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Learning about switching DNS – Name servers

Learning about switching DNS – Name servers

 

One of the troubles in transferring your blog/website to a new host is updating the domain name servers of your new location. For example, your domain currently goes to the ip address 123.456.78.90 and upon switching to a new webhost, you will get a new address. You need to redirect your domain to this new address. (btw, I got to discover my domain’s ip address but running a ping on command prompt)

As an analogy, think of it as changing your permanent address. You have to inform the other people of your new address or else they will still go to your old address.

So how do we update the dns of our new site location (ip address)? Continue reading Learning about switching DNS – Name servers