Domain name usage question ?

Geffy geffy at geffychan.co.uk
Fri Jun 4 21:38:32 BST 2004


Kevin O'Connor wrote:
 >
 >>-----Original Message-----
 >>From: freebsd-users-admin at uk.freebsd.org [mailto:freebsd-users-
 >>admin at uk.freebsd.org] On Behalf Of Dave Tiger
 >>Sent: 04 June 2004 08:52
 >>To: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
 >>Subject: Domain name usage question ?
 >>
 >>Hi List,
 >>
 >>I have a fully functioning dns (bind 9) and apache (1.3.xx) on FreeBSD
 >
 > 4.7
 >
 >>that shows pages for www.example.com (not real domain name) but how do
 >
 > I
 >
 >>adjust the system to accept just example.com (without the www) to show
 >
 > the
 >
 >>pages www.example.com dose.
 >>
 >>I cant quite work out how to do it from the docs and so I ask the list
 >
 > if
 >
 >>someone could help me with and explanation on how to do this please.
 >>
 >>Thank you in advance for any help, examples or guidance with this.
 >>
 >>Dave Carrera
 >>
 >>---
 >
 >
 > I hate to say this but what you are trying will confuse DNS.  Your DNS
 > server is setup to be authoritative for the domain example.com  a node
 > cannot have the same name as the domain. named.conf should have an entry
 > Like
 > Zone "examble.org" {
 > type master;
 > file "example.org"
 >
 > what you are attempting to do is add a node called example to the domain
 > .org which is a root zone.
 > So all in all a bad idea. If you try it on the internet you will find
 > http://somedomain.com redirected to http://www.somedomain.com
 > If you could tell us why you want to do this perhaps a more appropriate
 > solution could be suggested.
 >
 > Regards
 > Kevin
 >
 >
 > ------ FreeBSD UK Users' Group  -  Mailing List ------
 > http://listserver.uk.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-users
 >
 >
 >
Is it not an alias or a pointer which needs to be created to direct
www.example.com to example.com??




More information about the Ukfreebsd mailing list