test.ipaddress on dedicated hosting windows 2008 iis7

Posted on 2012-09-13
Last Modified: 2012-09-16
I am using iis7 mananger
dedicated hosting windows server 2008

I know how to iis7 manager create bindings to have a subdomain for a domain name (

but can I create a subdomain for an ip address

the ip address uses the folder with files
which I can see on a browser

but when I create http://subdomain.ipaddress
I see Firefox can't find the server at test.ipaddress

I also tried editing port and clicking browse

iis7 manager dedicated hosting
Question by:rgb192
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    Accepted Solution


    I've emulate your scenario in my V-environment.

    It will work for me. I've just done host entry to access the website.

    and it will accessible from any browser.

    Author Comment

    What are the steps you used

    Author Closing Comment

    I asked IF this is possible and you answered yes and provided the environment

    I have a similar question of which I ask HOW is this possible
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    Expert Comment


    I've just enter host header as you given above in screenshot.

    and make host entry in local desk for that server.

    and it is working....

    Author Comment

    I tried 'my ip address, and all unassigned' in the ip address drop down menu

    What should i put in host name
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    Expert Comment


    I've provided host name as  <test.>

    And host entry done in my local desk as below

    192.168.x.x       test.

    and it is working. I haven't tried direct IP address in host-header. If your requirement
    is like that then let me know I've to simulate again for that scenario.

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