Adding IP address like host header in IIS 8 shows UI validation error, this worked fine in IIS 7.5 and earlier

There are situations where we have the site specified like below in several configurations, for example like in GPO we specify the location of the Automatic Proxy Configuration script to be at location:http://192.168.172.1/wpad.dat, so to make this not depending on the availability of DNS resolving. In IIS7, we could register the IP address as hostname. If…

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