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Redirection of dns

is this ok?

     
3:18 pm on May 20, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Probably this has come up many times, sorry.

We have just registered a domain name in Germany and the company we used can not use our dns and said they are going to redirect it to our IP. Would that be a problem?

Do search engines penalise it?

Thanks again

5:27 pm on May 20, 2003 (gmt 0)

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Sounds like a bad registrar if they can't handle using your DNS servers.

But no, there should not be a problem with the pointed an 'A' record at your IP address for the domain name. But if they are 'redirecting' http requests using their own IP address I would advise against it.