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I have hosted elsewhere. I have the registrar point point to Windows2008 r2 a completely different server. I go to edit bindings for the site add but it never works bringing up the site.

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You probably have some type of configuration error on the new sever. Your setup should work just fine. – Nate Oct 2 '10 at 16:19

Is your registrar the DNS host? You must also make sure it created an A-record for the subdomain to point to your Win2008R2 server. Try to ping your subdomain and see where it resolves. If the ip address resolves to something else than your Win2008 server, then it's a DNS misconfiguration. If the IP address is your Win2008 server, then it's a configuration problem on IIS.

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I am using 1and1 as the registrar I followed their directio for a record a while ago but the dns check points for points to which has other nameservers but another domain that has 1and1 domain server names allows the to point to the server if the points to it too.So for 1and1 the A record seems immaterial. It matters where the points to. – Joe Oct 2 '10 at 23:15

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