localhost does not require network connection, using an IP address requires that the network can locate your machine by that address. Perhaps there is a firewall that blocks port 8080 or other impediment. As Lionel says, try pinging that address. Bill
Joined: Jan 29, 2006
I am able ping my machine from my machine but not from other machine..
How to check any firewall for port 8080 ( Windows XP)?
subject: Tomcat: http://IPaddress:8080/ not working