Techy: DNS – Fingers Crossed

I’ve just requested that Network Solutions change the DNS servers of one of my domains to point to Name Servers I have direct control of (previously they were pointing at my web host’s NS’s, but I wanted a bit more control over the entries – making sub domains etc etc.

Thing is, although I’ve tested the DNS setup (and had it running on 4 other domain names for over a month), I’m still slightly nervous about this switch over. Mainly because if the DNS goes tits-up (which it shouldn’t do), then my website and main email address are off-line for 24 hours until I switch the DNS servers back. Well, fingers crossed – nothings gone wrong so far in the last few hours (the change over happened around 3 hours ago), I see no reason how it could go wrong, but… Just call me “Richy – the paranoid humanoid”.