GoDaddy, DNS Propagation: nameservers did not respond

September 5, 2014 3.5k views


I have a droplet which have a domain and I want to add another domain. I bought the new domain from GoDaddy. I've set the nameserver to,, But i've got a problem, it takes very long to propagate DNS. I've test my domain on and it this are errors I found

  • ERROR: One or more of your nameservers did not respond: The ones that did not respond are:
  • Mismatched NS records: WARNING: One or more of your nameservers did not return any of your NS records.
  • ERROR: Looks like you have less than 2 nameservers. According to RFC2182 section 5 you must have at least 3 nameservers, and no more than 7. Having 2 nameservers is also ok by me.
  • Missing nameservers reported by your nameservers : You should already know that your NS records at your nameservers are missing, so here it is again:

Can anyone tell me what is the source of the problem and how to solve it? I'm new to DigitalOcean

Thank You

1 comment
  • Hi, I am also having the same problem. I have been waiting for 2 hours... Funny thing is, the old server is still picking up the traffic, and the new server (digitalocean) isn't. So, I figure its just a problem in GoDaddy...

1 Answer

DigitalOcean's DNS service recently experienced an issue that caused DNS records to take longer than normal to propagate completely. This issue should now be resolved. If you are continuing to see issues with DNS propagation, please open a support ticket so the team can investigate the issue.

Thanks for your patience, and sorry for any inconvenience.

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