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24th March 2009, 23:17
Windows DNS server

how to do a DNS redirect for ex: I have a domain name http://mysite.com that I would like to be redirect to a site.yahoo.com/site

Hopefully I didn't confuse anyone, Your help will be greatly appreciated.

25th March 2009, 00:21
1. you cannot do actual redirection, this can only be done with a script or a function on a web server (IIS, Apache).

2. even if you could do the above, you cannot redirct to /site part. basically some page. DNS doesn't do that.

3. what you CAN do is create an alias or a CNAME that will open in browser your site.yahoo.com by going to mysite.com. you cant create a CNAME for site.yahoo.com/site, so you will have to open mysite.com/site anyway.

Hope this helps.