AcceptDomainTransferFromAnotherAwsAccount - Amazon Route 53
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Accepts the transfer of a domain from another Amazon Web Services account to the currentAmazon Web Services account. You initiate a transfer between Amazon Web Services accounts using TransferDomainToAnotherAwsAccount.

If you use the Amazon CLI command at accept-domain-transfer-from-another-aws-account, use JSON format as input instead of text because otherwise Amazon CLI will throw an error from domain transfer input that includes single quotes.

Use either ListOperations or GetOperationDetail to determine whether the operation succeeded. GetOperationDetail provides additional information, for example, Domain Transfer from Aws Account 111122223333 has been cancelled.

Request Syntax

{ "DomainName": "string", "Password": "string" }

Request Parameters

For information about the parameters that are common to all actions, see Common Parameters.

The request accepts the following data in JSON format.


The name of the domain that was specified when another Amazon Web Services account submitted a TransferDomainToAnotherAwsAccount request.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.

Required: Yes


The password that was returned by the TransferDomainToAnotherAwsAccount request.

Type: String

Required: Yes

Response Syntax

{ "OperationId": "string" }

Response Elements

If the action is successful, the service sends back an HTTP 200 response.

The following data is returned in JSON format by the service.


Identifier for tracking the progress of the request. To query the operation status, use GetOperationDetail.

Type: String

Length Constraints: Maximum length of 255.


For information about the errors that are common to all actions, see Common Errors.


The number of domains has exceeded the allowed threshold for the account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The requested item is not acceptable. For example, for APIs that accept a domain name, the request might specify a domain name that doesn't belong to the account that submitted the request. For AcceptDomainTransferFromAnotherAwsAccount, the password might be invalid.

HTTP Status Code: 400


The number of operations or jobs running exceeded the allowed threshold for the account.

HTTP Status Code: 400


Amazon Route 53 does not support this top-level domain (TLD).

HTTP Status Code: 400


AcceptDomainTransferFromAnotherAwsAccount Example

This example illustrates one usage of AcceptDomainTransferFromAnotherAwsAccount.

Sample Request

POST / HTTP/1.1 x-amz-date:20200311T205230Z authorization:AWS4-HMAC-SHA256 Credential=AKIAIOSFODNN7EXAMPLE/20140711/us-east-1/route53domains/aws4_request, SignedHeaders=content-length;content-type;host;user-agent;x-amz-date;x-amz-target, Signature=[calculated-signature] x-amz-target:Route53Domains_v20140515.AcceptDomainTransferFromAnotherAwsAccount user-agent:aws-sdk-java/1.8.3 Linux/2.6.18-164.el5PAE Java_HotSpot (TM )_Server_VM/24.60-b09/1.7.0_60 content-type:application/x-amz-json-1.1 content-length:[number of characters in the JSON string] { "DomainName":"", "Password":"CeT2Zxs~Example" }

Sample Response

HTTP/1.1 200 Content-Length:[number of characters in the JSON string] { "OperationId":"308c56712-faa4-40fe-94c8-b4230example" }

See Also

For more information about using this API in one of the language-specific Amazon SDKs, see the following: