i IP Address - Multiple Domains in IIS

Hello All;

OK, it has been years since I have done this, and I remember getting the error, and fixing it, but I DO NOT remember how I did it.

Win2k3 Server.
Running multiple domains
With a single IP Address, and same Port #

Host Header information (same PORT, same IP)
default websites set as: www.somedomain.com
New website set as: www.anotherdomain.com

OK, the new site, after it is created,
is (Stopped)
When I try to "Start" it.
I get the following error:

IIS was unable to start the site. Another site may already be using the port you configured for this site. Please select a unused port for this site.

So, can someone please share some light on this issue.

Thanks all
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Wayne BarronAuthor, Web DeveloperAsked:
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I don't have experience doing this on a Windows server, but on Apache i'd use Virtual Hosts to accomplish this.

On Apache, i'd get the same error if two domains were using the same port, Virtual Hosts solve this.

I really don't have much more for you, just trying to contribute anything i got.   Hopefully this can point you is a good direction.

Good Luck

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John EastonDirectorCommented:
Your setup looks correct to me.  However, do you have any other sites listed and if so are any set to respond to "All Unassigned" IP Addresses, or the same IP address without a host header?

If so, you either need to Stop this site, give it a host header or change its IP Address.
Wayne BarronAuthor, Web DeveloperAuthor Commented:
It was what was in the link that did it.
Will explain more in other post.

Wayne BarronAuthor, Web DeveloperAuthor Commented:
The link that was provided by: Tailor
The image was the key.
It shows that the Default Website is (Stopped)
And that is what triggered the memory for me.
So, now all is good.
All sites are running.

So. If anyone has this issue, the first thing that you have to do, is (Stop) the [Default Website]
Then you can add multiple domains under the same IP and Port Number.

Thanks again Tailor.
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