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I've got a domain hosted under godaddy.com. I set it up so that subdomain.mysite.com points to a different server which uses Windows/IIS (say for example ip 1.1.1.1). When I go to the subdomain I get no errors, but no webpage loads.

In IIS under the default website I added a bindings for subdomain.mysite.com with the ip of 1.1.1.1, but still nothing loads, just a totally blank page. In the developer window on Chrome on the Network tab there are no HTTP errors.

I know for sure the subdomain host is working correctly because when I ping my subdomain, the correct IP shows.

What am I missing to get this working? Is there something to change in the DNS? Right now in the DNS manager, there are no zones for anything.

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Does it work when the bindings are 0.0.0.0? What do your logs say? –  Somantra Jul 2 '12 at 21:02
    
@Somantra No it doesn't work when bindings are 0.0.0.0. Which logs should I be looking at in the Event Manager? I can't find anything that would indicate what's going on. –  DOTang Jul 2 '12 at 21:23
    
The System Log (Look for W3SVC or ASP.NET and similar errors) and W3SVC Logs (Confirm HTTP Request/Response). You may want to try and view a simple plain html page and see if that loads vs .ASPX or whatever. Look here to find the W3SVC logs: serverfault.com/questions/91673/… –  Somantra Jul 2 '12 at 21:32
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Make sure you have HTTP logging enabled too: technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc754631(v=ws.10).aspx . If it wasn't enabled, make some more requests and then view the log again. –  Somantra Jul 2 '12 at 21:48
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This guy has the right idea, except don't run in production as admin: obligious.blogspot.com/2011/12/iis-returns-blank-page.html –  Somantra Jul 2 '12 at 21:52

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Well I just got the server and it was barebones minimum setup. As such the majority of IIS role services were not installed. Once I installed Static Content (and a plethora of others), it worked!

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