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changing DNS with minimal downtime

May 4, 2012 by DinoGuy
hi all

I want to change my DNS but I don't want my website to go down for long. How can I make the DNS changes with minimal downtime? can anyone please advice?

Thanks a lot

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May 4, 2012 by expert
hi..

Before making the changes, make sure that your new nameservers which you are about to use are up and running. Now you are all set to change the name server records. Once you've made the changes, the old name servers should not be taken down before 24 - 36 hours.

hope this helps
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May 4, 2012 by doner