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

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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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main Apache Virtual Host not working, but subdomains do

I have a WordPress Multisite installation, with quite a few subdomain sites set up. These all work perfectly fine, however the main domain doesn't work. It doesn't even show a white screen, or any ...
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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 ...
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Serving assets on two different ports

I have one PHP app running on localhost port 80 and another running on port 81. Pointing the browser to http://localhost runs the first app and all of its assets: js, css, imgs in the /assets folder. ...
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DNS does not route properly to WAN NIC when dnscrypt is used

I have a Windows 2003 server with AD integrated DNS. I'm trying to configure the server to make outgoing (forwarded) DNS requests through dnscrypt proxy instead of through the normal TCP/UDP 53. I ...
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browser downloads site page on nginx server

I have a wordpress copy on nginx on my localhost. when I wants to open it with browser, the browser just downloads a php file and does not open the site. my /etc/nginx/nginx.conf file cotains: user ...
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ipfw rules not affecting localhost

I am having an issue getting ipfw to configure network delay on traffic on localhost (WinXP). I wrote a very basic batch file with the following commands ipfw pipe 3 config delay 300ms ipfw add pipe ...
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Can't access localhost on a VM Windows Server 2012 Azure

Hi I'm new to VM Technology. I have a Microsoft Bizspark Account with Azure on it. I created a Virtual Machine, Windows Server 2012 and installed Xampp on it. Yeah I know it would be better to use IIS ...
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How to setup testing environment for local HTTPS website?

I'm developing a web application on a local Ubuntu machine. Some IE8 users have problems with Javascript when the application is loaded over SSL. To debug this issue, I need to reproduce the problem. ...
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Self-signed EV SSL certificate [closed]

I have a ton of testing projects going on in my localhost apache server. I have SSL installed on my localhost. Call me a freak (and I wouldn't mind it because this is totally pointless), but I would ...
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Set up postmaster using Postfix on Ubuntu 14.04

I am in need of serious help. I have been on Google, Stackoverflow, Postfix's website and numerous forums. I am officially stuck, I even tried to replicate another machine's config files. The ...
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ubuntu 127.0.0.1 not working, going timeout

Today i've restarted my ubuntu 11.04 server and now the 127.0.0.1 is not working anymore, it still loading for a while and then timeout. I've tried to make a traceroute and this is the result ...
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SMTP - Apache SOLR - Localhost to Server

I'm developing a single page application (ajax-php-mysql) using XAMPP (localhost). The app needs to be able to send out quite a few emails per day, not anything crazy like 100,000 but I do suspect it ...
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Apache on both host's localhost and VM's localhost

I'm using Windows 7 as host OS and xUbuntu installed on/as VM using Virtual Box in forementioned Win 7. I have Apache installed on both systems. I use Windows 7 Apache for my personal projects and I ...
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Access IIS 8 Localhost from internet [closed]

i want access my localhost(IIS 8 On Windows 8) from outside using internet access. I get my public ip from whatismyip.org (202.67.xx.xx) and follow this link to open a port(80,443,8081-8082). So i ...
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Connect to Mysql from internet works, but when i try from mysql query browser it's failed (Err. 2003)

i can connect to mysql-phpmyadmin throught internet from browser(i.e google chrom), but when i try it from mysql query browser it's always failed. It's always show error 2003. i already created ...
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IIS7 localhost default location troubles

new member here and am stuck with an IIS7 issue. I'm running Windows Server 2008 with IIS7 and my sites are located under C:\inetpub\wwwroot. I have a few sites running with host headers on there but ...
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Arbitrary loopback ip addresses besides 127.0.0.1

I am developing a web app that has to produce different output based on ip. For testing and during development it would help a lot if I could have more loopback ip addresses besides 127.0.0.1. Is ...
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Setting up Virtual Hosts in XAMPP on Windows [closed]

I'm having trouble setting up some virtual hosts using XAMPP. The machine name is server02.bb.net and is only accessible on the Intranet. I want other machines on the network to be able to see the ...
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tftp times out on localhost

On the same server, I can't connect to my in.tftp over localhost name: $ tftp localhost -c put test.file && echo Sent\! Transfer timed out. $ tftp 127.0.0.1 -c put test.file && echo ...
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apache/vhosts how to specify what project is loaded at 127.0.0.1

I run MAMP on my mac book and have many projects. I use a single httpd-vhosts.conf for all my vhost configs. In one of my apps I need to have a 3rd party API redirect to my app at 127.0.0.1/[route]. ...
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New Relic JavaScript

I have a problem, I was logged in at New Relic, but didn't install anything. After that, my Chrome suddenly adds a weird JavaScript snippet to my localhost only, on AMPPS. How to get rid of this, as ...
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Can I set up port forwarding to emulate not just a port but another IP address?

