Solved

Browsing internal websites using host headers

Posted on 2011-09-15
7
235 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
We have a website hosted inside our network that is available on the internet.
We never use to browse the site inside but now want to for testing.
The issue is we want to be able to browse using it's internal IP address.

when I put int he internal IP address I just get a 'bad request' reply. The I enter 10.10.10.x/siteheader and I get the same.

What am I doing wrong?
0
Comment
Question by:wannabecraig
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 
LVL 11

Expert Comment

by:Sanjay Santoki
ID: 36543666
Hello,

This issue normally happens if required IP address binding is not enabled on that particular website. If you have both live IP address and local IP address added on  the local network adapter you have to either modify existing host header to all IP unassign address or need to add new binding with local IP.

Thanks,
Sanjay Santoki
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wannabecraig
ID: 36543835
HI,

The live IP address is not added on the NIC.  
Even if I use the External IP address from an outside network I get the same reply.
0
 
LVL 5

Assisted Solution

by:d_nedelchev
d_nedelchev earned 250 total points
ID: 36543969
Check if there is an IP address specified in the properties of the website in the IIS management console. If there is try setting it to default "(All Unassigned)".
0
Efficient way to get backups off site to Azure

This user guide provides instructions on how to deploy and configure both a StoneFly Scale Out NAS Enterprise Cloud Drive virtual machine and Veeam Cloud Connect in the Microsoft Azure Cloud.

 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wannabecraig
ID: 36543974
I have tried both ways, still the same issue.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wannabecraig
ID: 36544024
Should I be using this string to connect:

10.10.10.x/hostheader.htm?
0
 
LVL 11

Accepted Solution

by:
Sanjay Santoki earned 250 total points
ID: 36544037
Hello,

You can try it out.
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:wannabecraig
ID: 36544109
Yeah, when I removed  the host header on one of the sites and just put the server name into the browser address bar it goes straight to that site. So it's the host header that's causing the issue.  Problem is because we have several site on that server I need to use host headers.

What now?
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

What is an ISAPI filter?   •      It's an assembly (.dll file) that can add or change the way IIS works.   •      They can be enabled globally for your web server or on a site-by-site basis.   When the IIS server receives a request, enabling the ISAPI fi…
Foreword This article was written many years ago, in the days when PHP supported the MySQL extension (http://php.net/manual/en/function.mysql-connect.php).  Today (http://php.net/manual/en/migration70.removed-exts-sapis.php) you would not use MySQL…
A short tutorial showing how to set up an email signature in Outlook on the Web (previously known as OWA). For free email signatures designs, visit https://www.mail-signatures.com/articles/signature-templates/?sts=6651 If you want to manage em…
Finds all prime numbers in a range requested and places them in a public primes() array. I've demostrated a template size of 30 (2 * 3 * 5) but larger templates can be built such 210  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7) or 2310  (2 * 3 * 5 * 7 * 11). The larger templa…

740 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question