What factors affect DNS propagation time

Created on Sunday, 26 June 2016 16:15

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. While we strive to make updates as quickly as possible, the DNS propagation time for your domain name depends on several factors that we cannot control.


Many of the updates you can make in the Domain Manager affect the DNS records in your domain name's zone file. For example, if you set nameservers, enable forwarding or masking, enable DNSSEC (Domain Name System Security Extensions), set hosts and IP addresses, create mobile websites, or enable CashParking®, you update your domain name's zone file.

Factors that affect DNS propagation time include: