This page provides explanations and recommended resolutions for error messages that you might receive when you're doing any of the following:
- Using Cloud Domains in the Google Cloud console
- Transferring a domain with the Cloud Domains API or Google Cloud CLI
Privacy protection is off or partially off
A help_outline next to Off or Limited in the Privacy protection column indicates that your privacy protection is turned off and your information is fully or partially available to the public.
To learn more about privacy protection, see Privacy protection.
To turn on privacy protection for your domain, see Editing registration settings.
The following table provides a list of status indicators that you might see next to the domain name during registration, what they mean, and how you can resolve the issues:
|check_circle||Success||Your registration is active without any errors.|
|warning||Warning||There are some issues with the domain, for example, the registrant email was not verified, or the domain is suspended. For information on how to resolve this, see Domain suspension.|
|fiber_manual_record||Inactive||The domain is exported.|
|error||Error||Your registration or transfer has failed. For details on how to fix this issue, see the Troubleshooting section.|
|In progress||Your registration or transfer is pending. If this persists, see the Troubleshooting section.|
Error messages during domain transfer
The following table describes error messages that you might encounter during the
domain transfer process when using
gcloud commands or the API.
|TRANSFER_LOCKED||The domain is locked by the current registrar and cannot be transferred. Make sure that your domain is unlocked for transfer before starting the transfer process.|
|TRANSFER_IN_ALREADY_IN_PROGRESS||The domain transfer to Cloud Domains is in progress. It can take up to 7 days for the transfer to complete.|
|TRANSFER_UNSUPPORTED||Cloud Domains does not support transfers for this TLD. For details, see Transfer-in limitations. For supported TLDs, see the Pricing table.|
|ALREADY_OWNED_IN_CLOUD_DOMAINS||You already own this domain through Cloud Domains.|
|ALREADY_OWNED_IN_GOOGLE_DOMAINS||You already own this domain through Google Domains.|
|ALREADY_MANAGED_BY_GOOGLE||The domain is already managed by the Google Domains registrar but the caller does not have permissions on the domain.|
|EXPIRED_RESTORABLE||You already own the domain, but the domain expired and was deleted. You can restore it in Google Domains.|
|DOMAIN_NOT_REGISTERED||No one has registered this domain yet.|
|RECENTLY_REGISTERED||The domain was created recently and cannot be transferred within 60 days of initial registration.|
|EXPIRES_SOON||The domain expires soon and cannot be transferred at this time.|
|MAX_YEARS_EXCEEDED||When you transfer a domain, a year gets added to the registration. A domain cannot be registered for more than 10 years. So, if a domain that you want to transfer has an expiration date more than 9 years in the future, transfer is disallowed.|
|PENDING_DELETE||The domain deletion is in progress. You cannot transfer the domain at this time.|
|PENDING_CREATE||The domain creation is in progress. You cannot transfer the domain at this time.|
|PENDING_RESTORE||The domain is being restored. You cannot transfer the domain at this time.|
For further details and status messages for a failed transfer, see Google Domains registration settings.
- To get started using Cloud Domains, see the Quickstart.
- To get an overview of Cloud Domains, see Cloud Domains overview.
- To access API information, see Cloud Domains API.
- To find solutions for common issues that you might encounter when using Cloud Domains, see Troubleshooting.