how can i make the default url of my website without the 'www'
if someone enter www.mysite.com if would take him to mysite.com
just like on serverfault.com
i use iis7 and windows server 2008
First, go to the DNS manager on your server and find your
Now, open up IIS7. Find your website in the list of "Sites" for your webserver. Right-click on it and select
That's it! Now, open up IE and browse to http://mywebsite.com.
You will need to set up two separate website entries in IIS, one for www and one without. Under the directories tab, you will redirect (permanent) the www site to the URL without the www.
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This is normally done via redirection
Most commonly the www dns entry is just a CNAME to the domain entry - although this doesn't necessarily need to be true, just a web server to redirect the request needs to be listening on that IP