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I am in the process of transferring my Godaddy domains to Namecheap.

There is public info about transferring domains but not about zone info: subdomains, cnames, MX records etc.

How do I transfer this or do a import & export from Godaddy to NameCheap? Godaddy allows export like this. The zone info is too many to do a manual tranfer.

; Domain: domainname.com.com
; Exported (y-m-d hh:mm:ss): 2012-02-19 20:35:56
; This file is intended for use for informational and archival
; purposes ONLY and MUST be edited before use on a production
; DNS server.
; In particular, you must update the SOA record with the correct
; authoritative name server and contact e-mail address information,
; and add the correct NS records for the name servers which will
; be authoritative for this domain.
; For further information, please consult the BIND documentation
; located on the following website:
; http://www.isc.org/
; And RFC 1035:
; http://www.ietf.org/rfc/rfc1035.txt
; Please note that we do NOT offer technical support for any use
; of this zone data, the BIND name server, or any other third-
; party DNS software.
; Use at your own risk.

; SOA Record
domainname.com.COM. 3600    IN  SOA ns71.domaincontrol.com. dns.jomax.net (

; A Records
sub1    1800    IN  A
; CNAME Records
mail    3600    IN  CNAME   ghs.google.com

; MX Records
@   3600    IN  MX  0   aspmx.l.google.com

; TXT Records
@   3600    IN  TXT "v=spf1 mx mx:v=spf1 include:_spf.google.com ~all"

; NS Records
@   3600    IN  NS  ns71.domaincontrol.com
@   3600    IN  NS  ns72.domaincontrol.com
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Ask Namecheap if they have a DNS import feature. –  David Schwartz Feb 20 '12 at 5:41
What is the relevance of the zone you posted above? It that's an example of "too many", consider that you don't need any of the comments or blank lines, which leaves only a few lines. –  John Gardeniers Feb 21 '12 at 4:36

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Do you want to transfer your domain to Namecheap? If so, you need to obtain AUTH_CODE from your old registrar. Then, you need to register account at namecheap. And you can transfer your domain to them.

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And what does that have to do with transferring the DNS? –  John Gardeniers Feb 21 '12 at 4:37

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