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Cannot access web domain because network domain has same name???

Hi Experts!
My users cannot access our web site which is hosted by and outside hosting service.  The address is http://www.sejumc.org.  We also have http://www.lakejunaluska.com which goes to the same site and my users can get there just fine if they type in that address.  My network domain is sejumc.org so my thought was that this was because my web domain and my network domain have the same name???  Am I right?  How do I work around this?  I know the easy route is for the users just to use the www.lakejunaluska.com address, but the politics are so heavy here that it causes a mess.  HELP!
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aflockhartCommented:
If you are running DNS internally for the sejumc.org domain, your internal users will look at the internal domain first, find that there is no entry for www.sejumc.org, and return an error.  Try adding a DNS entry for www.sejumc.com to your internal DNS, pointing to the IP address of the website (looks like 72.3.252.194)
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aflockhartCommented:
should be ...

Try adding a DNS entry for www.sejumc.org to your internal DNS, pointing to the IP address of the website (looks like 72.3.252.194)
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xrokCommented:
Create a New Zone and Modify or add www.sejumc.org ip to Public Address.
make sure to delete any DNS entry create by default

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thyatt5473Author Commented:
Thanks for the quick response.  Do I add the entry to Forward or Reverse zones?  What type of entry do I create?
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xrokCommented:
Create a New Zone
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thyatt5473Author Commented:
Ok, I have added the zone.  Where should I add the IP?  What type of entry do I make in the new Zone?
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xrokCommented:
new host www.sejumc.org and put public ip address to that host
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thyatt5473Author Commented:
Should it take a while before it works?
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thyatt5473Author Commented:
It worked Thanks xrok!
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xrokCommented:
Great!


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dblangfoCommented:
I've seen this problem before, and have always fixed it in the same manner as the accepted answer.  But I always have wanted a more robust solution.

If the external web-hosting company has to move the website-in-question to a different server, the host record will no longer work.  Sure, it's unlikely that this will happen, but I would like to know if there is a more permanent solution.
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