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Is common to wait 48 -72 hours for nameservers to update

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by wayne1977, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. wayne1977

    wayne1977 Regular Member

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    I'm no techie but I never waited so long for nameservers to update from my previous hosts. Being waiting about 28 hours still I get Server not Found error after changing hosts. Is this common to wait so long to access your website after changing nameservers?
     
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    From previous experiences i've had to wait 48 hours to change my dns, but usually its no more than a few minutes >.< sorry its taking you so long mate
     
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    flush cookies bro!
     
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    It depends on the website registrars as well (it's not same for .xyz .com .club .info and all extensions). It usually should not take up more then 24h in most cases for .com .net .org much less but do contact your hosting provider just to make sure everything is fine on their end DNS wise (if you are using their nameservers). But it can take up to 48h in some rare cases for DNS to fully propagate.
     
  5. No.RuleZ

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    its alot of time, normally a few minutes are enough
     
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    Already flused cookies.
     
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    I've run a DNS Check and this is what I get: Reverse for 104.168.188.98 points to an unknown host name (client-104-168-188-98.hostwindsdns.com).

    Anyone knows what this means?
     
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    contact host winds support
    They have chat support
     
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    Sorry it is taking you this long... usually not more than a few hours but yes it can take up to 72 hours worst case scenario. Follow-up with the people you requested it from or if you did it yourself then contact your support.
     
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    This is a busy time especially with all the dirt cheap domains and hosting being bought.

    Contact their support though they should be able to advise accordingly.
     
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    That's just that rDNS record is not setup properly. Has nothing to do with your DNS propagation.

    From what I can see this is HostWinds IP 104.168.188.98, is this your shared IP? Or dedicated IP? Or shared server IP?

    Are you using their nameservers or domain name registrars or custom? Is your A record set properly? That's important for now to get your sites up and running. You need to point your A record to your shared (or dedicated IP) or contact your hosting provider and they will help you out with this.
     
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    Up to 72 hours is normal but no usual. As @MisterF said it might be due to the black/white/pink friday, monday you name it.

    I had a recent issue with Namecheap, a domain transfer got stuck in nimbo and they had to update DNS by hand. So it may be a good idea to chat with support and see if everything's alright and it's just a matter of waiting.
     
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    Try restarting your router. Sometimes your local DNS cache is the issue.
     
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    Thanks guys I've contacted support and they'll look into it. It seems like it is not propgan... correctly,
     
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    It could take up to 48 hours but on avg its done within a few hours. Could have been a glitch or did not save right. I have seen that happen a few times with godaddy and namecheap. If you go back in again and refresh it should update faster this time
     
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    I've never waited more than 24 hours unless something was wrong - maybe nameservers are wrong?

    I always use this site to confirm how DNS changes are propagating across the world -

    https://www.whatsmydns.net/

    Also you can use a tool like the below to enter your domain + the nameservers you are planning to use and you can see what IP that nameserver is returning for your site - this way you know if the nameservers themselves are reporting correct info regardless of whether the nameserver entries for the actual domain have updated -

    http://www.kloth.net/services/dig.php
     
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    I never waited more than an hour to see the dns propagated. I use namecheap.
     
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    you can use following online tools to verify if your website is propagating properly or not

    host-tracker.com
    intodns.com

    and DNS always take some time to propagate completely. sometime 4 hours to 24 hours.