Article ID: 127419, created on Nov 13, 2015, last review on Nov 13, 2015

  • Applies to:
  • Plesk Automation


Domain cannot be resolved. The DNS zone is configured correctly in Plesk Automation, the query as below returns correct IP:

# dig +short @ns1.isp.tld

# dig +short @ns2.isp.tld

where ns1.isp.tld and ns2.isp.tld are Plesk Automation DNS service nodes.


The domain for some reason was put on hold on registrar side.


  1. Run the following command in order to check domain status:

    # whois |grep -i 'Domain Status'
    Domain Status: clientHold
    Domain Status: clientTransferProhibited
    Domain Status: clientUpdateProhibited

    the status clientHold indicates that the domain was suspended on registrar side. You can find more details at ICANN EPP status codes page

  2. Contact domain registrar in order to clarify the reason why the domain was suspended. The registrar contact can be found in full whois output:

    # whois

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