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Old January 21st, 2008, 05:29 PM
Bob Bedell Bob Bedell is offline
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Should also mention that 'localhost' is a TCP/IP reserved name meaning 'this computer'. It always translates to the loopback IP address 127.0.0.1.

If you direct your web browser to http://localhost it should display the home page (iisstart.htm on IIS 7.0) of the web site (Default Web Site) being served (by IIS) from the computer running the browser, i.e. your computer.

Just think of 'localhost' as an alias for 'C:\Inetpub\wwwroot'.

- Bob