Local domain name access - Cicso ASA5505

Posted on 2009-06-30
Last Modified: 2012-05-07
We have a web server in our office at which is accessible from the web on port 443 by going to  When we are local in our office on the subnet we are unable to access the web server by name navigating to  Currently we simply type which works great other then the security warning that pops up every time you try to access the page.  We purchased an SSL cert for which is why we would like to access our server on the inside by name and not IP address.  Our main router/firewall we are using is a Cisco ASA5505.  I am sure there is something we can quickly add to the Cisco ASDM to accomplish this.  Any ideas would be greatly appreciated.

Question by:ipconfig610
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asavener earned 500 total points
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You need to enable the DNS re-write feature on the static NAT entry for the webserver:

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wow that was really simply.  Works great thanks!

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