internal dns problem

Posted on 2011-10-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Hi all,

 I need to setup a internal dns entry for an internal site. ( to resolve to

Question by:J_Drake
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    you need to go onto your Domain controller and then admin tools - dns

    find the forward lookup zone for cr.local then right click and add a new alias (cname)

    create the alias of to resolve to


    Author Comment

    Will I need to change anything in iis?

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    Expert Comment

    you shouldn't need to -dns is used to resolve the path to the  host/site - you can test this once configured by opening a CMD SHELL on a local pc and typing nslookup and it should show the resolution from dns server x.x.x.x (your dns server) as

    IIS should not need reconfiguring as long as it has been (or serving that site) - if it was previously then you may need to alter the host headers for that site.


    Author Comment

    I"ll check it and report back in a bit.


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