Re: local access to websites

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Subject: Re: local access to websites
Posted by:  _ (testi…@jacksoncountybank.com)
Date: Fri, 10 Jul 2009

Are the server host-headers set up to accept traffic with that IP and that
hostname?

The security on the local browser is probably screwed down pretty tight on
the local server.  Try adjusting the settings (or just install FireFox).

"jimbo345" <jimbo3…@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:271FCF8E-03AA-49F5-AFF0-28B9281D43…@microsoft.com...
>
> Setup is Windows Server 2008.
>
> Our developer has set up two different internal sharepoint websites with
> different hostheaders connecting to the same IP address on the server.
>
> I have added the A records to the DNS and we can resolve to the websites
> on
> user PC's with no problems.
>
> The problem is, that when we try to access the websites locally on the
> server, we get the normal "Internet explorer cannot display the website"
> error.
>
> I have added the following to the host file:
>
> 127.0.0.1 localhost
> 127.0.0.1 localhost demobox
> 127.0.0.1 localhost sharepoint
>
> The "sharepoint" website will now connect on the local server, but the
> "demobox" website asks for a log in, shows the login box three times and
> then
> just displays a blank page?
>
> Any ideas.
>
> --
> jimbo345

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local access to websites posted by jimbo345 on Fri, 10 Jul 2009