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Re: Inherited ISP host configuration nightmare


>From what I understand here, you need a simple webserver on the Linux mail
server (domain.com) that will redirect clients to www.domain.com, at least
until you can get the customer base reconfigured.  Stick Apache on there 
and set your index.html with this tag in the header.

<META HTTP-EQUIV="refresh" CONTENT="0;URL=http://www.domain.com";>

Kevin Blackham                                               801-539-0852
Domains Administrator, XMission Internet                     877-XMISSION
spin@xmission.com                                            877-964-7746

On Fri, Aug 18, 2000 at 10:16:46AM -0400, Gene Grimm wrote:
> Upon reviewing host configurations created by my predecessor, I
> inherited a nightmare. DNS was misconfigured from the start, causing
> dial-up clients to use a SMTP/POP3 hostname of "domain.com" instead of
> "mail.domain.com". We need "domain.com" to resolve to the NT web server
> for "http://domain.com"; requests and to the Linux mail server for mail
> client software. It will take a few months to migrate clients to a new
> SMTP/POP3 host name. Does anyone know how to best handle this on the
> Linux host in the interim? Many thanks in advance for any assistance.
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