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I have a local site which is running at I have set up the iis config to point to the correct folder.

When i enter the following entry in my hosts folder

it doesnt work. However, if i enter


it works fine, however Chrome wont permit this unless i specifically enable IPv6 (which dissapears after i restart the browser). Why isn't the default ( working?


Site is bound to All Available IPs, on port 80.
OS is Windows 7

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What do you mean by "Chrome won't permit this"? Chrome has no problems with IPv6 that I'm aware of. – Michael Hampton Aug 7 '13 at 22:10
If you go to chrome://net-internals/#dns and set Enable IPv6, then when you restart the browser, it is disabled again. If i set this setting, it works, if i dont, it doesnt. – David Colwell Aug 8 '13 at 1:00
Did you bind the site to a IPv4 address? – Ignacio Vazquez-Abrams Aug 8 '13 at 1:36
What OS are you running? Does simply using the ip address on its own work? – Journeyman Geek Aug 8 '13 at 1:57
@IgnacioVazquez-Abrams, How do you bind specifically to an ipv4 address? – David Colwell Aug 8 '13 at 2:08

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