Eliminating the "www" Portion of a URL
pscott at edencomputers.com
Mon Mar 20 03:15:48 UTC 2000
I still have been unable to figure this out.
Perhaps you could give me a few more clues?
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> From: bind-users-bounce at isc.org [mailto:bind-users-bounce at isc.org]On
> Behalf Of Cricket Liu
> Sent: Sunday, March 12, 2000 10:21 PM
> To: bind-users at isc.org
> Subject: Re: Eliminating the "www" Portion of a URL
> > How can I setup my zone records for each of the domains
> that I host so
> > the "www" portion of an address does not need to be entered
> when browsing
> > a site's URL? I have tried and tried to get this functionality, but
> > seem to figure it out. It seems that it would be as simple as the
> > following:
> > domain.com. IN A 18.104.22.168
> > www IN A 22.214.171.124
> > domain.com IN CNAME www
> No. You can't add a CNAME record for domain.com because it
> almost certainly already has an SOA record and at least two NS
> > But this does not work, since the www address is an NT
> server running IIS
> > and domain.com. is already pointing to 126.96.36.199 (the primary DNS
> > server).
> Then you have to ask yourself why domain.com is pointing to that
> address, and whether it's more important to allow your visitors to
> omit the "www" in your URL.
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