Solved

Changing domain name and active directory

Posted on 2014-09-15
7
536 Views
Last Modified: 2014-09-30
Hi Guys,

We have an issue where our domain name is iradio then we have an A record  79.140.211.194 that resolves to mail.iradio.ie so in the office i would love to be able to resolve 192.168.20.1 to mail.iradio.ie but because the domain name is called iradio it wont work when i put an entry into DNS

Is it possible to change a domain locally and active directory? so i cant get it to resolve to 192.168.20.1 to mail.iradio.ie ?
0
Comment
Question by:jonathanduane2010
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 2
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 35

Assisted Solution

by:Joseph Daly
Joseph Daly earned 250 total points
ID: 40323227
So it sounds like you are using the public DNS to resolve your mail server.

Couple questions for you what is your active directory domain name? Is it Iradie.ie or something else?

You may be able to create a new zone within DNS so that you can enter your local IP address of your mail server.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jonathanduane2010
ID: 40324969
the active directory domain name is iradio
0
 
LVL 35

Expert Comment

by:Joseph Daly
ID: 40325201
If your internal domain name is iradio.ie you should just be able to create an internal DNS record pointing to the lan address of your mail server.
0
Office 365 Training for Admins - 7 Day Trial

Learn how to provision tenants, synchronize on-premise Active Directory, implement Single Sign-On, customize Office deployment, and protect your organization with eDiscovery and DLP policies.  Only from Platform Scholar.

 

Author Comment

by:jonathanduane2010
ID: 40325304
i still seem to be getting this, i tried creating a zone called iradio.ie
dns.png
0
 
LVL 40

Expert Comment

by:footech
ID: 40331459
That looks correct with the new zone setup, but I'm uncertain how the single label domain name might affect things (they really should not be used).  Make sure the client is only configured to use the internal DNS servers, and clear the cache on the DNS server.
0
 

Author Comment

by:jonathanduane2010
ID: 40343623
ok its working for mail.iradio.ie but now when anyone tries to go to our website, www.iradio.ie they cant get on
0
 
LVL 40

Accepted Solution

by:
footech earned 250 total points
ID: 40343642
If you think about it the answer should be fairly evident.  Do you have a record for "www" in your iradio.ie zone?  When a zone for a particular domain is present on a DNS server, the DNS server thinks it knows everything about that zone.  Simplest fix is to add the record in that zone (there's a couple variations, but I don't want to add to any confusion).
0

Featured Post

Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article demonstrates probably the easiest way to configure domain-wide tier isolation within Active Directory. If you do not know tier isolation read https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/windows-server-docs/security/securing-privileged-access/s…
Recently, Microsoft released a best-practice guide for securing Active Directory. It's a whopping 300+ pages long. Those of us tasked with securing our company’s databases and systems would, ideally, have time to devote to learning the ins and outs…
To efficiently enable the rotation of USB drives for backups, storage pools need to be created. This way no matter which USB drive is installed, the backups will successfully write without any administrative intervention. Multiple USB devices need t…
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …

752 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question