DNS A record

Posted on 2016-11-09
Last Modified: 2016-11-10
I’m trying to give users access to do their timesheets from home using a web browser.  I have set this up in the accounting software that runs on a server on our local network.  

I want the users to go to, .  Do I add an A record in the DNS called point it to the public IP address of the firewall for that entry?

 I will then set the firewall to forward the request to the server on the internal network.  Is this correct as far as name resolution of

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weifai earned 500 total points
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Correct, except that you dont have to put @ but a dot instead:, so you would gave a timesheet host under the

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"have", not "gave". typo.

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Got it, thanks.

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