Paul- The website http://www.dnsreport.com/ will run a full report on
all DNS setups for any domain. If it finds any issues, it has
suggestions on how to correct the issue.

I use this before and after I make any changes.

-Sarah Poger Gladstone


On 12/7/05, Matt.Haas@xxxxxxxxxxx <Matt.Haas@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Paul,
>
> It will take a lot longer than 3 hours for everyone to see the change.
> DNS changes typically take 48-72 hours to propagate across the Internet
> and can takes weeks in some cases.
>
> I'm no expert on DNS but typically what you'll have is an A record for
> your domain name itself (domain.com) and then CNAME records for any
> other host names (such as www.domain.com) on that same IP address. A
> CNAME record is just another alias for a given IP and by using them, it
> cuts down on the number of entries that need to be changed when an IP
> address changes. For a couple of host names, having multiple A records
> isn't a problem but when you start getting a lot of host names for a
> given IP, it really cuts down on the work you have to do.
>
> You may also see MX records which are used for email only. Those should
> be left alone unless your mail server is moving as well.
>
> Matt
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:web400-bounces@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
> On Behalf Of Paul Tuohy
> Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 11:55 AM
> To: Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries
> Subject: Re: [WEB400] Apache configuration question
>
> OK, I take that back. I found the A records and the CNAME on Domain
> Direct
> (sheepish grin).
>
> I am setting up the A record - since it is a static IP address that I
> have.
>
> It says it will take up to 3 hours to apply.
>
> I assume I can disable the Domain Forwarding when the A record is set
> up?
>
> Thanks to everyone - I have learnt something new today :-)
>
> Regards
>
> Paul Tuohy
> ComCon
> +353 1 282 6230
> www.comconadvisor.com
>
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Paul Tuohy" <tuohyp@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: "Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries" <web400@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 4:33 PM
> Subject: Re: [WEB400] Apache configuration question
>
>
> > OK, I don't see anything on Domain Direct that allows me to specify a
> > CNAME or A record.
> >
> > I do have "Advanced Options" that allow me to specify my servers - but
> I
> > guess that means that I would need to be running my own DNS.
> >
> > I am having a look at ZoneEdit (thanks Nathan)
> >
> > Regards
> >
> > Paul Tuohy
> > ComCon
> > +353 1 282 6230
> > www.comconadvisor.com
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "David Gibbs" <david@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: "Web Enabling the AS400 / iSeries" <web400@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Wednesday, December 07, 2005 3:23 PM
> > Subject: Re: [WEB400] Apache configuration question
> >
> >
> >> Paul Tuohy wrote:
> >>> I have a registered domain which I want to forward to an IP address.
> >>> It works fine but the resulting URL shows the IP address as opposed
> >>> to the domain name. Is there something in the Apache configuration
> >>> that I need to change or does the solution lie elsewhere?
> >>
> >> Paul:
> >>
> >> How are you forwarding the domain?  Are you using a URL forwarding
> >> service, or have you setup a CNAME or A entry in the DNS for the
> domain?
> >>
> >> If you're using a url forwarding service, then it's quite possible
> that
> >> the service will forward to a IP based URL.
> >>
> >> What you want to do is setup a A record that points to your IP
> address,
> >> or CNAME entry that points to another (sub)domain name.
> >>
> >> david
> >>
> >>
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