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Windows 2003 AD Setup with IIS to host Public Website

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Windows NetworkingWindows Server 2003Network Architecture
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Hi there,

Goal: to have Windows 2003 AD configured for the internal network AND to host a websites accessible from the internet over the DMZ.

Topology ( you can look at the network diagram) Windows 2003 has to interfaces, the internal IP is  and the other interface is connected to the DMZ port on the firewall with IP

I have a block of public IPs and the public domain is registered to one of the public IP addresses.

DNS is running on the domain controller

I created NAT rules according the fw instructions to allow site to be hosted over the DMZ

The internal domain name is the same as the external domain name

Key Points:
1.      It worked before introducing the fw. I used a regular home router with port forwarding.
2.      I am able to ping the dmz interface of the server from a pc in the other network.
3.      I am able to get to the site (internally) when typing the internal ip of the server -
4.      I am not able to get to the site from a computer in the internal network ( when typing the DMZ ip of the server.-
For 3 and 4 I went to the site properties and changed the IP bound to it.

5.      When I do nslookup the domain name resolves to the internal interface

Right now I don’t know where the problem is, IIS, DNS, FW?

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