DNS Records not set up for new domains

DNS Records not set up for new domains

Since the 13th of July, it appears that no DNS records are being set up for newly created accounts.

Which components are affected by this issue

Any domain names that are newly created are affected by this. This affects both custom domains and free subdomains, both on newly created accounts and domains that are added to existing accounts.

What issues may you see

On free subdomains, you will likely see a domain parking page. The page can show advertising links, may redirect you to another site, or simply show a message saying no sponsors are available.

On custom domains, you will see DNS lookup errors.

When will this issue be resolved

We are doing our best to get these issues resolved as soon as possible. Unfortunately, we don’t have enough details to tell how soon that will be.

What can you do to fix this

At this time, there are no known workarounds.

We are aware of the issue and are doing our best to get this resolved as soon as possible.

I completely understand that this may cause confusion and you will have additional questions. I am happy to provide any information I have to help you.

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I have received a response from iFastNet saying they have solved the issue and it should be fixed soon. Missing DNS records are most likely being added now for existing domains.

Please note that due to DNS caching, it can still take up to 72 hours for all domain names to start working everywhere.


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