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I have a website in IIS 7. Currently, I have my users access the website on the internal network by using the internal IP address, then have the external users access it using the external IP address. I've been trying combinations of the IIS Bindings with the Window server hosts file--using the internal IP in IIS, the external in the IP, to try to resolve all of these to one hostname, crm.mysite.com, but I just can't figure this out--it's as if I have to use the IP address on internal while the hostname works on external, or vice versa. How can I get my hostname/subdomain to work on both internal and external without it resolving to an IP address in the address bar?
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by:Kimputer
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on your internal DNS, make an A entry for crm.mysite.com, and let it have the IIS7 server internal IP
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I did make an A entry for it on the DNS with the internal IP address--same issue...So I have three places:

1) DNS entry for the crm.mysite.com on the internal DNS server
2) Windows hosts file with a line for 192.168.15.13      crm.mysite.com
3) An IIS Binding for the same as #2.
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In addition to my comment above, creating the DNS entry in the internal DNS server had already been completed when I submitted this question, and the problem still remains...Any other help?
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Remove any HOSTS file entries for the site - they're not needed.  All you need an A record in public DNS which points to the public IP (for clients on the internet), and an A record on your internal DNS which points to the private IP (for clients on your network).  If you have your firewall and NAT set up correctly that's all you need.  Shouldn't need to mess around with bindings in IIS.
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also, plesae check on the IIS7.  You may need to adjust this to bind to the internal DNS name, and external DNS name as well.


As I am not familiar with IIS7 -- http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc753195%28v=ws.10%29.aspx
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Thank you!
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