Solved

Problem accessing  web site by IP address

Posted on 2014-02-23
3
354 Views
Last Modified: 2014-03-13
Problem accessing web site by IP address
I currently have a Windows 2008 Server running IIS 7, currently the sites running under IIs are running properly but have just installed a Web base program that runs a thin client for its web page. On the local server I can access the web page by going to [http://localhost/APFW/] but I can’t access it by going to
http://internal IP-Adddress/APFW/, I do notice that when the page comes up the URL changes to [http://localhost/APFW/default.aspx?ReturnUrl=%2fapfw], are there any binding I need to connect in the application pools or any ideal how I should troubleshoot this?

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:ahmad1467
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 28

Accepted Solution

by:
becraig earned 500 total points
ID: 39881389
The site might have a binding to the loopback address only.

I would suggest opening the website in iis manager and editing the bindings to have it answer on the internal ip you want it to respond on:

run - inetmgr
click on the website (I am assuming you have a single website configured)
on the right click on edit bindings
Then select the port (port 80) click on the drop down box (IP Addresses) and  select all unassigned.

If you have multiple sites, then you need to select the IP you want to use for this.
0
 
LVL 28

Expert Comment

by:becraig
ID: 39896401
Were you able to test the steps above ?


Did you face any issues or do you have any new concerns.
0
 

Author Comment

by:ahmad1467
ID: 39926397
I had to change the port number
0

Featured Post

6 Surprising Benefits of Threat Intelligence

All sorts of threat intelligence is available on the web. Intelligence you can learn from, and use to anticipate and prepare for future attacks.

Join & Write a Comment

To properly understand GitHub, let’s divide it into two words ‘Git’ and ‘Hub’. Git is basically a ‘Distribution Version Control’ (DVC) and ‘Source Code Management’ (SCM) system widely used by software programmers while Hub means the efficient centre…
A publishing tool, a Version Control System, or a Collaboration Platform! These can be some of the defining words for the two very famous web-hosting Git repositories: Bitbucket and Github. Git is widely used amongst the programmers and developers f…
Use Wufoo, an online form creation tool, to make powerful forms. Learn how to choose which pages of your form are visible to your users based on their inputs. The page rules feature provides you with an opportunity to create if:then statements for y…
Learn how to set-up PayPal payment integration in your Wufoo form. Allow your users to remit payment through PayPal upon completion of your online form. This is helpful for collecting membership payments, customer payments, donations, and more.

708 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

Need Help in Real-Time?

Connect with top rated Experts

12 Experts available now in Live!

Get 1:1 Help Now