Natted website, internal DNS vs. external DNS. IIS cannot forward to internal DNS addresses....

Posted on 2005-04-11
Last Modified: 2013-12-23
Hello. Here is the current setup at the company I administer:

 External DNS (FreeBSD 4.6 BIND 8.2.3):

 Internal DNS (Server 2003 AD): 172.16.x.x /domain: vel.internal

 IIS: Natted on Cisco from 216.x.x.x to 172.16.x.x

 When going to cannot get to redirected web pages (don't work):pts.vel.internal, mistral.vel.internal (nslookups work internally to correct IP addresses).

 Problem: Web pages on IIS have redirector links which cannot be reached from users on the outside. I tried changing the link sites to the internal addresses, but to no avail. I now realize that the external DNS is trying to resolve this problem instead of the interal DNS, but I do not know what steps to take to point the redirector pages in the right direction. Please help.

Question by:supercell29

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    Problem solved:

      All I did was put the public IP addresses into the html-redirect-link page and all links worked from the outside.


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