Take the 2-minute tour ×
Super User is a question and answer site for computer enthusiasts and power users. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I'm trying to setup a basic website (static HTML file) on my computer (Windows 8 Pro) for testing. I can access the website from my local computer and from other computers on the domain, however I can't access it via any computer not connected to the domain (even if it is computer connected to the network but not joined to the domain).

I have setup port forwarding on the router. If I set the router to redirect port 80 to another computer on the network it works.

I have turned off the firewall completly to rule it out of the tests.

I have turned on anon. authentication and have set it to use my credentials.

When I try to connect to it from a computer that is not joined to the domain it refuses the connection. What else do I need to setup?

share|improve this question
    
What error do you get? Check the IIS logs for the request that failed and note the status 40x and also the sub-status, the number next to it. See support.microsoft.com/kb/943891/en-US for the meaning of the sub-statuses. –  Peter Hahndorf Dec 9 '12 at 20:59
    
I've got a similar problem, local access to content (HTML, WCF services, etc.), but trying to browse from a remote machine times out with a 502 error –  SteveC Jan 23 '13 at 12:26

1 Answer 1

http://forums.iis.net/t/1188232.aspx

You have to enable the firewall to allow HTTP connections out for public instead of domain.

share|improve this answer
    
Even though the firewall is disabled? –  Greg Oct 1 '13 at 20:52

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.