how long does it take for an updated name servers to take effect?

Discussion in 'General troubleshooting' started by karen lin, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. Hi:
    We have a domain name that was hosted by Yola. Now we want to move it to Winhost.

    I logged into Yola, and update the name servers to and

    how long would it normally take for this to take effect? Please advise.
    Last edited by a moderator: Oct 14, 2015
  2. ComputerMan

    ComputerMan Winhost Staff

    This can take 24 - 48 hours to complete but in most cases it only takes 1 - 3 hours.
  3. FredC

    FredC Winhost Staff

    What is your domain? I can check the TTL for you.
  4. Hi, domain is

    Please check for me. How do you normally check , just ping the domain?

    many thanks in advance
  5. ComputerMan

    ComputerMan Winhost Staff

    We resolved your issue over our support portal.

    You were using our name servers but you didn't have a site account. Nor did you set up the domain name as a domain pointer.

    You resolve the issue by changing the domain name for the site account to the domain name you wished to use.

    Using something like this site will tell you the DNS your site uses:

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