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After change of license info (domain name)..

Discussion in 'XenForo Questions and Support' started by BlackMuddler, Feb 23, 2011.

  1. BlackMuddler

    BlackMuddler Active Member

    Hi ..

    Do I have to download again and upload files or can I simply take my current files and move to my new domain name folder?

    Sorry if this is in wrong forum and please move to the right one.
  2. Brogan

    Brogan XenForo Moderator Staff Member

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  3. BlackMuddler

    BlackMuddler Active Member

    Thanks Brogan for quick respons [​IMG] ..
  4. BlackMuddler

    BlackMuddler Active Member

    One further question - Am I allowed to have the old domain forum stay in closed down with some text for update favorites to new domain, in 24-48 hours - also to make sure, that visitors that comes from not updated dns server get some messages and not white screen? Worldwide dns updates can take what? Perhaps 6-48 hours?

    Arrgh - Wish I was better to english.. - Hope you understand...
  5. Mike

    Mike XenForo Developer Staff Member

    That should be ok, though DNS doesn't actually take too long to propagate these days. :)
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  6. BlackMuddler

    BlackMuddler Active Member

    Thank you Mike ... Right now I ping OpenDNS with dig @ domain.net and when its shows the new IP I will shut the old forum down completely and delete it.. I think when OpenDNS is ok almost others will be it.
  7. rEd86

    rEd86 Active Member

    Actually, it depends on what the TTL (Time To Live) of the DNS entry is set to. This tells other DNS servers how long to cache the record before asking again for the entry.

    For those looking at moving a domain to a new IP address, it would be beneficial to lower this setting a few days before the move to 1 hour. (most systems set it to 1 day) That will shorten the outage time for your site with users since DNS will look for the new ip address sooner.

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