On Tuesday 17 June 2003 07:31 am, Scott Harman wrote: > I tend to use virtual hosts and internal DNS for testing - > Where it almost becomes a moot point. > > i.e. > Creating www.example.com > Test environment is created at dev.example.com as a virutal host in > apache. well said. also instead of mucking with DNS (or if you don't have an internal DNS) you can use port #'s for your virtual host... > to enable this i have added direcories to my wwwroot and test away using > http://localhost/project1 etc... > so http://localhost:8088/ would point to the project1/ working directory. This is how we set up most of our dev and staging servers. And then use root-based links. Works fine in IIS too.