Re: DNS setup for somedomain.com?
On Wed, 26 Jul 2000, Loopshot Operator wrote:
> I'm currently running my own DNS servers, and I can't for the
> life of me figure out how to set up the DNS (or whatever I *do* have
> to set up) so that people can put in "http://mydomain.com" into their
> browswers for the domains that are hosted with us, and it will
> automatically forward or translate to "http://www.mydomain.com".
> Right now if I put in "http://somedomain.com", the browser returns
> with an error "The attempt to load http://somedomain.com" failed".
the zone-file for your domain will have an 'A' record in the form:
IN A 188.8.131.52
to direct other hostnames to the same address, you can just configure them
as CNAME records in the following form:
www IN CNAME yourdomain.com
... of course this assumes the zone is "yourdomain.com" and the above A
record is in the zonefile for that domain. Sorry if this is unclear; I've
been up for about thirty hours. If you are loading vdomains on your web
server, and you have the thing loading name-based vdomains, you must be
sure that you have a server definition for www.yourdomain.com as well as
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