troubleshooting Question

How to access non-default web site using IP address or localhost?

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I'm trying to do some testing with IIS7 and I'm running several public accessed websites on IIS6.  In testing before the switch, I discovered something that I can't figure out how to do... in both IIS6 and IIS7.  

All sites on IIS6 are listing on port 80 but with different identities (bindings).  It works fine, but if I wanted to access either old or new IIS servers to look at the various sites by typing the machines IP address or on the server by typing "http://localhost" all we see is the default web site.  How can I specify a specific website I'm interested in testing.  

for example, I tried: http://localhost:80:mysite.com --- get an error on the local host.
if on another machine I type http://xx.xx.xx.xx:80:mysite.com it defaults back to default web site.

Is there a way to do this, and if so, what is it?
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