IIS error: “The network location cannot be reached..”
If you have change the IP address that an IIS website is pointing to, then find that when you try to restart IIS services you get the error:
The network location cannot be reached.
…you may need to use a utility called httpcfg to tell IIS to listen specifically to the new IP.
To see what IP IIS is listening on, type this in a command prompt:
httpcfg query iplisten
Tell IIS to listen on a new IP address by
httpcfg set iplisten -i [ip address]
To install httpcfg, you may need to download and run Windows Support tools as described here:
It may be enough to restart the application pool and the website, but you may have to reboot the server to get the change to take effect.