IP change due to doplets change in DNS

  • Posted April 7, 2021
  • DNS

Hello friends, I moved my project to another server with another fixed IP, so I changed the IP of the DNS, now my website is not working. Do I have to wait about 24 until I make the change or will it be a problem with the configuration of my project? Example link


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Hi @gasparbullano,

Usually, the DNS changes can take up to 24 hours to take effect. Having said that, these days, DNS changes rarely take more than 4 hours to propagate around the globe.

I do believe the issue here is with the configuration on the droplet itself rather than your DNS. Can you confirm what WebService you are using, is it Nginx, Apache or something else? Additionally, make sure your domain has an active configuration file in that WebService.

Additionally, when replying can you mention if your Webservice is running as well? You can check that by typing in your droplet the following:

systemctl status NameOfService

Additionally, you can check if anything is listening on port 80 like so:

netstat -tulpen | grep 80

Regards, KFSys