I recently changed a domain name on one of my accounts and for some odd reason the old domain is still pointing at the account. I tried adding a URL redirect on the domain and actually changed the nameservers but it's STILL pointing. I don't know what to make of this to be honest with you.
Url redirection normally doesn't take that long. I changed the nameservers after the url redirection didn't work. I don't see how your domain can still be pointing at your hosting account when it's no longer assigned to that account.
You are updating name servers to a new host correct? I would change the name servers through your godaddy control panel and wait. I know waiting is horrid but nothing can make it happen faster.
Make sure you delete the redirection so that doesn't interfere (it shouldn't anyway but you never know). With my experience with GoDaddy it does take up to 72 solid hours for the dns propogation. Be patient, change the name servers and wait that's all you can do. If after 3 days it still isn't updated then you need to talk with GoDaddy support.
Use OpenDNS and if you really want to see the site or redirect just refresh their cache, they will go and get the current one . Usually most ISPs that provide home service will hold the cache's for atleast 1-2 days, which is why I use OpenDNS.
It took a little way but it finally switched over. That was pretty odd because I've never had that happen to me before in the past 3 years I've been using Godaddy.com.
Yeah, it may have been your ISP's DNS Cache or even your own local DNS cache as well. To flush your own DNS Cache if in Windows just click START > Run... > cmd (then click OK) > (in the command prompt type) ipconfig /flushdns
There isn't really anything that you can do about your ISP's DNS cache, but wait.
Lol, I have a Domain through them and it was so hard because they changed the style of it to get it to go to my new host. I hate it full of clutter.
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