Re: one word url.

From: karl [x y] (
Date: 07/23/02

From: "karl [x y]" <>
Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2002 22:56:27 -0400

I can think of two ways to do this. First, on the workstation's TCP/IP
properties or on the DHCP server, set up default DNS suffixes to be checked.
[I believe this should not be necessary if the domain suffix you are using
is the same one as the one that is set up in the TCP/IP properties on the
computer, assuming that a host name is set up] Second, the less attractive
option is that you could use a hosts file on the local computers.

"concern" <> wrote in message
> I have IIS 5.0 on a server and I need to set up my DNS so
> that a user can just type one word i.e. "web" to get to
> our intranet site. Can anyonme tell me how to do this. I
> created a cname but the user still has to type
> I just want them to type "web".
> Thanks