RE: [NTISP] DNS question, I think

Rex W. Walker ( (no email) )
Tue, 18 May 1999 10:03:21 -0500

I didn't notice if you mentioned whether or not you were multi-homing your
webs or giving a single IP to each.

If a single IP Address per site is being used, the CNAME record mentioned
below will work just fine. If you are multi-homing, you need to put both
www.domain.dom and domain.dom in the host header list for the web site.


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PO Box 583, Danville, IN 46122

-----Original Message-----
From: Josh Hillman []
Sent: Saturday, May 15, 1999 10:13 PM
Subject: Re: [NTISP] DNS question, I think

From: David Alvarez <>
>I am using MS DNS and IIS 4 on Windows NT (duh!) SP 4 and I am trying to
>setup so websites can be access by both "" and "".
>am betting is DNS related and I have tried everything that seemed logical,
>but no results. Any ideas?

In DNS, for the "" zone, create an "A" record (excluding a
hostname) and set it for whatever IP you need it assigned to. Then, in the
same zone, create a "CNAME" record that points the "www" hostname to
"". That's it. Nothing needs to be done in your reverse-lookup
zone (someone mentioned something about it earlier).

It doesn't matter how you have IIS set up (as far as a name/description
goes)--IIS "webs" are based on IP address by default anyway.