Mapping a SharePoint 2010 Site collection to a user friendly FQDN

I have installed a SharePoint 2010 Server.  I have configured, as an example the following site collection

The Site collection URL is:  http://servername/sites/corp
I used web application Port 80

Goal:  To be able to access this site collection by using brportal.domainname.com
I want to map this name to the SP Site collection.

I created a DNS entry brportal.domainname.com and mapped it to the IP address of the SP server.

I created an AAM for the port 80 web application for Intranet zone using brportal.domainname.com

I used RDP to access the sharepoint server; when I open a browser window on the server and type:
http://brportal.domainname.com, it prompts me to autheticate; I present my credentials and nothing happens
happens.

Is there something that I need to do in IIS?  How do I get the DNS name to resolve the the SharePoint
site collection?  I checked the web application of port 80 and it is set for windows authentication.

If someone has some insight into this, that would be great.

Thanks.
Peter
PJBrabsonAsked:
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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
In your bindings, do you have a host header value set for:

80     *      brportal.domainname.com

-saige-
it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
Im sorry values in wrong order:

http     brportal.domainname.com     80     *

-saige-
PJBrabsonAuthor Commented:
Hello IT Saige....

This is what I have ( 2 entries)
Site Bindings for Sharepoint-80
Type   Host Name                   Port      Ip Address  
http                                         80
http  brportal.blueriverit.com  80               *
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it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
Do you have an external DNS entry for this site?  Does it point to the correct external IP address?  Does the router have port 80 1-to-1 NAT'ed to the internal IP address of the server -or- does the router have port 80 forwarded to the internal ip address of the server?

-saige-
it_saigeDeveloperCommented:
Also what does your DNS table look like?

-saige-
PJBrabsonAuthor Commented:
Hello...
Thanks for the info.  I forwarded your questions to the IT Administrator since I don't have the answer for this.  I will respond as soon as I get an answer.

Thank you.
Justin SmithSr. System EngineerCommented:
You need to configure host named site collections:  http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx
PJBrabsonAuthor Commented:
Ach1lles:

Could you perhaps provide more detail or what procedure I should use from this article?
Have you done this yourself and have you discovered/encountered any quirks?

Thank you.
Justin SmithSr. System EngineerCommented:
I've used them a few times, always work as expected.  In 2007 you couldn't use managed paths with them, but you can in 2010.

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc424952.aspx#section3

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