Site Redirecting to netbios name

Posted on 2007-04-06
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Last Modified: 2009-12-16
I am trying to setup a test sharepoint v3 site.
When I try to access the site using our external dns name it resolves to the internal netbios name of the machine. From http ://share.domain.com to http: //windowsname/desfault.aspx.
From SharePoint 3.0 Central Administration > application management tab > Web Application General Settings it is showing the web applcation name as http: //windowsname/
I don't know how to change this or even if this is what needs changing

Thank you for any help you can give me
Question by:mdiglio
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Expert Comment

ID: 18864843
Not too familiar with the sharepoint but does the web sites default document do a rdirect in ASP? Something like:

Response.Redirect "http://windowsname"
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Author Comment

ID: 18865112
Thanks for the response.
No I have not been able to find anything like that.
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Author Comment

ID: 18865459
Someone here figured it our for me
Thanks and sorry for the misleading title...I forgot that we can now put our questions in multiple zones
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Shailaja Kumar earned 2000 total points
ID: 18865729
hi mdiglio,

There is an option in SharePoint 2007 called Alternate Access Mappings in Central Administration -> Application Management, which is useful in changing the accessible urls of sites to user's requirements.

Shailaja Kumar
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Hi Shailaja
Sorry for the delay, your way works out great!

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