PHP Script to find domain expiry, admin email and store in database

Posted on 2012-09-11
Last Modified: 2012-09-12

A) This will be setup as a Cron:
I am looking for a PHP script which will pull list of domains (e.g., etc.) from database and find the following:

Domain Expiry Date
Domain Admin Email

And then save it to the database.

The domain could be in any of the TLDs like : com, net, org, .co, .it , .mu , .im etc.

B) Form Script

I am also looking for the script to accept domain names separated by a new line in a text-box and give bulk domain expiry on that page and save those domains and their expiry in the database. I am hoping this part can be done using AJAX to make the experience better.

Something like:
Question by:nainil
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    by:Loganathan Natarajan
    Instead of looking for free scripts to do these kind complex tasks, you can approach some firms to do with some cost agreed.
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    Agree with logudotcom: This is not a question, it is a requirement for application development.  

    There are a number of companies that already do this.  They are called "cybersquatters" and they make a business of catching expired domains, registering them and then holding the names hostage, demanding large payments from the original owners to get the domain name back.  It is a lucrative business.  CSC was (and maybe still is) one of the largest cybersquatters, having taken over hundreds of thousands of domain names, hoping to sell the names to legitimate businesses that wanted a common-sense web presence.

    In any case, be prepared to compete against a lot of very-well-funded companies if you try to develop this application.  It's not a 250-point question at EE; it is a mature business with many competitors.  You might as well try starting an automobile company -- the barriers to entry are that great.

    Best of luck with it, ~Ray

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