GreenReaper (greenreaper) wrote in wikifur,

GoDaddy DNS issues and workaround

A recent DNS outage at GoDaddy may cause and to be inaccessible because your browser cannot turn the name into an address.

We have these names set to be cached for a week to avoid precisely this kind of situation, and expect GoDaddy to be back up before long - however, if you find this issue affects you, you can place the following lines temporarily in your hosts file (or equivalent) to restore service:

Be sure not to keep them in there beyond the outage, as our IP address may change.

P.S. The DNS outage also took down - not because it doesn't resolve, but because it is over its bandwidth limit.

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