Sometimes I get a DNS error when attempting to view one of my own websites. Presumably it affects the others too, but I don’t check up on them as much. Using Is It Down Right Now?, it’s clear that when the DNS lookup fails, it’s affecting all visitors. This usually lasts for a few minutes at a time and the number of times that I myself have seen it is concerning as I’m far from being there 24/7.

My DNS is set up so that Namecheap points to DigitalOcean and then DigitalOcean points to my droplet. Now, are these issues NameCheap’s fault or DigitalOcean’s and what can I do to resolve this?

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Forgot about this question. I increased my DNS TTL value (outside of DigitalOcean) and that seemed to solve everything.

I had the same issues now a couple of times! And at daytime(!) for several minutes, where my customers called me and informed me that they have problems reaching my website.

This problems are not acceptable and way to often! Fix it finally DO!

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Was back up and running and down again today. I can’t believe this…