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DNS questions on windows 2003 server

I setup a DC - let's say experts-exchange.com as the name of the server.

but i have a website hosted outside the network experts-exchange.com

when i open IE (it's set to my company home page) it doesn't display because it's pointing to the local DNS.  My  primary dns is 192.168.1.250 (that's the IP for experts-exchange).  I can set a secondary DNS (my gateway) which will allow me access to the network printers, etc...

so the problem is that if I leave my primary DNS to pointing to 192.168.1.250 it thinks the website is hosted ONSITE bu tit's not.  If i change my primary DNS to my gateway 192.168.1.1 the website works, but my network printers are extremely slow (actually they don't work at all sometimes).

How can modify DNS on windows 2003 so the website opens to the public IP at the hosting company?
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Sean MeyerCommented:
Manually setup the www address to the external address.   experts-exchange.com would still think internal name server but www.experts-exchange.com would go to the address you want.

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askurat1Commented:
Setup an A record with www.domainname.com pointing to your hosted IP.
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fstincAuthor Commented:
in forward lookup zones right?
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askurat1Commented:
Yes
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fstincAuthor Commented:
It stopped working. not sure what to do. any ideas?
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