Transferred a droplet to a new account (via snapshot) and Im using the same DNS configuration but its failing.

Posted November 9, 2019 565 views

As mentioned, I transferred a droplet to a new account (via snapshot) and I want to use the same DNS configuration. Ive removed my domain from the old Digital Ocean account and added it to my new one. The namespace is the same as before and on my DNS account (from GoDaddy) is still pointing at the Digital Ocean NS but the website cant connect now.

Is there a step Im missing?


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I think that when creating a droplet from a snapshot you get a new IP address. This means that you would need to change the A record of your domain name so that it points to the new droplet IP address.

Hope that this helps! Let me know if you have any questions.