Glossary of TermsΒΆ

Acquirer
a person or an organization that acquires the system
AKM
automatic 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.
Public request

This is a request by a registered contact that is submitted directly to the Registry, e.g. a request for a transfer password (authinfo), personal information, or an enhanced security setting (a Registry lock).

For example: request to block an object in the Czech Registry

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