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Windows 7: Domain names

14 Apr 2012   #1
Windows i7 920

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Domain names

I run a public Minecraft server, so I wanted a domain name for it so players would not have to deal with an IP address. I went with Namecheap, and immediately after completing the order on a .org domain, and pointing it to the IP of the server I was able to connect to my server through the domain. I thought it would have taken longer than that, as in up to 74 hours (I've seen other registrars mention this).


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14 Apr 2012   #2
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

When a domain name is registered, a DNS entry is created. Usually new entries take place immediately. Changes can sometimes take a few days depending upon what the TTL (Time To Live) was set to
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