When a DNS change is in flight

Chartpart may bounce around for the next few hours. The new dedicated server is now all configured (more on that later), and the switch over has been triggered.

The domain is registered at godaddy.com, but the actual DNS records for chartpart.com are hosted at zoneedit right now. It may take some time for all these changes to replicate around. Both the old and new servers are up and running, so while the DNS change is replicating, you also get this interesting effect where some people will be directed to the old server, some to the new, while the DNS change is in flight.

To read more about how all this works, read the “what’s going on behind the scenes” question in the internic FAQ. Many players and some non-trivial coordination.

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