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How Do You Fix the "Error connecting to server <itself>" Error?

The Domino server when it has multiple network cards, sometimes doesn't know how to contact itself and you get messages of the form "Error connecting to server <itself>: Remote system no longer responding". Even though DNS has the IP address for the server, Domino sometimes needs this IP address put in the local hosts file directly. On Windows, this is in the \windows\system32\drivers\etc directory.

Applies to Notes Versions: 5, 6, 6.5, 7, 8, 8.5, 9
Last Modified: January 14, 2009