Localhost is an address/term used for testing connection to the local host (current computer) used for some network troubleshooting

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postfix allow localhost only local users

I have a little problem. I am offering some clients access to my server in order to execute own scripts (of course in their own chroot environment, etc...). The problem which occured today: Some ...
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localhost:3306 is giving ERR_CONECTION_RESET [closed]

i've installed xampp and trying to configure openfire and while checking localhost:3306 is giving connection reset error on browser ERR_CONNECTION_RESET
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Cannot copy a local file to live server over a port other than 22 [closed]

I am trying to copy a file from my computer to my server through scp command. I have changed the default sshd port from 22 to 36871. Now, the problem is when I issue the scp command over port 36871, I ...
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Will it detriment my security if I allow all connections from localhost through iptables?

Under my current configuration, iptables will block every inbound connection, even if coming from localhost. In some cases, I need localhost to connect to itself. If I create a rule that allows all ...
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bad localhost resolution on linux [closed]

$ dig @127.0.0.1 localhost $ dig @127.0.0.1 localhost. ;localhost. IN A ;; ANSWER SECTION: localhost. 604800 IN A 127.0.0.1 ;; AUTHORITY SECTION: localhost. 604800 IN NS ...
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What is the 'play' host?

I tested the following on a Ubuntu machine. The command ping play results in PING play (127.0.53.53) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 127.0.53.53: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 time=0.029 ms 64 bytes ...
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Rtmplite and Open Broadcaster Software

I'm messing around with Rtmplite (found here), a Python implementation of an RTMP server. I'm doing this because I have an old computer running SunOS 5.10 that I want to use to stream a friend's ...
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How to set up Apache2 on different local development environments to use the same artificial host name?

I have two development environments: PC at work (env1), laptop at home (env2). Both machines run Ubuntu 15.10 with Apache 2.4.12. Once finished, the project shall be deployed to a public web server ...
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How to map apache to use an index file inside another directory in www/html/ without reflecting on url

Apache version: 2.4 OS: Ubuntu 14.04 I am not sure whether I wrote the heading correctly. My index file is located at some directory (say /var/www/html/new/ ) rather than the default apache root. ...
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Apache Sub domain Redirects to LocalHost

I have the following in my httpd.conf file (snippets only): Listen 80 Listen localhost:80 DocumentRoot "c:/web" <Directory "c:/web"> DirectoryIndex index.html index.php Options Indexes ...
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How to test GeoIP .dat librairie in local

I'm on a projet where I have to implement GeoIP on a Redhat Apache instance. For now, i'm only testing the configuration in local. Here it is : <IfModule mod_geoip.c> GeoIPEnable On ...
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Port 80: connection refused. How to fix on Mac OSX? [duplicate]

I've noticed some issues with Apache virtual hosts on two Macs that otherwise have the same kind of set up (in terms of httpd.conf, vhosts, hosts etc.) On one Mac, virtual hosts are served without a ...
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Localhost or real hostname (real IP)

Lets suppose that I need to send data from one services to other on the same host. For this I can use localhost:port or real.domain.name:port (lets think that it cached or can be resolved by local ...
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dnsmasq causes “Bad request syntax”

I need to wildcard localhost for dev purpose and I'm really green on dns and network things. With wildcard localhost I mean that I need to test my python and node.js applications with: localhost.dev, ...
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Mongoose hang waiting for localhost

I'm using Mongoose on Windows 10, localhost is unreliable. I have tried almost all hosts file combination possible. I have tried almost all qualified names for localhost. Most of the time it just ...
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ssh bind address through multiple hosts

I'm trying to ssh through multiple hosts which works with no problems like so: ssh -t -t user1@host1 ssh -t -t -p 222 user2@host2 Now I would like to use local host for access to a third host and I ...
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Can't reach 127.0.0.1 via Browser(Windows Server 2012R2)

On a Windows Server 2012R2 I can't open the local hosted site via 127.0.0.1, via localhost works. Ping of 127.0.0.1 works also. On a Windows Server 2008R2 it works without any Problems. What could ...
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Cannot access Apache 2 virtual host on localhost

