web url for server name

IIs6   2003

the server name doesnt work as a url

eg  http://localhost/mch  works
http://nameofserver/mch  doesnt work

ping all resolves correctly as does dns  

what might be going wrong?
mhamerAsked:
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chakkoCommented:
Does that machine have more than 1 IP address.  
Maybe the Website config in IIS is bound to IP 127.0.0.1?  
If you ping nameofserver do you get the correct IP?
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EyalCommented:
try to telnet machinename 80
if not ok check your machine firewall
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G_HCommented:
Check that, in the website, in IIS, that there is a binding record for "nameofserver"

GH
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mhamerAuthor Commented:
hi thanks, was hips, never had that happen before. threw me a bit.

cheers
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