What does "name lookup timed out" mean?

This error indicates that the domain name servers (DNS) that translate your domain name into an IP address failed to respond during the test cycle.

You will need to contact your DNS service provider (which is often your domain registrar) to determine the cause of the outage and any corrective action taken.

You may find that during a DNS server outage you can still access the website from your computer. This is because both your operating system and your ISP cache DNS records for up to 24 hours, meaning that they already know the relevant IP address and can continue without contacting your DNS server.

Wormly's cached DNS records will almost certainly expire at a different moment to your PCs or ISPs, and once they do, the next DNS lookup will fail and you will receive an error alert.

Until your PCs and ISPs cached records expire, you will continue to have access to the site whilst Wormly does not.

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