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ISP's and virtual domain names

Posted on 1998-10-15
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How do ISP's and companies offer multiple domain names?  I have a network and I would like to use multiple machines for multiple purposes and register some domain names.  What is the best way to go about this?  Can I have www.domainA.com point to the same webserver as www.domainB.com?  Any pointers appreciated.
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by:dreamler
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1) yes u can set multiply names to one IP:
   u'll need do add CNAME or just A records
2) or u can set multiply IP's to one network interface
      using aliasing, and then adding A records


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If you are using APACHE, see:
http://www.apache.org/docs/vhosts/name-based.html

If you are using Microsoft IIS, see:
http://support.microsoft.com/support/kb/articles/q190/0/08.asp

Otherwise, I dunno....
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by:backbone
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I think the companies your talking about is using NIS or name internet service in by which they can point a certain domain name to the same internet protocol unlike cname by a unix or nt server user the same domain but different internet name such as
www.unc.edu.ph and proxy.unc.edu.ph same domain but different name...
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