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I want to host two domains on Windows Server 2003. I already have a static IP and a domain running.

What DNS and IIS settings should I have for the later?

For example; for www.abc.com and www.def.com I have created two primary zones on the DNS. I am using the same NS for both NS1.abc.com and NS2.abc.com

On IIS I created a new site www.def.com and used an unused internal (dummy IP)

NSLOOKUP gives me the IP of my "domain name provider's" ip (where I entered NS1.abc.com and NS1.abc.com for the www.def.com domain)

I hope I don't need another static IP for www.def.com domain Please advice.

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In IIS you can use host headers to host both web sites on the same ip address. Since you've only got a single public ip address you have to forward HTTP traffic from the single public ip address to a single internal ip address and host headers is how IIS differentiates between the two web sites.


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