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Old 06-03-2005, 11:46 AM   #1
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Dns - Cname - Domain Masking

Hi there ...

I am using Mandrake 9.2 with BIND.

I am an affiliate of another site and have been told to create a subdomain.

My subdomain will be called:

The affiliate site is called:

The intent is to hide the affiliate URL in the browser window on my own website, as well as hard coded URL's such as which will resolve to

There is confusion on my part on this ... of what I have to include in my zone file be it, A records, CNAME or anything else.

I have entered a record in named.conf already which is

Could someone give me an example of a complete zone file that does this.
I have given this several attempts but have failed. IN CNAME ?

Thanks ...
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You can use: IN A
Or else you could use javascript to hide the URL from the status bar at the bottom and you can use frames for the address bar.
I.e. define a frameset like this:
<FRAME NAME="bottom" SRC="blankpage.html" MARGINWIDTH="0"
Of course a skilled user could find what the actual URLs are.



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