Windows ONC server names not resolved

RESOLVED EXPIRED

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RESOLVED EXPIRED
13 years ago
12 years ago

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(Reporter: Ingo Thomas, Assigned: Ben Goodger (use ben at mozilla dot org for email))

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13 years ago
User-Agent:       Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; rv:1.7.3) Gecko/20040913 Firefox/0.10.1

In our intranet we refer to local sites using URLs like

http://d1s12/apps/like/data/it/optisim.nsf?OpenDatabase

Firefox refuses to resolve URLs of that type and simply does nothing. 
The only way I found to force firefox to display intranet sites is to 
change the URL to something preceded by file://///, for instance,

file://///d1s07/upgm/Process/Optisim/General/doc/prd/steadystate/v7110/frame.html

which looks strange to me.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:

Actual Results:  
Firefox simply did nothing when I entered 

http://d1s12/apps/like/data/it/optisim.nsf?OpenDatabase


Expected Results:  
Display the site.

Comment 1

13 years ago
You mean UNC ... please correct the summary.
See bug 70871 comment 13 for details of file://///host/path (you can also use
file:///\\host/path). Runs on your host "d1s12" a web server? If not, http:// is
incorrect and you have to use the file:/// syntax because you access a local
file and not a server document. Same for IE. Or do you mean file://host/path
(which works with IE)?

Summary: Windows ONC server names not resolved → Windows ONC server names not resolved
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Status: UNCONFIRMED → RESOLVED
Last Resolved: 12 years ago
Resolution: --- → EXPIRED
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