Retrieve the email addresses of qualified approvers for the domain name embedded in a CSR.


Use this command to retrieve the email addresses of qualified approvers for the domain name embedded in a CSR.


All resellers have access to this command.

Implementation on eNom.com

Log on to resellertest.enom.com with Login ID resellid, password resellpw.


The save changes button calls the CertParseCSR command to retrieve the domain name associated with this CSR. Then, the CertGetApproverEmail command calls the authoritative WhoIs and retrieves the email address for the registrant of that domain.


The query must meet the following requirements:

  • The login ID and password must be valid.
  • The cert must belong to this account.

Input parameters

Build the query string using this syntax:



Parameter Status Description Max Size
UID Required Account login ID 20
PW Required Account password 20
Domain Required Domain name that is associated with this cert, in format sld.tld. Use CertParseCSR or CertGetCertDetail to retrieve this value. 79
CertID Required ID number for this individual certificate. Retrieve this number using the CertGetCerts command. 8
ResponseType Optional Format of response. Permitted values are Text (default), HTML, or XML. 4


Returned parameters and values

Parameter Description
Success Success status for retrieving the authoritative Whois registrant email
ApproverType Type of approver
ApproverEmail Email address of approver
Command Name of command executed
ErrCount The number of errors if any occurred. If greater than 0 check the Err(1 to ErrCount) values.
ErrX Error messages explaining the failure. These can be presented as is back to the client.
Done True indicates this entire response has reached you successfully.



  • The default response format is plain text. To receive the response in HTML or XML format, send ResponseType=HTML or ResponseType=XML in your request.
  • Check the return parameter ErrCount. If greater than 0 the transaction failed. The parameter Err(ErrCount) can be presented to the client. Otherwise process the returned parameters as defined above.