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DNS Propagation

Posted February 25, 2021 200 views
DNSGhost

Hello there,

I recently set up a droplet on digital ocean. i can access the IP via the browser and this takes me to the digital ocean log in page. I have also changed names servers on namecheap and configured dns on digital ocean.

It still cant connect to the website.

My domain is: www.thevaluehive.com and IP is: 139.59.167.213

I checked my dns status here https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tools/dns?domain=www.thevaluehive.com and it seems to be fine but when i try to access the website on google chrome, then it cant fetch the site:

my ufw ports on mac terminal reads:
22/tcp LIMIT Anywhere

Nginx Full ALLOW Anywhere

22/tcp (v6) LIMIT Anywhere (v6)

Nginx Full (v6) ALLOW Anywhere (v6)

Could the ufw access be the issue?

I have cleared my cache and also did a dns flush on my mac terminal

Running out of options and would really appreciate the help

Thank you in advance,
Faizal

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Stale DNS info can be cached in several places (intermediary DNS servers) and typically expires in a few hours to a few days. This caching could explain why you cannot yet resolve the correct IP address.

For instance, it seems to be working when I click the link for your site it takes me to a DO IP address and an install of the ghost CMS.

Something you could try doing is updating your nameservers on your mac - I usually switch to either Google’s free public DNS or Cloudflares for my workstations as they are more reliable than my ISP’s. Here’s the docs for using Cloudflare’s free public DNS:

https://developers.cloudflare.com/1.1.1.1/setting-up-1.1.1.1/mac

Hope this helps and good luck!