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Sharing Domain name between domain controller and webserver

I have run into an issue similar to:

Our domain was created as, but we use the DNS domain (for our website, for instance). To add insult to the injury, our tends to redirect to (lots of links point to, etc.).

Can I make resolve to our hosting's IP without creating problems? If so, how?

What's the proper thing to do?

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marked as duplicate by Sam, John Gardeniers, splattne Jan 29 '10 at 13:07

This question was marked as an exact duplicate of an existing question.

Please see this question, which asks the same thing:… – Sam Jan 29 '10 at 12:10

The 'proper' thing to do is to fix the web site so it doesn't have links pointing to

If you do this correctly, it works fine. For example, my network is all real IP addresses, and has an AD domain of . resolves in DNS to the IP address of the web server.

If this doesn't appeal, 2008 server allows renaming ADs, which may be the least painful way to proceed.

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