I am running a proprietary Windows application which functions like a server. You install the program, and then it broadcasts itself over port 13083. The program is web-based, so it's accessed ...
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nginx with php-fpm downloading php files rather than executing them on mac os x (local environment)

I'm having trouble getting PHP files to execute on my local development machine. I seem to have successfully installed nginx and php-fpm also seems to be correctly installed, and running but can't ...
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IIS refuses connection to localhost and 127.0.0.1

I am unable to connect to localhost and http:// 127.0.0.1 on one of my machines. However http://machinename works. This results in the Windows Token Application being not able to issue tokens, ...
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Running localhost webapp projects under domain name using fiddler2

I have a Tomcat server running on my local dev machine(running Windows8) & I use fiddler2 to assign an alias to localhost as my domain name (www.mydomainName.com), so my application webpages open ...
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Spoof database connection to be local instead of remote

I am trying to connect one of our clients "as is" programs to a remote database instead of a local one, they think that they have coded it to work that way, but for some reason the program crashes ...
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DNAT from localhost (127.0.0.1)

I'd like to set up a TCP DNAT from 127.0.0.1, port 4242 to 11.22.33.44, port 5353 on Linux 3.x (currently 3.2.52, but I can upgrade if needed). It looks like the simple DNAT rule setup doesn't work, ...
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Bypass IIS Basic Authentication for localhost

I'd like to have a website authenticated with basic auth, but then also allow the website to access itself locally. That is, I want to allow unauthenticated access only from localhost. In IIS I have ...
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Ubuntu server not using localhost IP for internal communication

I am using Ubuntu Server 13.04 on my mail system. I am just setting the Postfix and Amavis. In every config for communication I am using 127.0.0.1 as IP address to pass mails to amavis. When I look to ...
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Bind9 as a caching resolver fails with mismatch ID on localhost but not external IP

I'm running Ubuntu 12.04 LTS on a machine on my private network. I have bind9 installed (v9.8.1-P1) via aptitude, so it appears to have put all the bits in the right places and the service starts ...
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PHPMailer script stopped working with cryptic SMTP error messages

I am trying to send mail in a PHP script via the PHPMailer library. The following code has successfully sent emails in the past without warnings: function mail_attachment($filename, $path, $mailto, ...
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Forwarding the endpoint (at localhost) of an SSH -L tunnel to another machine

Even after long searching and trying I'm not able to solve the following puzzle: Client A --------------------------> Server B (172.26.15.15/24) ssh -L 4321:localhost:4321 Server C ...
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Bingbot spoof localhost ip

So here is a fun one. I'm getting bingbot requests at a certain time everyday that kill the server. Here is the request: 127.0.0.1 - - [14/Sep/2013:08:18:49 -0500] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 82810 "-" ...
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Point IP Address to /var/www/ localhost

I am paying for a Virtual Private Server with Linode. I recently set it up with apache to host two different websites. Now that I've added the sites, I can no longer access my index.html file at ...
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Apache 2.2 server stopped after adding code for virtual domain name

i am developing a website on Apache 2.2 local server. The site is still in development stage. I wanted to get a custom domain name for my website, so that i could access it as "mysite.local" or ...
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Can't connect to MySQL server on 'localhost' after changing TCP/IP Port

When I change the TCP/IP Port the MySQL Server will listen on port=3306 to port=3808 in my.ini, my Django project works very well. Navicat also can login in to mysql with same user name and password. ...
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Domain and IP should have different DocumentRoot

the Domain points to an IP / Server. But I like to have different documentRoots if the server is accessed via IP or via Domain. Therefore I build this configuration: NameVirtualHost *:80 ...
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Don't manage to set up iptables rules for client/server socket exchange on localhost

I am a client/server-IPC-iptables near-newbbie. I have made my homeworks deeply during one year and thought this should work : # cat /root/firewall/iptable | nocomment iptables -F iptables -F -t nat ...
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Redirect localhost requests to a Linux container

I run some linux container on my ubuntu host. Each one of them are running a webapp. To be able to access these webapps, I use iptables to forward port: sudo iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -p tcp ...
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DNS server can't resolve localhost name

I'm trying to set up an Apache server on my RHEL6.4 vm and can't because dnsmasq can't recognize the hostname for some reason: nslookup rhel64.example.com Server: xxx.xxx.xx.1 Address: ...
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Can the name “localhost” in a virtual machine be mapped to IP of host machine?

I have a virtual machine image (using Virtual PC) of Windows XP/IE6 from Microsoft's "modern IE" website. This virtual machine is hosted by a Windows 7 machine. I have a local web application on the ...
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reroute tcp connections to remote server so that they connect to localhost instead

I have a script that tries to connect to a remote mysql server and I want to modify the vm it runs in so that instead of the remote ip, the connection will be forwarded to localhost. Can anybody tell ...