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So I have setup this new website: isitfor.me
It works fine from my browser and I can curl and ping it:

xMacV2:Telescope zengr$ curl -i isitfor.me
HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8
Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2013 06:19:28 GMT
Content-Length: 639
Connection: keep-alive

But downforeveryoneorjustme.com says its down. who.is also says that the domain is inactive.

What is going on? If the DNS propogation is an issue then I should also see the problem right? But I can browser the url http://isitfor.me from my machine.

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In the public DNS (the one used by your visitors and by downforeveryoneorjustme.com), the information is wrong:

isitfor.me.     1646    IN  CNAME http://showtee.herokuapp.com.

The right-hand side of a CNAME should be a domain name, not an URL.

To see the public DNS from the outside, you can use the DNS Looking Glass http://www.bortzmeyer.org/dns-lg-usage.html

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But that's the only way to point a heroku app to a custom domain: devcenter.heroku.com/articles/custom-domains –  zengr Apr 16 '13 at 20:32
    
Not at all. Read the documentation you mention: it shows no URL on the right-hand side. –  bortzmeyer Apr 17 '13 at 14:20
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