My domain provider has said to wait for 8-12hours for the propagation. Is the issue because of the propagation time, or do I need to redirect? Also, adding a new domain name to your account takes time to propagate.
You can always check where your domain is pointing by the following domain routing tool.
Visual Domain Routing Tool You can also ping and trace route your domain locally from your Windows/Mac command prompt to verify what IP you are actually seeing.
If you're an In Motion customer, we have an article that explains how to change your DNS. I am trying to sign in to my newly addon domain cpanel; , it does not authenticate my name & password.
I hope this helps to answer your question, please let us know if you require any further assistance. We recently set up a mobile site and our webmaster has told us he set up the CNAME records, however when we check it we get an error message. I tried removing and I addon again, but still remains the same. Yes, propagation can take up to 24 hours to propagate.
Because deletion is involved there are quite a few safety valves built into scavenging that take a long time to pop. To see the scavenging setting on a record hit View | Advanced in the DNS MMC then bring up properties on a record.
Scavenging gets set on a resource record in one of three ways.
If the ping and traceroute test show your server with us in the outcome, you know the DNS is propagated. You can try speeding up the propagation time by having your TTL set to a lower number (not recommended). We set the default TTL to 14400 (4 hours); however the network that you are using to access the internet may update at a slower rate.
You can try Clearing your DNS cache or "Hello siva, and thanks for the comment.
When a domain is newly registered, the nameservers are changed, or DNS changes are made, you can expect a propagation time up to 24 hours.