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Re: HTTP request working via hostname but not via IP address
From: "Javier Liendo" <javier () liendo net>
Date: Sun, 7 May 2006 22:06:55 -0500

hello arjun

check if the website is a virtual website...most probably it is and
that is the reason you can only get at it with the hostname and not
the IP address...

regards

javier

On 5/5/06, Arjun Venkatraman <arjunishere () gmail com> wrote:
 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?

Cheers

Arjun

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