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Re: domain redirection how?

On Fri, 01 Jan 2010 04:00:10 -0800, Tudod Ki wrote:

> I want to redirect a domain: 
> "somedomain.eu"
> to:
> "tothis.eu"
> so I edit the "somedomain.eu.hosts" file with vim [appending this two 
> line to the end]:
> Z$ORIGIN eu.somedomain      IN      CNAME       tothis.eu.

AFAIK, CNAME record is not inteded for redirection. CNAME is a kind of 
"name aliasing".

I think you will need an "A" record in the event "tothis.eu" had a 
dedicated IP address:

somedomain.eu IN A remote_ip_address_of_the_server_tothis.eu

> then I update the serial, save the file, quit, then:
> rndc reload somedomain.eu
> but it still doesn't work.how could I redirect the domain with 
> "$ORIGIN"?
> do I have to enable something in apache [e.g.: enable the redirection]?
> both domain is mine [on this server]
> versions:
> apache                     1.3.34-4.1 bind9                     
> 9.3.4-2etch3
> os: Debian Etch
> Thank you! :)
> Or any docs/howtos please?

Another approach could be using Apache to handle the domain redirection/

Redirect directive



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