How to setup a CNAME on Windows 2003 Server / IIS 6

We have a Windows 2003 Server running IIS 6 and I need to setup a CNAME for a website, like  Can someone walk me thru setting this up? Thanks in Advance!
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marcokrecicConnect With a Mentor Commented:
enter in the administrative interface in and associate your domain name with the public ip address of your web server  
Do you have an internal DNS?
get it working local first...
add host header to IIS website
edit c:\windows\system32\drivers\etc\hosts file to include new cname record      website name
then test

next add a cname record to your dns server
Open DNS then navigate to your forward look up zone and then the correct zone right click on the zone name and select create alias cname
fillout the new name and select to original record
and test
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Bang-O-MaticAuthor Commented:
I have the domain parked at and I just changed the ARecord to my server static IP address I'm not running a DNS server.
laserchipsConnect With a Mentor Commented:
that's good you got the path to the server working now you just need the server to answer cals to
add the host header to the website so it responds
open IIS and right click the site...under the website tab click the advanced button...then click the add button to add...fill in port 80 and the alias cname record for the host header...done
tanujchandnaConnect With a Mentor Commented:

1. If you are using godady nameservers then login into godady domain control panel and create the following cname in DNS

blog cname

2. If you are using your hosting provider nameservers then update him to do the same for you and if you have DNS facility in your hosting control panel then you can easily create the above record yourself in control panel.
WEBTECHXConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Add a new  CNAME record under DNS Settings section in your hosting control panel.  If you dont have permisson to new record creation. contcat your hosting provider.

post a request to your hosting provider for Enable DNS Settings in your control panel .
Bang-O-MaticAuthor Commented:
Thanks for your help!
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