troubleshooting Question

accessing website from inside the lan

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ok so i just got a new job and i inherited a server.unfortunately whomever setup the server gave the internal domain the same name as the external domain so as you would expect when employees try to go to the website they are taken to the http://companyweb page from small business server 2003.

I've had this happen before and all i had to do was add a Host(A) record in the DNS for www pointed to the external ip address where the website is hosted but for some reason that is not working on this server. I also added a blank Host(A) record pointed to the external IP

I've cleared the dns cache, I even added a rules inside the etc\host file but nothing's working.  Is there anything else i'm missing that i'm supposed to do?
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