I originally set my web root in /etc/apache2/sites-available/000-default.conf to point to /home/me/www. Due to the requirements of a new project, I need to be able to set /home/me/www/vendor/www as ...
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Is it possible to make apt-cacher not cache specific repositories

We have a environment currently setup with Apt-Cacher and it is working great. I am in the process of making a local Debian repository for custom packages that we crate in house. I can serve the ...
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cant connect esl to freeswitch

im trying to connect an application to FreeSWITCh using ESL. the code is ok (it works on other machines) but on one installation its not connecting. im trying to connect to localhost:8021 but the ...
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how to find proces which is pinging localhost

How can you find the process issuing ping to localhost? While it is not script, where the ping command can be simply grep from process table. I have used wireshark, but it is of no help to find out ...
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IP address differences between two computers on the same local network [closed]

Why does the python command print(socket.gethostbyname(socket.gethostname())) give: 192.168.1.4 on my laptop 127.0.1.1 on my Raspberry PI when they're both on the same local network, and the PI's IP ...
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What exactly is going on when I go to localhost:8080 in my web browser? (Apache Tomcat)

I've spent my career doing all local application programming (C++ applications and whatnot). I'm trying to dig my feet into the web world now, however. I'm using Eclipse (Mars) and Apache Tomcat ...
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Apache Redirect to https except for localhost requests [duplicate]

I want that external requests on my Apache will be redirected to https - RedirectMatch ^/$ https://example.com but when the request comes from localhost the Redirect should point to ...
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When connecting to localhost, does a full SYN, SYN-ACK, ACK handshake still occur?

This question is addressed, primarily for Linux. While I could find the answer myself, I'm hoping someone out there just knows the answer implicitly and can save me some time. If I'm connecting to a ...
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FH_HELO_ALMOST_IP: How to fix HELO for sent e-mails (CentOS 7) [closed]

I've got bad rating of my sent e-mails because of my invalid Helo. I have no idea how to fix it. CentOS 7 On Kimsufi Any ideas? Ok, I've done something and it helps. I've made change here ...
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Local IIS webpage address is IP:PORT - How can i have it set to something more human readable, like teehut.com, on my local network?

I am running windows 7 - installed IIS and created a new site. I set this site to run on port 8080. Currently, if i visit http://192.168.2.150:8080/ or localhost:8080, i can hit my site. Other ...
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Postfix + php translating email addresses sent to local domains to something@localhost.localdomain [closed]

My first question here, if I don't provide sufficient info straight away, please take it easy on me with the downvotes ;-) I'm running a VPS hosted by afterburst.com with OpenVZ I installed and ...
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How to use non-deprecated tools like ss to get process id running on a port?

I am looking for a non-deprecated way of running a command like netstat -tulpn | grep 8000 to output information about an active port. Any suggestions on how to use a tool like ss to get the process ...
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Apache 2.2 won't start with an ipv6 address [closed]

I'm trying to only allow the localhost on a certain folder, it works perfect with ipv4 (Allow from 127.0.0.1) but as soon as I add ipv6 (Allow from [::1]) my Apache won't start anymore. I checked the ...
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Too large 127.0.0.1 connections with nginx - apache2 [duplicate]

I use nginx as proxy-server apache2 and I have a problem with netstat output: $ netstat -ntu | awk '{print $5}' | cut -d: -f1 | sort | uniq -c | sort -n 5 109.195.36.169 6 109.195.33.205 8 ...
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Can't access local apache virtualhost using Chrome [closed]

I have a few virtualhosts on my localhost apache, here's the config of one (the others just change the letters before .localhost) <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin admin@dev.localhost ...
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Accessing Local Web server on my LAN error

I have looked at the other questions related to this on SO, Googled and looked in my Window Logs. I have a local web site on a PC that is DHCP assigned. It is a MVC web site using IIS Manager. On ...
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localhost as computer name

