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old Domain re-directed to New, Sitemap still getting read by old profi

     
7:43 am on Feb 8, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Title: old Domain re-directed to New, Sitemap still getting read by old profile on webmaster

I had shifted my old domain to a new domain few days back. The old domain has been 301 re-directed to the new domain as well.
However, when I upload Sitemap for the new domain, it gets updated against the olf site profile on Google webmaster tool.

Please let me know if anyone can guide me resolve this problem.
10:22 am on Feb 8, 2013 (gmt 0)

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I do believe it's doing exactly what it's supposed to do.

g### asks for sitemap of olddomain.com

Request for olddomain.com/sitemap.xml is redirected to newdomain.com/sitemap.xml

g### accepts sitemap and files it under olddomain.com, since that's what they originally asked for.

I am feeling dizzy.

Are you shutting down the old domain? There's a place somewhere in gwt where you can tell them you're moving.
 

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