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Cannot PING newly created website

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I am on a Windows 2003 Server SP2 running IIS 6. I have created a new website with the appropriate IP etc. However, when I try to ping the IP address of the website I get a request timed out error. I get the error even when I am pinging from the IIS server itself. There are 4 other websites on this server that I can PING and are working properly. I have created 1 other website on this server before and everything worked properly.

Thanks for your help.

 
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by:doubleduty
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When you run ipconfig at the cmd line, do all the netmasks and default gateways of all the IPs look identical?
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by:ChiefIT
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Do you have windows firewall or ISA firewall blocking ICMP traffic?
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by:brdlckhrt
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When I ran an ipconfig /all, the IP address of the new website wasn't there?  But all the other IP addresses are listed.
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by:brdlckhrt
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ChiefIT:

Our firewall does block PINGs from the outside. But I can ping any device inside our network. I can't ping the new website from inside our network.
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Sounds like your alternative IP address didn't take. You might delete the alternative IP address for that web site and then recreate it.
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By the way, how many nics do you have?
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ChiefIT:

I was going to take your suggestion and delete the alternate IP for the web site. However, while looking at the IP addresses configured for the NIC, I found I hadn't added the websites IP. Once I configured the IP to the NIC everything worked.

Thanks for your help.
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