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Getting restore of sharepoint server working

Posted on 2014-12-16
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Taken a copy of our virtual sharepoint server and moved to another backup machine on a test network.

It all seems to be running. BUT I cant access sharepoint via the web interface. ( I did have to change server IP though).

I've tried http://<server IP> but nothing. Obviously the http://hostname is not going to work because the dns server is not available.

What to check first? I can't even seem to access on local server using localhost (or server IP).

Any ideas?
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by:Jayaraja Jayaraman
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run the config wiz
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by:Walter Curtis
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Check bindings in IIS. The cloned server may still have the configuration of the original server.
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Ended up changing IP back to that of original sharepoint server and it all worked ok then.
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Changed ip back to original
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