What is Gandi and how is it related to Seravo?

Gandi SAS is a French domain registrar and web hosting company. Seravo works as a reseller of Gandi's domain and email services.

I received an email from Gandi, what is this?

Most likely you've received a request to verify your domain's owner information. The subject of the email is "Verification of your email address" and the sender is no-reply@domainnameverification.seravo.com.

Gandi has sent this message because it acts as your domain registrar. Registrar information is shown on the WHOIS-data of your domain. Despite Gandi being the registrar, Seravo is in control of your domain. Here's an example of WHOIS-data from domain seravo.com:

$ whois seravo.com

Domain Name: seravo.com

Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.gandi.net
Registrar URL: http://www.gandi.net
Registrar: GANDI SAS

Reseller: Seravo

Registrant Organization: Seravo Oy
Registrant Street: Rautatienkatu 21 B
Registrant City: Tampere
Registrant State/Province: 
Registrant Postal Code: 33100
Registrant Country: FI
Registrant Phone: +358.447770020
Registrant Email: hostmaster@seravo.com<br>
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