DNS - how to configure DNS to resolve using another hostname

Posted on 2007-10-04
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
we have a public site that needs to be access by typing  We need to be forwarded to  Don't know how to make the change in DNS to make the site show up this way.  In the forward lookup zone, the record already shows    Any idea how to do this?  
Question by:tonycw69
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    So what you are saying is that you want to create another zone called and you want an A record, or a CNAME record in that zone called "www". Then can point to the IP Address of the server, or if you use a CNAME can point to the full name of the other server at

    However, since you already have a forward A record called, you can not also have a zone called

    You would have to remove the record, then create a new zone and let the default record for the zone point to the same address that the old A record pointed to. Then inside that zone, you can create a new record for www to point where you want.


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