Question: How Does DNS Server Get Updated?

When you update the nameservers for a domain, it may take up to 24-48 hours for the change to take effect.

This period is called DNS propagation.

In other words, it is a period of time ISP (Internet service provider) nodes across the world take to update their caches with the new DNS information of your domain.

How long does a DNS change take?

24 to 48 hours

How are DNS records updated?

Follow these steps to update your DNS records: Log in to your Domains Dashboard. Click the domain name you would like to modify the DNS records from. Scroll down and add a new DNS record by clicking the blue + button.

How long does Godaddy take to update DNS?

When you update the DNS (Domain Name System) records in your domain name’s zone file, it can take up to 48 hours for those updates to propagate throughout the Internet.

How long does Google DNS take to update?

Changes to DNS settings might take between several minutes and up to 48 hours to update. Tip: For help with Domain Name System Security Extensions (DNSSEC), you can go to set up your DNSSEC domain.

How do I know if my DNS has propagated?

There is no definitive way to tell when propagation is complete for you as it depends on three factors: TTL, your ISP and geographical location. However, you may use online DNS checkers in order to track if the DNS record information propagated against multiple nameservers located in different parts of the world.

How do I clear my DNS cache?

To clear the DNS cache on Microsoft Windows, follow these steps:

  • Open a DOS command window. To do this, click Start, click Run, type cmd, and then press Enter.
  • At the command prompt, type the following flush DNS command and then press Enter: ipconfig /flushdns.
  • The DNS cache is now clear.