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I have 2 clients on my LAN that I'm trying to get to "see" each other. The first as follows


Default gateway
Preferred DNS server


Default gateway
Preferred DNS server

On computer1 I have a webserver and application server running. This works fine on http://localhost:8500 and on however I cannot ping from computer2 ( I can connect to using Remote Desktop).

I thought I would be able to connect the web server via browser from computer2 at but I cannot.

How can I work out whats going on?

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This is much more of a question for Super User, not Server Fault. – Jed Daniels Jul 14 '11 at 21:04
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Windows firewall blocks ping by default. Either enable ping to pass though or disable the firewall.

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Doh! Windows firewall on computer1 needed the port 8500 opening – Saul Jul 14 '11 at 21:12

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