How can I access my XP IIS web server from the Mac?

Discussion in 'Parallels Desktop for Mac' started by rodrigo74, May 5, 2007.

  1. rodrigo74


    Hi there

    I installed IIS on my Windows XP virtual machine, and from Windows I can open the browser and go to http://localhost/default.aspx and see the default page, no problems. It also works when I replace localhost with the assigned Windows IP, which is (I'm using bridged networking).

    Now I would like to see this page from Firefox and Safari in my Mac, but it seems that it won't see Windows' IP. I tried to ping on the console and it won't find it.

    I tried to change to shared networking (then the IP became, but no success either.

    I wonder if anyone tried a similar task, and how it was solved? It _should_ be something simple to figure out, but I'm stuck! :confused:
    Last edited: May 5, 2007
  2. Leauki


    Switch to bridged Ethernet, write down the VM's IP address, connect to that IP from Mac OS.
  3. rodrigo74


    Thanks for the reply, but that's what I've tried, I went to windows command prompt, typed ifconfig, got

    My Mac can't see this IP though, not even ping it.

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