Web forwarding in BIND

Chris Buxton chris.p.buxton at gmail.com
Fri May 21 03:25:21 UTC 2010

On May 20, 2010, at 8:34 PM, Hoover Chan wrote:
> Heh, thanks for the humor. 
> I'm used to having control over both Web server and DNS server and the way I normally handle these things is via an Apache virtual host configuration. However, I'm under pressure to lose control of DNS and hand it over to a company like Go Daddy or Network Solutions where you can pay to have a domain name point to a specific URL.
> Maybe this question should change to learning how these companies do that sort of thing.

They provide one or more A records pointing to their own web server. That web server then issues an HTTP redirect.

Chris Buxton
BlueCat Networks

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