• Saurabh Vij
    2
    I came back from a 2-week break to find out the A Record setting had been reset/changed to 'forwarding' and not to the static IP address it was set to.

    The static IP address is fine and simply re-adding the A record to point to that static IP address has resolved the fault.

    Luckily this was merely a 48 hour outage on a beta site but it's concerning that something like this could break so easily. Are there any logs within to find out the point of failure?

  • skateboredAccepted Answer
    2
    halu...

    well, dns records will not change automatically, something must triggered it.
    based on my experiences some of cases that might change the dns records to default are :
    - reactivate domain name from expired period
    - restoring hosting account from backup file

    speaking of log, you can check the timestamp of the dns zone file that reflect when the last time it modified. but on domain i guess you should consult it with the domain provider.
  • mohamed
    0
    i agree with @skatebored and you can use this tool to know if DNS is propagated or not :

    whatsmydns.net

    i hope it is help
    BR ,
  • Sanzida Aktrr
    5
    dns records will not change automatically. You should consult with the domain provider.
  • Admin
    12
    Saurabh,

    This is something that should not happen. We should investigate the situation.

    Please email and we┬┤ll look into the change you mention. There has to be an explanation and we should find it.

    Thanks,

    Admin Hello
    www.hello.co
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