Custom A Record with Server 20000

Posted on 2009-12-16
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
I am trying to add a custom A record to our internal DNS servers that points elsewhere outside of our domain.  The problem is I cannot add the FQDN to our zone, if I create a new zone it hoses all the dns requests to the other domain.  So what is a simple way just to add an A record to the fqdn host in this situation?
Question by:alamb
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    Create a new forward lookup zone with the FQDN of whatever name you want to redirect (for example
    Then in that zone, create a new Host (A) entry, leave the name field *empty*, and enter only the IP address.
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    Thanks, that makes perfect sense after I looked at it.

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