As Mr. Loff mentioned, you can do all sorts of neat tricks with dns on an
intranet that you cannot do for the internet.  Make Intrantet a top level
domain and go from there.  The quintessential guide for DNS is here:

Of course, this tutorial assumes that you are using the BIND DNS server on a
*nix box.  If you are not, well you probably should be.  If your school uses
all windows boxes, you can still download and install BIND for windows.
There is even an Alpha version for windows if you happen to have a Compaq


Ali Nayeri <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote in message
> Hi all,
> I'm not sure if I should ask this question in this group, but since I'm
> using PHP in the process, I thought someone might be able to help me.
> Anyways.  I'm in charge of creating an intranet webzine for my school and
> I've been working on the server-side for a while.  I want to know if there
> is anyway that I could map the IP of the server (internal IP on the local
> network) with a name like http://intranet/ and have sub ips like
> http://math.intranet/.  I tried reading about DNS, but it seems that it
> works for internet addresses and involves registrations of a domain name.
> Has anyone done this before?  If yes, what are the system requirements and
> is there anywhere that I can learn how to do it.
> Thanks in advance,
> Ali
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