Domain not resoliving: Nameservers are pointed to digital ocean, and I have an A record

Posted June 4, 2019 3.1k views


I have a .ly domain name, and at the registrar, I’ve pointed the nameservers over to digitalocean so I can manage it here. The nameservers are etc.

Here, I have two DNS groups on my domain (I set the second one up because the first didn’t seem to be working)

www.mydomain.y and

On both of those domains, I have three NS records, all pointing to the correct DO nameservers with ttl of 1800. They both also have an A record with @ (for root?) pointing at my IP address of the droplet instance.

My IP address resolves fine in the browser, but the domain is absolutely not resolving. It’s been a couple of days now so I presume something is wrong.

What have I missed?

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how much time has passed since you did this?

Use this tool, for example,

Change to look for NS records, and check what the result is.

If the result is not the problem is from where you bought the domain.