitype, $command, $params, $timestamp);

/* TIMESTAMP SYNCHRONIZATION (JSON EXAMPLE)
if($return['timestamperror']) {
    $timestamp = $return['timestamp'];
    $return = $boxisAPI->call($apitype, $command, $params, 'json', $timestamp);
}
*/

/* TIMESTAMP SYNCHRONIZATION (XML EXAMPLE)*/
/*
if($return->timestamperror) {
    $timestamp = $return->timestamp;
    $return = $boxisAPI->call($apitype, $command, $params, 'xml', $timestamp);
}
/*