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set domain for a website on an internal iis 6 using a windows 2003 server

Posted on 2007-11-30
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Hi,

I have a windows 2003 server with iis6 installed and setup a site on there that can be accessed by going to 192.168.1.10 I am trying to find out how I can makes this a readable address instead of an ip number ie myintranet instead of putting 192.168.1.10 in a web browser.

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Lee
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by:darron_chapman
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Do you have a DNS server?  You can set that up in DNS, or you can go to c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts on your client computers and add

192.168.1.10      myintranet

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by:ljhodgett
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Hi,

Yes I have got DNS installed on the server.

Best Regards
Lee
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by:darron_chapman
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Then add a new record pointing 192.168.1.10 to myintranet and you should be good to go.. :-)
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by:ljhodgett
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Hi,

I've never used DNS before im afraid. It talks about forward and reverse zones and all sorts. Do you know of anywhere that will give me a step by step to give me a clue on how to use dns.

Many thanks
Lee
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brwwiggins earned 500 total points
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Is this the DNS server that the PCs will be pointing to? You have to make sure of this before you setup the DNS server

Here is a little guide for setting up DNS for a domain http://www.simongibson.com/intranet/dns2003/
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