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Server cannot be found

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  • hi all,

    After changing a few things (cosmetics) on the sharepoint team site as the administrator of the site, to my surpirse the sharepoint site cannot be found on client computers (the URL throws a error 404 when visited, so i tried to access the server itself, but it can't be found also.  so i tried a restart of the machine, and then i was presented with this error

     

    Can anyone help?

     

    Thursday, February 22, 2007 8:26 AM

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  • Hi ,

    Work From the server first . Let me know if you have a Host header for the site . Try to open the site with the port # . Browse it from IIS .

    If the issue is with the host header and you have server 2008 OS - then disable the loop back adaptor link given below

    http://support.microsoft.com/kb/896861

    if you are getting 404 then check whether there is any root site created when the web application was created i suppose the error must be page not found .


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    Wednesday, May 09, 2012 9:28 AM