IIS and Exchange, 1 IP, multiple sites!Locked
Here’s is my problem.
I want to host three websites inhouse.
-A range of 32 static IPs (T1).
-2 w2k Servers, web server and a print/file sharing DC.
-A SOHO3 set in NAT mode.
I will call my sites: site1, site2 and site3
My want to:
-Host all sites using one IP.
-Use exchange server. (The catch is that I have half the office using e-mails addresses assoc. with site1 and the other half with site2, but they are all on the same local domain with one copy of exchange.)My Questions:
1. Assuming I use IIS to host the 3 sites on one IP, using headers and alias to push to traffic to the proper sites… What if one types the IP, which site will it take them to? I gather that the header/aliases will point one that enters the URL site1.com to the folder which contains site1. But I’m stumped on the outcome if the user types the IP which is used for all three sites?
2.Should my web/exchange server be a member server of DC?
3.If I have users with e-mail address = firstname.lastname@example.org and namesite2.com, what should my local domain be. Can I use both in one instance of exchange.
4. Should I make my local domain company.local or site1.com? In short, can I keep a local domain and still host site1.com andsite2.com and site3.com with e-mail accounts?
5.Would it be better to use seperate IP’s for each site? If so, I need to config my NIC for multiple IPs, but what about the firewall and NAT?
6.Assuming my current config, can I have the webserver IP local (192.168.1.1) and have the DNS resolution IP set at public (188.8.131.52) and use a one to one NAT to point the private to the public. (Allowing it to pass through the firewall on the proper ports)
Any help would be appreciated! Details and examples please!!!