Changing DNS from Hetzner to Digital Ocean's not working

February 14, 2018 1.4k views
DNS Ubuntu 16.04


I have setup droplet with DO. Added my domain and changed name servers to DO’s.

I’m using Pingdom to check it.

However it’s been several hours and I’m still redirected to my previous hosting at Hetzner.

I know that it can take up-to 48 hours, but usually it happened within an hour or two. At least after clearing all cache.

My website is live on old hosting, but nameservers are changed to DO, and on droplet I have setup new site from migration tool.

It’s accessible via this IP:

Domain setup on DO:

1 Answer

You said it yourself, there can be a delay for caches to drop on your end.

There’s nothing wrong with your domain.

  • yeah, but usually it changed within 30 min. But now even new users are still redirected to old host.

    It’s been around 4 hours since first changed, and there are 0 people redirected to DO host. All are going to old.

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