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Would prefer to do this using ASP if it is possible, but have only seen a working exsample using PHP.

That is why I have posted in PHP area.

Question is here:
http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/PHP/Q_20928029.html
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You can do this in the IIS admin MMC (or computer management I think) in administrative tools. Right click your site, choose "new virtual directory" (or new virtual folder), and go from there.

Or are you wanting to accompolish this with script?
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I would like to do it using script.

For those who could not be bothered to follow the other link, I would like to emulate this site:
http://santa.clause.swellserver.com/news/top_stories/auto80.php

basically, users can type in whatever subdomains they like and the page will process it.
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Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

 
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thanks sforcier, but I don't understand your answer. I looked at the links you gave me, but I don't see anything I can use. perhaps a little pointer on where to look.
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For starters, this stuff can be difficult to understand and I admittedly have a tenative grasp on the subject (at best). That being said, I found a more direct example (not specifically what you need, but if used in conjunction with the references in my last suggestion, it should help):

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/iissdk/iis/creating_sites_and_virtual_directories_in_iis.asp
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This page will show you how to:

      -Verifying that a virtual directory exists
      -Creating and deleting virtual directories
      -Setting and updating any of the properties on IIS
      -Invoking any of the IIS-specific methods

Site: http://www.15seconds.com/issue/010710.htm

Also of help might be the MSDN Scriptcenter:

     http://www.microsoft.com/technet/scriptcenter

Might look under "Create a Primary DNS Zone", among others.

More scripting help:

     http://www.microsoft.com/technet/community/scriptcenter/scrptfaq.mspx#XSLTsection123121120120

I also HIGHLY recommend the "Script Center Repository", a collection of examples of just about every imaginable ADSI script available (1.6mb):

     http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?displaylang=en&familyid=b4cb2678-dafb-4e30-b2da-b8814fe2da5a

Cheers,
-Kenman
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Thanks!
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