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DNS Setup for for website without WWW

How do I setup the DNS on my Web Hosting control panel to forward my website to another webserver WITHOUT the www?

Currently I have the following:

WWW - A Record - 64.44.XX.XXX
* - A Record - 64.44.XX.XXX
@ - A Record - 123.22.XX.XXX (Domain of old server/domain host)

This works fine if you enter in http://www.mywebsite.com but not if you type http://mywebsite.com

Thanks in advance!!
Adam
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OxygenITSolutionsCommented:
Do you need to add a record:

A mydomain.com. xxx. 64.44.xx.xxx
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adammorlandAuthor Commented:
and this won't affect any other a records?

for example:
remote - A record - 99.99.999.99
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

That's the equivalent of the existing record here:

> @ - A Record - 123.22.XX.XXX (Domain of old server/domain host)

@ = mydomain.com.

Chris
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

And no, it won't effect anything other than the record you're altering (remote is perfectly safe).

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Hind987Commented:
HI

There is no need of forwarding any site in DNS setting.

Login into web hosting..then IIS server--> open the server-> right click on your default website.--> properties->Directory->check the box->A redirection to URl -> here u can give u r webiste without www.

Thanks it will work...

Hind 987
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Chris DentPowerShell DeveloperCommented:

> There is no need of forwarding any site in DNS setting.

You still need the address to be correct in DNS. IIS can't work magic, the request will never make it to the web server as it's been described above in the question.

OxygenITSolutions has the right answer, my comments only aimed to clarify the existing record for the domain name (@).

Chris
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adammorlandAuthor Commented:
Thanks both of you for your help! I hope you're both ok with me splitting up the points as I have done?!

All the best
Adam
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OxygenITSolutionsCommented:
No issue at all splitting points. Glad to see you got it sorted.
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