DNS Question

Posted on 2006-03-22
Last Modified: 2010-03-18
I am having a DNS issue, our public website is hosted outside of our network. Our ISP routes outside HTTP requests to our webhost. We can't hit our website from inside our network. And I am gathering that I need to put a DNS entry in pointing to the right IP address, being that our Microsoft domain is called  How/what do I have to enter into our DNS server to make this work?

Thank you!

David Paquette
Question by:Formatech
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    Accepted Solution

    Just put a DNS host A record into your DNS with the name www (FQDN and set the IP address to be the external address that your ISP routes to.

    Author Comment

    great thank you!
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    Expert Comment

    very welcome...
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    Expert Comment

    apparently Formatech is still having the same problem...
    ...any other suggestions?

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