web url for server name

Posted on 2011-10-04
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
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?
Question by:mhamer
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    Expert Comment

    Does that machine have more than 1 IP address.  
    Maybe the Website config in IIS is bound to IP  
    If you ping nameofserver do you get the correct IP?
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    Accepted Solution

    try to telnet machinename 80
    if not ok check your machine firewall
    LVL 11

    Expert Comment

    Check that, in the website, in IIS, that there is a binding record for "nameofserver"


    Author Closing Comment

    hi thanks, was hips, never had that happen before. threw me a bit.


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