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I just bought a domain name on goDaddy. I set it to forward to my static IP that's running a webserver.

Everything is good except I don't want my domain to send to my server with an IP in the address bar. I just want my domain to "be" my WAN IP, if that makes sense.

My domain name is http://www.pathieumollock.com and as you can see, clicking it will bring you to my IP. I want it to just say pathieumollock.com and not have to do any of this forwarding business.



If I ping pathieumollock.com it resolves to http://64.202.189.170, which is one of the "nameservers". I want it to resolve to my static IP.
Edited by DarkNite - 1/12/11 at 9:10pm
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Did you just create your webpage today? It does take about 24 HRS for a new webpage's ip address DNS name to resolve.
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Oh, yeah, I just made it an hour ago.

But no matter which nameservers I'm using, my website should resolve to my static ip when pinged in a terminal? Cause it's resolving the nameserver's.
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Mine sticks with your domain name instead of an IP in the address bar..
IP also resolves to 69.196.165.63.

It looks like the DNS information is propagating correctly through the intertubes.
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Whoa it's working on my cell with 3G, awesome!
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