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I think I made a huge mistake. I have a Server 2008 domain in our Office. I named it XYZ.COM. We actually own that domain also on Go-Daddy. Go-Daddy hosts our website and email. I named our Internal domain XYZ.COM to make SSL certs easier since we can not get .LOCAL certs anymore. But now that I named our Internal Domain the same as the External Domain from the Internal Domain we can not see our website anymore "www.XYZ.COM"   Is there anytype of DNS fix I can do for this? Or did I royaly screw up?

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by:cbmm
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use http://www.xyz.com, i have the same issue if i use www.mydomain.com,
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by:Thomas Grassi
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Read this

Hope this helps
Domain-Rename-Procedure.doc
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CBMM,nope that doesnt work.

And hopefully there is a solution so i dont have to rename my domain.

Mike
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by:Thomas Grassi
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Mike

Well you have the rename instructions I gave you.

My network
www.mydomain.com

FQDN our.network.mydomain.com

I always place something at the start of the domain name to make it slightly different so there is no confusion
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What result do you get when you perform NSLookup on xyz.com and www.xyz.com from client computers?
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just looked at my setup, create a host record (a) in dns forward zone. name=www---fqdn=your website---ip address-the webserver ip

when this is done a user on your intranet types www.xyz.com the traffic is directed to the webserver
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by:PowerComputer
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Great read on those articles. I went with just the DNS multi split. Works fine now. Thanks.
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