changing DNS with minimal downtime

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asked May 4, 2012 in Domains by DinoGuy (2,130 points)
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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answered May 4, 2012 by expert (14,380 points)
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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answered May 4, 2012 by doner (340 points)
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