My internal domain name is blmcchs.org
My external website that is hosted offsite is blmcchs.org
I've got a new Windows Server 2008 machines running AD, DNS, and DHCP services.
I did not set this up domain name structure - I'm just dealing with it. My internal network wants to point our browsers to a subdomain inside our internal network when in reality our website is not inside our internal network. Because initially our internal domain name was named exactly what the external website's domain name is it's causing problems and I'm getting a "Internal Explorer Cannot Display the Web Page Error".
I migrated my internal dns server to a new machine. When I type www.blmcchs.org
into a web browser it works fine and goes directly to our offsite web server. The problem I'm having is sub-domains. I want everything that is located before the www and after the blmcchs.org to also go to the external site. I need to setup my DNS to point any sub-domains to the external site also.
On the old Windows Server 2003 DNS server (The one I migrated from on Friday) it was working. I added a Host A record in the www folder inside the blmcchs.org Forward Lookup Zone folder so that any page that had anything before the www.blmcchs.org
would go to the IP address 188.8.131.52. In my host A record all I did was put in the following info: Host "*", Fully Qualified Domain Name "*.www.blmcchs.org
", IP address "184.108.40.206" and it worked in Windows Server 2003. Do I need to set it up differently in Windows Server 2008? Everything migrated over to the new DNS fine it looks like to me, it's just not working now. I do have a Host A Record in the www folder in the blmcchs.org Forward Lookup Zone on the 2008 DNS server just like I did on the 2003 server.
We're a high school and we can't access some of the teachers class pages from inside our network because some of them are using sub-domains of www.blmcchs.org
. If you go to http://blmcchs.schoolfusion.us/overview/classroom.phtml
and click on "Computers". Roller the link for that first class "A+ Certification" and you can see the link. It's a sub-domain of the www.blmcchs.org
domain that when you click on it from outside our network you can see it, but when inside our network you can't. I need to fix it so students/teachers can access it from inside the network also.