When you set up Windows it requires a computer name, something like Steven-PC. This is the equivalent to hostname on Linux. I noticed that Fedora Linux uses localhost as the default hostname. Would ...
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Ubuntu server does not display any webpage in browser

Initially I was installing wordpress on ubuntu, it does not display wordpress install page, so then I took it off of var/www/html and realize that ubuntu does not display any webpage including the ...
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Failed to connect to 127.0.0.1 port 80

I have running nginx server (doesn't matter which server): $ sudo netstat -tulpn | grep 80 tcp 0 0 0.0.0.0:80 0.0.0.0:* LISTEN 4268/nginx tcp6 0 0 :::80 ...
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localhost != localhost for MySQL/PHP

System: Mac OS X Server 10.6.latest I just switched from the ancient MySQL (<5?) that came with Mac OS X Server to MariaDB 10.1, installed via MacPorts. (That was a whole 'nuther barrel of fun...) ...
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Port redirection with iptables to localhost / blocking the destination port

I like to forward all traffic coming to 80 to be redirected to 8000. I used iptables -tnat -A PREROUTING -p tcp -m tcp --dport 80 -j REDIRECT --to-ports 8000 But then port 8000 is still open to ...
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OS X 10.10 Localhost Environment using nginx, mysql, and php via Homebrew

I am running Mac OSX 10.10 Yosemite with homebrew. I was using a localhost environment using MAMP and I wanted something that was less of a resource hog and without all the bloated extras. I have ...
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Can't reach iis server via external ip

I am using aws from amazon and I have iis intalled on my server. I have created a test site but I can't reach it using external ip address. It is only reachable throught http://localhost- and ...
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psping to localhost - improve throughput

I'm using following psping command to measure the bandwith throughput for localhost on a physical server psping -4 -b -l 8k -n 20000 localhost:1234 The throughput is around 150MB/s wich isn't all ...
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Proxmox on localhost network + 32 bits host

I'm working in installing Proxmox on localhost network. Installing the PVE kernel works fine : root@localhost:~# uname -a Linux localhost 2.6.32-14-pve #1 SMP Sat Sep 22 08:55:13 EST 2012 i686 ...
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Windows server DNS resolves localhost for (some) foreign IPs

I have 2 Windows Server 2008 R2 DNS Servers which share the domain xyz.wan and reside in the 192.168.50.0/24 subnet of my network. Connected via IPSec VPN site-to-site are some other subnets ...
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Why does mail always come from @localhost on my ubuntu server from exim4? [closed]

I have an up-to-date Ubuntu Server (14.04.01) and want to be able to send out status e-mails. I've also got 2 other computers running Debian Sid. I have exim4 installed on all 3. I've gone through ...
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“Connection to host lost” on telnet to port 25 [closed]

i installed smtp4dev to test receive mails in my localserver(xampp) for the registration form here: https://github.com/panique/php-login note: localserver is on port: 8080 my php.ini file for SMTP ...
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Bind9 DNS resolves full domain to localhost

I have set up a Bind9 DNS server on my development VM which is running Debian Wheezy. My addresses resolve from my host machine (Win7) to my dev VM, and I can ping from there. Internally on the VM, I ...
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Getting 503 when trying to run Classic ASP on Win7 and IIS7.5

I am being asked to resurrect a classic ASP application for temporary use. Wonderful. Well, the pay's the same, so I am now trying to get the thing to run on my localhost so I can test it and so on. ...
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Centos services cannot bind on localhost but find on * or specific ip address

I've got a VPS with Centos 6.4 installed. I used to have a VPS at Digital Ocean that when I start PostgreSQL or Monit that bind to localhost, they all work fine. But on the new VPS, when I have ...
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HTML served from localhost is being modified by ISP [closed]

I took my laptop to a local restaurant yesterday to do some work setting up a new web app. I get the server in place, and created a simple HTML page: <html> <body>Hello, ...
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DNS Server VS DNS Record [closed]

This question is to clarify a fundamental concept so that I can properly understand an error message. My server threw a warning message that implored me to: add 127.0.0.1 to the list of DNS ...