Sharepoint Access on the Outside

Hi Everyone,

I am trying to implement having Sharepoint accessible via the internet. Right now if you hit the Sharepoint URL from outside the network (sharepoint.domain.com) You get prompted with your authentication page as we expect. As soon as you authenticate the URL changes from sharepoint.domain.com to the internal hostname of the sharepoint server (domain-spoint there is no domain.com) and a connection error comes up. Does anyone know how I can remedy this? I have checked and changed DNS with no luck. To break it down some more:

Outside DNS Hostname: sharepoint.domain.com
Inside DNS hostname: domain-spoint
Internal DNS CNAME record: sharepoint.domain.com -> domain-spoint

Thanks!
WindhamSDAsked:
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Kent DyerIT Security Analyst SeniorCommented:
Did you follow the TN Document?

http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc288609.aspx

I don't want to be presumptuous, but that should be good starting point.

HTH,

Kent
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WindhamSDAuthor Commented:
Hmm.. I guess I didn't see that. I'll look into this THANKS!
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WindhamSDAuthor Commented:
The article was perfect kdyer, thank you. I didn't realize that they called it access mappings. Also, another article that was simple and to the point is located here:

http://voices.yahoo.com/techtips-setup-alternate-access-mappings-in-6280918.html?cat=15

This isn't the most secure method, but we have an external company that cleans all of our traffic destined to our sharepoint box so I'm not as worried.
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