Question

Domain doesn't work

Posted April 24, 2021 85 views
DNS

Hi, I set the NS records on namecheap.com to point to Digital Ocean and I added the domain to my droplet (which created the A record with the correct ip). When when I ping the domain the ip address is incorrect. When I do traceroute I see it get to Digital Ocean servers fine, but then it gets routed incorrectly to 165.227.228.201 instead of 178.62.37.184

 11    39 ms    25 ms    23 ms  digitalocean-ic328178-ffm-b5.ip.twelve99-cust.net [80.239.128.23]
 12    36 ms    36 ms    38 ms  138.197.244.90
 13     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 14     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 15     *        *        *     Request timed out.
 16    44 ms    38 ms    35 ms  165.227.228.201

p.s. the domain is devildoge.finance

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OK, it seems to be working now … after ~2 hours …

Hello there,

Keep in mind that DNS changes might take up to 24 hours in order to fully update. This is mainly due to DNS cache from the ISPs however, the DNS should update in 1-2 hours as in your case. Also, you can check the DNS resolution using our DNS tool here:

https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tools/dns

Hope that this helps!
Regards,
Alex