Dns is not updating
I decided to try it again later (changed the DNS records yesterday) so I tried it again some minutes ago. XX IP -.- I spammed the command mentioned above several times, I cleared Chrome's cache (read somewhere in the web, not sure if it really helps), I smashed my head against the walls but no result.
You can set the TTL value on your A records for your domain.
Sometimes the default can be very high - I have seen them set for several days.
I have a little webserver running and I purchased a domain for it. It does not matter how many times I flush my local DNS, every time I ask my DNS server to resolve hum.is, it will give me the same answer.
After I changed the DNS settings of the domain to point to my virtual server, I opened my cmd and typed "ipconfig /flushdns" like I did several times before to get the new IP. It won't go back to the authoritative name servers for and see if there is a new IP address until that time expires - in about 3.7 hours.
When you set up your hosting account, we'll let you know if your domain name's DNS settings do not point to it.
Once you're ready to display your new site, you can update your DNS settings at your domain name's registrar (i.e.
I ran into an issue with my DNS cache in Windows 8.1 (and Windows 8 before the update). Your machine is getting its DNS resolution from somewhere else, and the caching is taking place there. The second column is the TTL and is the number of seconds remaining before my DNS server will refresh the record for
If you don't want your new site to start displaying for everyone, don't change the DNS settings.
If you want to make sure your new site looks good, check out Preview your website.
I pinged it using online tracerouting tools and it always shows the new IP.
But everytime and regardless how often I clear whatever cache it always show the old 5. I tried to ping the domain with my laptop and it works.