Subdomain points to a completely random website unrelated to my own

  1. I created a new droplet and installed BookStack on it.
  2. I created a DNS “A” record “” to point to the droplet
  3. I go to the link and I see a completely random Portuguese website login screen, completely, absolutely random…
  4. My friends go to the link and they see the correct login screen
  5. I go outside and connect to a different wifi, I see an ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED error…

What in the world is going on?

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August 16, 2022

Hello @maksimaxolotl

The subdomain works fine for me and I can navigate to the BookStack page.

Keep in mind that DNS changes might take some time due to DNS cache and general DNS propagation time.

You can clear your browser’s cache or reload the page using another browser.


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