After creating a droplet and adding a domain i still get this same issue DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

After creating a droplet and adding a domain i still get this same issue DNS_PROBE_FINISHED_NXDOMAIN

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Hello, @anthonyegbah

As per baraboom’s reply all DNS changes might take up to 48 hours in order to fully update. This is due to ISP DNS cache and general DNS propagating as well. This usually happens a lot faster but will still take at least few hours to fully update.

You can check the DNS records with our DNS tool:

You can also monitor the DNS propagation using this site:

It will show you a DNS record check from various points around the world. This will help you to see if there is a DNS misconfiguration or if it’s just the DNS slowly updating.

Hope this helps! Regards, Alex

In addition to the very good advice above, I wanted to share a link to the documentation for adding domains to the DigitalOcean Networking -> Domains service:

How to Add Domains

Additionally, if you did follow all these steps and your domain is configured properly, DNS cache can take up to 48 hours to clear. You could try using a different device (phone or laptop or friend’s computer) to test the domain for you to see if the problem is everywhere.

Any other additional details about what you’ve done / tried so far could also be helpful if you’re still stuck - good luck!