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Last post Aug 25, 2011 10:14 AM by ChrisSfanos

  • I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 12:00 PM|zinobios|LINK

     I have connect two pc (192.168.2.2 and 192.168.2.3 ) in a router (with wan connection) and i publish a site (http://192.168.2.2:8080) with web matrix at the first pc. .At the browser of first pc i see the site (http://192.168.2.2:8080) but at the second pc not.
    What must i do so i can see this site at the browser of the second pc ?

     

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 01:36 PM|HCamper|LINK

    Hi,

    If you look at Microsoft Support http://support.microsoft.com/kb/228760 

    "How to use a Hosts file to test a site that uses host headers on an Intranet"

    You can manually edit the Hosts file for both PC machines

     with Entries for IP Address with  Host Name. Each machine needs to have the modifed Hosts file.

    The Hosts file method and the addresses your using are limited to use in intranets.

    If you Search Wikipedia for  TCP / IP Suite and Domains with DNS topics you can learn more.

    Martin

     

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  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 01:47 PM|zinobios|LINK

    Sorry for my english !
     My interest is only about intranet (create a local Intranet page and simply host it from my server - with web matrix) . Is it possible ? How can do this ?

    I dont want to change something at the others pc .

    (With FileMaker (Instant web publishing) i write at the other pc the http://192.168.2.2:8080 and i see the database online at internet with the browser of the second pc.)

     

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 01:58 PM|HCamper|LINK

    Hi,

    Your problems are Basic Networking IP Adresss Host Names DNS and how this works for Web Servers.

    I suggest you watch Web Pro videos http://weblogs.asp.net/owscott/archive/2011/01/29/understanding-iis-bindings.aspx 

                  the topics include Bindings and how Web Servers work.

    Martin

     

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  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 02:15 PM|zinobios|LINK

    But i dont have any problem with File Maker at intranet, This works fine at the other pc.
    I write the "http://192.168.2.2:8080" and i see the page of FileMaker at the other pc without change nothing !

    What is wrong with iis server ? Why works only at the localhost ?

     

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 03:13 PM|HCamper|LINK

    Hi,

    You need to learn more about how the Web Works starting with http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Domain_Name_System DNS.

    You should watch the Web Pro series videos. There is nothing wrong with the IIS Server.

    You need to understand the basics of Networking http://www.starlancs.com/EducateMe/educate_ip_address_basics.html .

    Martin

     

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  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 03:18 PM|zinobios|LINK

     My interest is about intranet and not web.

    Please answer my question "why FileMaker server works and iis not ? " 

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 03:47 PM|HCamper|LINK

    Hi,

    The intranet still requires knowing how IP Addresses and DNS operate.

    The third party vendor File Maker is another Web Server uses their server with database and technology.

    The File Maker Server is not the same as IIS Server or IIS Express.

    Web Sharing:  Every copy of FileMaker Pro includes a small web server that allows you to share your FileMaker Pro files on the Internet so that anyone with a compatible web browser can access them.

      This technology is called Instant Web Publishing.  Instant Web Publishing requires no knowledge of HTML or other web technologies.

      FileMaker Pro automatically converts your layouts and business logic into browser compatible layouts."

     

    Martin

     



     

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  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 03:55 PM|zinobios|LINK

    Please answer : what can i do so can i see at the other pc the pages from the first pc (server) ?

    Is it possible this, without change something at the second pc ?

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 04:05 PM|HCamper|LINK

    Hi,

    You can via No-IP http://www.no-ip.com/services/managed_dns/free_dynamic_dns.html and get Public IP Address

          and only allow intranet machines access.

    Look at this from another user http://forums.iis.net/t/1180768.aspx .

    Martin

     

     

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  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 08:35 PM|zinobios|LINK

     I created a no-ip account and i select a host name.
    What are the steps that i must follow at webmatrix and how only allow intranet machines access ?

     

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 09:33 PM|HCamper|LINK

    Ok,

    I assume you went through the no-ip getting started guides.

    Then use this http://learn.iis.net/page.aspx/869/using-the-windows-system-tray-to-manage-websites-and-applications/ 

    guide and fill-in the Host Name and the IP Address in Figures 1-6 from the no-ip.

    Then using Windows Fire Wall create Inbound rule http://superuser.com/questions/48343/what-are-inbound-and-outbound-rules-for-windows-firewall 

    for the Web Server and add the IP Address you want to allow access and deny any others.

    You still should look at the videos.

    Martin

     

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  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 09:48 PM|zinobios|LINK

     Created a hostname = hostname.no-ip.org and i added at webmatrix , but at the other pc i dont see nothing.

    I have open the webmatrix and i go to my sites - settings : what must i write  at http://  field at settings ?

    Can you please explain me all the steps that must i do from the beggining ?

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 23, 2011 11:44 PM|zinobios|LINK

    The true is that i am connected via proxy server and i want to create a web server at the network (intranet).

    Unfortunatelly the no-ip client  dont work.

    What you suggest me ?

  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 24, 2011 01:22 AM|HCamper|LINK

    Hi,

    Look at the instructions in Web Matrix Thread  http://forums.iis.net/t/1179132.aspx .

    You have a link to the Web Pro Series videos starting with Bindings that explains how this all works.

    Martin

     

     

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  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 24, 2011 06:46 PM|simtan|LINK

    All right, hold on. I want to understand what exactly you are trying to do.

    You have two computers; is one of those actually a web server running IIS? Or are you just trying to see your website from both computers?

    When you "Run" your website from WebMatrix, you are running a local web server that is only available from that computer. It is a development environment; it is not meant to host websites publicly. If you absolutely must access your website while using this local instance of WebMatrix, you need to take special steps to enable other computers to access your local web server.

    Instead, I would recommend that you "Publish" to a web hosting provider, so your site would be public on the Internet.

    Simon Tan
    Program Manager
    Web Platform and Tools
  • Re: I dont see the site at my network

    Aug 25, 2011 10:14 AM|ChrisSfanos|LINK

    Or, if you only want to share it between 2 local computers, install the application to IIS (instead of IIS Express/WebMatrix).  Using WebPI, you can select either IIS or IIS Express (click the Options link at the bottom of the main WebPI UX).  WebPI will install all the IIS components required and then you can go about properly configuring your IIS instance for viewing the site from multiple computers

    IIS Express is only intended for local development and not to host a website (even for internal/small network) scenarios. 

    Thanks

    Chris

    Chris Sfanos
    Web Platform Installer PM