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Re: HTTP request working via hostname but not via IP address
From: "Arjun Venkatraman" <arjunishere () gmail com>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 15:47:33 +0100

Hi all,

I have a pretty basic sort of problem. While sending an HTTP request
to a machine using a VBScript, when I mention the hostname in the URL,
the request goes through smoothly. However, when I mention the IP
address explicitly, the request does not go through. I have confirmed
he IP address multiple times to make sure the error is not a typo.

If the machine name had not been accessible, I would have concluded
that the DNS query was the problem. But with the hostname working and
the IP not working I am stumped.

Any ideas?



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