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How do I forward domains we own in godaddy account to a specific website?

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PapertripCommented:
To forward domain.com to otherdomain.com, create an A record for @ that points to the IP of otherdomain.com -- you cannot CNAME the zone apex name, you can only add an A record pointing to an IP.

http://help.godaddy.com/article/680#arecs

You can however CNAME a subdomain, so if you want www.domain.com to point to otherdomain.com, then create a CNAME

http://help.godaddy.com/article/680#cnames
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Sushant GulatiConsultantCommented:
This is for the domain name forwarding to another website..

http://www.creativeramblings.com/go-daddy-tutorial-forward-your-domain-name-to-a-website-address/

This is just in case if you want to or plan to redirect the URL to another website.

http://help.godaddy.com/article/5120

Good Luck and let me know if this does not answer of what you were looking for..

~SG~
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PapertripCommented:
Ah yes, forwarding at the registrar.  That should suffice for http/https traffic, but keep in mind that this is not a DNS fix, but rather an HTTP 3xx redirect.
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lapuccaAuthor Commented:
On one of our web server it hosts multiple sites.  I need to redirect bunch of our domains in GoDaddy account to different website in this server so I can't just point to that server's IP which all these domains already does.  how can I have them point to the right website at the same server?  Thank you.
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PapertripCommented:
You can either setup 301 redirects on your web server, or do the forwarding at the registrar like SG mentioned, both of which accomplish the task the same way.
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lapuccaAuthor Commented:
The godaddy account domain manger page is a bit different than the post link however, I managed to find the Forward option and put in the forward url.  is this correct?  The preview seems ok in godaddy but when I type in the url it still not showing up correctly.  I wonder how long will it take for forward to work?  Thanks.
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PapertripCommented:
You are probably just getting a cached DNS result for that hostname.  If you are on a Windows machine you can try 'ipconfig /flushdns' at the cmd prompt, but if your upstream server still has the record cached then you must wait for the TTL to expire, or expire it manually from the upstream server(s).

Put one of the new domains into http://www.kloth.net/services/dig.php and see if the A record points to you or GoDaddy.
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lapuccaAuthor Commented:
Thank you.
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