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Force DNS Updates

I have just changed my nameservers for my domain name and am waiting the for Internet DNS servers to update to reflect the changes. Until this is done my site is down and any email sent to my domain is lost. Is it possible to force the Internet DNS servers to perform an update NOW?
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davepusey
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JivkoCommented:
Not possible.
You have to wait aprox 1-2 days
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davepuseyAuthor Commented:
Isnt it within 24 hours? It was on the last domain I did but that was a while ago.
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davepuseyAuthor Commented:
According to a DNS Dig i just performed it show the aging values on the old nameservers (see below). Which one is the one that needs to expire for the update to occur?

Dig puseyuk.co.uk@80.225.248.178 ...
Non-authoritative answer
Recursive queries supported by this server
 Query for puseyuk.co.uk type=255 class=1
  puseyuk.co.uk SOA (Zone of Authority)
        Primary NS: ns.sovdns3.com
        Responsible person: admin@ns.sovdns3.com
        serial:1067945475
        refresh:10800s (3 hours)
        retry:3600s (60 minutes)
        expire:604800s (7 days)
        minimum-ttl:86400s (24 hours)
  puseyuk.co.uk NS (Nameserver) ns.sovdns3.com
  puseyuk.co.uk NS (Nameserver) ns.compila4.net
  ns.sovdns3.com A (Address) 81.3.70.130
  ns.compila4.net A (Address) 217.199.165.77
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davepuseyAuthor Commented:
I think it's the referesh one. Am I correct? or could it be minimum-ttl?
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davepuseyAuthor Commented:
It's now 23mins til the refresh time elapses.
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davepuseyAuthor Commented:
Nameservers were changed at 10:39 GMT therefore 3 hours refreshed time will expire at 13:39 GMT.
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davepuseyAuthor Commented:
The 3 hours is up. No DNS update has occured! Why not?
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