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We have a web site that was decommissioned a long time ago but the DNS was left in. When we re-used the IP address Google indexed the site with the Old Domain name.

The new Domain is touchpointatm.com the old one was langfordstiegallery....

I have put back up langfordstiegallery... using the Old IP and gave http://touchpointatm.com a new IP address. I have put redirect links on all the matching pages so Langford will redirect to http://touchpointatm.com also with a meta tag that will redirect with 5 sec delay.

Is this the best way to try to clear up the list mismatch (see screen shot) or is there more I can do or something better.
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RickEpnetAsked:
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Tony McCreathTechnical SEO ConsultantCommented:
The best way is to do 301 permanent redirects. These tell the search engine to move on and update their indexed data. It also quickly send visitors to the correct place.

How you do this is based on the server hosting your old domain.
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RickEpnetAuthor Commented:
The server hosting is IIS 6.0. They are both on the same server.
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Tony McCreathTechnical SEO ConsultantCommented:
If the pages are ASP.Net pages then you can do this:

try { 
this.Response.Redirect("http://www.website.com/new-page/", true); 
} 
catch (Exception) 
{ // this is to make the redirect a 301 type 
context.Response.StatusCode = (int)HttpStatusCode.MovedPermanently; 
throw; 
}

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or in .Net 4.0 it can be simplified to:

this.Response.RedirectPermanent("http://www.website.com/new-page/");

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If they are old asp files then:

<%
Response.Status="301 Moved Permanently"
Response.AddHeader "Location","http://www.website.com/new-page/"
%>

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Otherwise it's quite tricky to set up redirects in pre IIS7 servers.
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RickEpnetAuthor Commented:
I am using ColdFusion so this is what I did. Thank I think this will help.

<cfheader statuscode="301" statustext="Moved permanently">
<cfheader name="Location" value="http://www.touchpointatm.com/cleaning.html">
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