Point DNS to external Website

Posted on 2010-01-08
Last Modified: 2012-05-08
Hello Experts.  I need some help.  I currently have an active directory set up in a home environment.  Let's say the domain is  I am not hosting my website from within this domain. My website is being hosted by Concentric.  How do I set up DNS so that all my internal users can access my website and still be able to access internal  (A) records that I set up in dns like
Question by:kwilliams123
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    Expert Comment

    This is called split brain DNS

    This msdn  article by Mark Minassi should cover it
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    Hi, hopefully this will help you out.

    Firstly, establish the external IP address of your website, and your external domain name (the domain name associated with your website).

    Open DNS on your domain controller, and create a new zone for your external domain name.
    In the DNS zone, create a host called www and its IP is the external IP address of your website.

    You will not need a reverse lookup zone for that IP range, as the website is out of your network.
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    Assisted Solution

    by:Darius Ghassem
    You need to create an A record with the host name called www with the IP address of hosted website's IP address.

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    Thanks Experts.  That did it.

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