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It is not possible to do a redirect from internal DNS to external domain correct?

We have a subdomain test.internaldomain.com and internally we want it to point to external url, including full path: http://externaldomain.com/pages/longpath

Obviously I can make an A record for the subdomain and point it to the IP of the external domain, but that only resolves to their root domain (or whatever they have their IP resolving to).

I haven't done this for a while. There isn't a way to do this correct?

Is this option below the best option? Creating additional IIS site simply used for redirect? Creating a custom URL to redirect to on Win 2003 Server


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Typically people do a redirect from internaldomain.com or if they want to hide the external domain they do a reverse proxy. Both of these are handled by the webserver and not by DNS.

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