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Re: url forward

On Sat, Nov 18, 2000 at 04:50:10PM +0100, Sebastiaan wrote:
> Hello,
> I am new to domain name servers, so I may ask stupid questions, but I hope
> someone can help me. I have just set up a nameserver which works fine. 
> Now I want to forward my www to my internet provider, but there is a
> slight problem. My page does not have an ip, but is in fact a directory on
> the server of my provider. This is my situation:
> /etc/bind/db.dorpsnet contains the lines:
> local	A
> www	A
> so when I acces www.dorpsnet.nl (local name) I succesfully reach the
> provider's home page. But unfortunately, my homepage is at
> Can you give me a hint or some tips how to manage this? Can this be done
> with DNS, or do I have to install another package?

no, DNS is only responsible for translating domain names into IP
addresses, it knows nothing about web server directories, or even
about web servers period.  

i think what you would do is run apache or some small httpd that
simply redirects to

Ethan Benson

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