Domain not pointing to digitalocean server

  • Posted on June 24, 2022
  • DNS
  • RajCrabAsked by Raj

My domain is not pointing to DigitalOcean server. I have assigned it to my droplet IP and created ‘A’ records with ‘@’ ,‘www’. The browser message says " This site can’t be reached" . Also checked the DNS which is assigned to Digitalocean IP. How many days does it take to activate?

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Bobby Iliev
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August 10, 2022


This sounds like DNS caching. Note that it could usually take up to 24/48 hours for the DNS cache to clear over the Globe before you could see the new DNS records.

You can also use the following DNS tool to check your active DNS records: