I've got a device that is connected to a WiFi network. If I use Internet Explorer to try and access an Intranet site, using it's hostname (so using an address of
I get an error displayed:
We're having trouble displaying this page
We're having trouble with the page you're trying to reach and can't open it at the moment.
Try the following:
- Refresh the page or try again later.
Looking at the web server access logs, it doesn't appear to be the case that the phone even attempted to connect.
If I try specifying the IP address, then the page loads fine.
What might be restricting Intranet addresses being reached by host name? could it be related to a lack of mobile reception (even though WiFi reception is good)?