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Greetings WHMCS fans,

Like many eNom resellers, I just received an email informing me they will be raising the price of their .com domains upwards of 40% unless you can do at least $100k worth of business per year. I'm not sticking around for that. Does anyone have advice on another good domain reseller they've used with WHMCS in the past? I always appreciated how well eNom integrated with WHMCS and would like to duplicate that integration if possible. Right now resellerclub (or logicboxes) seems to be my best bet. Please let me know your thoughts,

 

-Ed

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Resellerclub, Netearthone get my vote.  And if you use a logicbox reseller, check out resellerclub-mods.com. Marco @imaticon does a super job with mods for them.

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I'm in same situation. I've to go out of Enom so I've made the choice of Resellerclub with WHMCS free offer but after registration I've no idea what to do to activate and work with them. Do you have a link with details or tutorials to help me please?

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I use opensrs, they have good prices. Also Enom and resellerclub are getting their domains from Tucows (opensrs mother company) 

I also like the fact that you can brand almost everything including all icann related emails 

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Thanks Vinc1402! I'm looking into them too. I'm going back and forth between resell.biz and opensrs.com right now. Both seem like strong platforms that are maintaining reasonable prices -even better than eNom's old prices.

-Ed

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Thanks Vivyrelaxe,

The problem with Hexonet is that they don't integrate with WHMCS very well. There's a lot of unsupported features in their platform:

https://docs.whmcs.com/HexoNet

-Zed

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On 05/05/2018 at 1:11 AM, vivyrelaxe said:

I'm in same situation. I've to go out of Enom so I've made the choice of Resellerclub with WHMCS free offer but after registration I've no idea what to do to activate and work with them. Do you have a link with details or tutorials to help me please?

once you login to your resellerclub account  use this link https://manage.uk.resellerclub.com/servlet/RCPSetupGuideServlet

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Thank you for your information. It's not important for me but it's important for many others.

Great to know.

Have a wonderful week!

 

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11 hours ago, Zed said:

The problem with Hexonet is that they don't integrate with WHMCS very well. There's a lot of unsupported features in their platform:

Hexonet have written their own free WHMCS modules (unencoded too!) which have all the features missing from the WHMCS module... and more. :idea:

https://www.hexonet.net/resellers/integration#whmcs

now the usual caveats apply with all third-party modules in that WHMCS are not responsible for supporting them, and so the modules are only as good as the support supplied by Hexonet, and their frequency of updating - but seeing as their module was last updated at the end of April 2018, it's no doubt compatible with the latest WHMCS version.

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Well, it looks like going with resell.biz is out of the question. They just posed an absurd request on my end. After I filled out their application as thoroughly as I could, 4 days later they sent back this request:

Hello,

We have received your request to sign up for a domain reseller account with resell.biz. While processing this, your account was flagged as potential fraud .To reduce instances of such fraud we request that you send in the following verification details.

For verification, Please provide a photo copy of 2 forms of verification. This needs to be 2 photo ID's (drivers license, passport, etc.) As well as an image of you holding one of the id's you send in. Please make sure the images are light enough to read. The information we request is used for verification only.

1. A photo Id of you drivers license

2. A photo ID of your passport or another photo id

3. An image of you holding your drivers license for example  https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/images/196PASSPORT16x9.jpg

Please send them as attachments to a reply to this email. We look forward to hearing from you and doing business.

 

While I'm happy to verify my corporation, there's no way I'm handing that personal information over to an international company. I'm amazed they think that is a necessary request. None of those details are attached to my company name anyways.

 

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On 15/05/2018 at 2:48 PM, Zed said:

Well, it looks like going with resell.biz is out of the question. They just posed an absurd request on my end. After I filled out their application as thoroughly as I could, 4 days later they sent back this request:

Hello,

We have received your request to sign up for a domain reseller account with resell.biz. While processing this, your account was flagged as potential fraud .To reduce instances of such fraud we request that you send in the following verification details.

For verification, Please provide a photo copy of 2 forms of verification. This needs to be 2 photo ID's (drivers license, passport, etc.) As well as an image of you holding one of the id's you send in. Please make sure the images are light enough to read. The information we request is used for verification only.

1. A photo Id of you drivers license

2. A photo ID of your passport or another photo id

3. An image of you holding your drivers license for example  https://www.abdn.ac.uk/news/images/196PASSPORT16x9.jpg

Please send them as attachments to a reply to this email. We look forward to hearing from you and doing business.

 

While I'm happy to verify my corporation, there's no way I'm handing that personal information over to an international company. I'm amazed they think that is a necessary request. None of those details are attached to my company name anyways.

 

common practice to ask for photo ID as a fraud prevention measure. The are dealing with you and not a company as the account holder on behalf of a company.

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22 hours ago, Zed said:

While I'm happy to verify my corporation, there's no way I'm handing that personal information over to an international company. I'm amazed they think that is a necessary request. None of those details are attached to my company name anyways.

it's not unheard of.. I had a similar situation when applying for NetEarthOne (another Logicboxes registrar like resell.biz) back in 2014, they wanted to see my passport and a utility bill... the account was activated, but i've never used it - for me, resell.biz are cheaper.

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