Glossary of Terms

Acquirer

a person or an organization that acquires the system

AKM

automated keyset management, see also the AKM concept

CLI

command-line interface

Customer

a registrar or registrant or end user

CZ-specific

This feature, setting or component is specific to the CZ.NIC and may require customization before it can be used in another environment.

db

database

Designated registrar

The registrar who is in management of a registrable object, also called the sponsoring registrar.

Domain owner

See Registrant.

ENUM

electronic mapping of telephone numbers, see also About ENUM (CZ.NIC) or ENUM (ICANNWiki)

EPP

extensible provisioning protocol, see also the EPP Reference Manual or RFC 5730

Feature

a user-visible aspect, quality or characteristic of software

FQDN

Fully Qualified Domain Name (an absolute domain name) contains labels of all nodes up to a TLD and the root domain.

GDPR

General Data Protection Regulation. Wikipedia, Regulation (EU) 2016/679 (official source)

Holder

See Registrant.

Label

A name of a node in the DNS.

Object owner

A contact which is authorized to request changes of a registrable object. These are the technical contacts in nssets and keysets, the contact itself, or the domain owner.

PAIN

PAyments and INvoices. See The Future of Payments & Invoices.

Public request

This is a request that is submitted directly to the Registry through its public website, see Public requests.

Registrable object

A data object stored in the Registry that can be registered and modified by registrars. There are four types: domains, contacts, nssets, and keysets.

They are also called managed objects in the EPP.

Registrant

Registrant is the contact which is assigned as the domain owner; also called the holder.

ROID

Repository object identifier, generated by the Registry during creation of a registrable object.

This identifier should uniquely identify the object world-wide. It is composed of two parts separated with a hyphen, e.g. D0010123116-CZ. The first part is unique within the Registry and is defined by the Registry. The second part (Repository id suffix) must be unique world-wide and it is assigned to the Registry by IANA organization.

Sponsoring registrar

See designated registrar.

VAT

value-added tax