SharePoint 2010 : URL Mapping issue

At times, when you are writing some code or accessing your site and want to use IP address to locate your SharePoint but you see the error below. Follow the steps mentioned to resolve your issue:

The Web application at http://your IP address could not be found. Verify that you have typed the URL correctly. If the URL should be serving existing content, the system administrator may need to add a new request URL mapping to the intended application

  • Add the IP in the Access mapping in SharePoint Central Admin.
  • Select Alternate Access Mapping Collection as your team site.
  • Add Internal URL as your IP and select zone as Intranet.

Installing SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows 7 Home Premium

Follow the following post for installing SharePoint Server 2010 on Windows 7 Home Premium

Follow Step 8 and Step 9 properly as they are very important ones when dealing with Windows 7 Home Premium.
Reason: Win 7 Home Premium does not support Windows authentication as it is available in Professional and Ultimate versions, so in order to make SharePoint run properly you need be extra careful while step 8 and step 9.

However, you have done everything properly and installed SharePoint properly with all its pre-requisites and then when you try to open Central Admin or your root site, you get a blank page, try the following things:
– Go to IIS Manager, and select Sites > SharePoint : 80

– Double Click Authentication and Right Click on Basic Authentication and enable it.

– Try logging in to central admin with your system admin account. If this does not solve your problem, try next one.

– Disabling LoopbackCheck

– Follow Method 2 from this url

Hopefully this will solve your issue.