My Domain registration Issue - Domain is already taken.
|Knowledge Article Number||000206119|
|Description||Sometime you will notice that you are unable to register my domain feature for your Org. since is already taken. |
|Resolution||In order to register a Domain name we check that the chosen name is unique. When we check availability, we check a few different places: MyDomains in production, MyDomains in sandbox, and also CloudForce domains.
You can verify if the Domain name is unique or already taken using the ping command in "Command Prompt"
>> ping XXX.my.salesforce.com
>> ping XXX.cloudforce.com
If messages is : "Ping request could not find host XXX.my.salesforce.com. Please check the name and try again" means that My Domain name is free to use.