Windows Admin Center Can't Get Computer Information

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I am having a problem similar to this one https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/windows-admin-center/now-available-windows-admin-center-1910-... where I installed Windows Admin Center, logged in via my browser on my desktop, and WAC can't get information about the host computer.

 

Whenever I try to visit things under Server Manager like "Services" I get errors like "Error Couldn't query the computer inventory". 

 

My setup is a little different than the example I used. My host named my computer server.example.com so I have to access WAC via the server's IP address because example.com is a website running on the source machine that I need to migrate to the destination machine. When my host asked me to give them a domain name  I just picked one that I planned to host with them. Right now server.example.com is hosted elsewhere, so if WAC tries to query the address https://server.example.com:443 it will of course find a different machine.

 

Is there a way to make WAC search by IP address instead of domain?

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I tried configuring the DNS so that server.example.com is accessible on the destination machine, but even when I access WAC on that machine I still get the same errors.