We have DNS on 2012 server with several zones. One of the zones we added: domain.co.uk is required to resolve several A records internally however, we have a sub domain: abc.domain.co.uk which is hosted by AWS. If our internal users try to access abc.domain.co.uk via a web browser it will result in ‘Page cannot be displayed’ which presumably because it tries to resolve through this zone. If I delete the zone it will work once I flush dns on my machine. So I guess what I am asking what is the method (if any) to force abc.domain.co.uk externally?
Have you put a record for abc (IP pointing to AWS) inside your domain.co.uk internal domain?
(That assumes you want one record only)
If you need more than one, create a new DNS zone abc.domain.co.uk and put in records – I have just tested this and they resolve OK
Think I was overlooking the simple method you suggested. We need the the abc.domain.co.uk zone for various SRV records and no doubt this will grow. As you suggested I created A record with abc created in abc.domain.co.uk zone with external IP which resolves fine.
Thanks again much appreciated.
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