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International Domain Names Status Indicators
For international domain names under ICANN, there are several status indicators:
ACTIVE is the normal domain name status. The domain can be renewed and modified by a domain registrar, it can be transferred between registrars and included within zone files.
REGISTRY-LOCK means the domain can be renewed but not transferred between registrars unless a domain lock is released.
REGISTRY-HOLD means it is not possible to delete or change domain via registrar or registration service.
REGISTRAR-LOCK means it cannot be deleted or changed by the registrar.
REDEMPTIONPERIOD involves a registrar requestiong delete of a Domain Name outside the Grace Period.
PENDINGDELETE refers to a domain that has not been renewed during the redemption period.
PENDINGRESTORE is a domain that has been renewed in the redemption period.