DNS questions  on windows 2003 server

Posted on 2011-05-06
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I setup a DC - let's say as the name of the server.

but i have a website hosted outside the network

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 (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 it thinks the website is hosted ONSITE bu tit's not.  If i change my primary DNS to my gateway 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?
Question by:fstinc
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    by:Sean Meyer
    Manually setup the www address to the external address. would still think internal name server but would go to the address you want.

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    Accepted Solution

    Setup an A record with pointing to your hosted IP.

    Author Comment

    in forward lookup zones right?
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    Author Comment

    It stopped working. not sure what to do. any ideas?

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