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

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Binding services to localhost and using SSH tunnels - can requests be forged?

Given a typical webserver, with Apache2, common PHP scripts and a DNS server, would it be sufficient from a security perspective to bind administration interfaces like phpmyadmin to localhost and ...
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Downloading from wget - folder issue

I have a website - http://myradio1.localhost and the directory is currently empty. The virtual host works fine, no issues there. This is my command I'm using to download the site via wget: wget ...
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Apache log configuration

how to disable apache access log for localhost requests? or for specific IP?
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How do I force BIND9 to bind to a specific IP?

This is my setup: $ ip addr 1: lo: <LOOPBACK,UP,LOWER_UP> mtu 16436 qdisc noqueue state UNKNOWN link/loopback 00:00:00:00:00:00 brd 00:00:00:00:00:00 inet 127.0.0.1/8 scope host lo ...
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Alternative to HOSTS file for virtual hosts?

I am running Windows 7, Apache 2.28 is my version of Apache, localhost and virtual hosts run well. Only one issue - what's the best alternative to using the HOSTS file? I tried DNSKong, but not sure ...
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Setting up Mac localhost mail server on OS X

I was advised that this may be a better location for my question than SO. I've been trying to setup my Mac OS X (10.5.8) to send emails from localhost so that I can test my scripts. I normally get ...
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Cannot get proxy.pac file to get browsers to go DIRECT for localhost

I am gonna throw this problem out into the wild. We have just started using a proxy to log users internet usage against login names. This is setup on ISA Server 2004 (which is on our Internet gateway ...
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Why is Apache returning Service Temporarily Unavailable on local host?

Ok so I am a bit new at all this. I was trying to get php and apache2 running on my localhost and I don't seem to be able to get it to work. I keep getting this message when inputting localhost into ...
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Nginx: All local IP addresses redirect to Nginx

For some reason, any local IP address in the 127.xxx.xxx.xxx range redirects back to the default 'Welcome to nginx!' page. From my experience with Apache, only the 127.0.0.1 IP address would resolve ...
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Localhost stop resolving after a few minutes IIS 7.5

I am running IIS 7.5 on my local machine (Windows 7 Home Premium) and localhost works for about three requests and then stops taking requests. The strange thing is when I switch to calling it with ...
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localhost works 127.0.0.1 does not IIS

Very weird problem on IIS. Never had it before: localhost works, but 127.0.0.1 does not. localhost pings to 127.0.0.1. www.mydomain.com also pings to that IP, which is set up in the hosts file, ...
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Problem with tomcat and getLocalHost exception

I'm running a Linux server named S1 in a "cloud" server, and when tomcat 6.0.24 starts, I get the exception: org.apache.catalina.connector.Connector pause SEVERE: Protocol handler pause failed ...
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Need help setting localhost

Help! I'm trying to convince my Apache to point localhost to /Sites. What am I doing wrong? httpd.conf settings <Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order ...
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IIS7 on localhost: sub-domain can't be seen externally only by local machine

I have setup a site on localhost (Win7 32bit) that can be accessed locally or by other machines on our network using http://meeting-room however the sub-domain http://admin.meeting-room can only be ...
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WAMP - phpmyadmin 403 error from localhost, but not from IP 127.0.0.1? [closed]

I was wondering if anyone can explain this to me. I installed WAMP 2.2. I opened up the dashboard menu, and clicked localhost. I was brought to the WAMP localhost home page. I clicked on ...
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Ubuntu + Nginx 127.0.0.1 works but localhost doesn't

this one is weird, because I don't have any error messages. I have a very basic default file: server { #listen 80; ## listen for ipv4; this line is default and implied #listen [::]:80 ...
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localhost In Outgoing Messages

I have exactly the same problem as this. In a nutshell I am using mime::lite to send admin emails but they appear to be being flagged as spam because localhost[127.0.0.1] appears in the headers. My ...
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Windows Server 2003 - Block port on localhost

We have a misbehaving daemon running on one of our Windows 2003 Servers. It telnets into localhost:5115 I have a feeling that if I can stop it from telnetting into localhost I can get it to fail ...
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setting documentroot in apache

i've set the documentroot in httpd.conf as: DocumentRoot "C:\Users\user1\Documents\WebProjects" if the files are located in WebProjects, they work; however if i create a sub folder [project] in ...
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Why don't ports resolve correctly for localhost and {my server name}?

I set up VisualSVN Server, and SQL Server on my local machine. VisualSVN was set up to use https://dell/svn/ as the repository root. I was connecting to SQL Server using "localhost". At some point I ...
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Accessing PC localhost from Mac over WiFi

I have a web service running on the localhost of my PC. I set up an ad hoc local wifi network and I would like to access the web service from my Mac. Can this be done? What would the url to my web ...
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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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iptable localhost connections reported to be blocked, but work ok

I am using fwbuilder and have tried setting up rules that both allow lo interface and source ip 127.0.0.1, as follows: $IPTABLES -A INPUT -i lo -m state --state NEW -j ACCEPT $IPTABLES -A OUTPUT ...
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Can't access mamp server with internal IP

Running MAMP 2.1.1 on my 10.7.2 OS X Mac Pro. I can access server if I choose a port (such as the default 8888) but changing it to port 80 causes it to not work, except with localhost. This used to ...
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how to serve php files on a Apache server (localhost) running Coldfusion/MySql?

I'm still learning my ways around on my localhost server, whih is running Apache 2.2, Coldfusion8 and MySQL Server 5.5 (on Windows XP). I need to work on a site I inherited, which also ran some PHP ...
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haproxy tcp transparent mode on the same box as service

I'd like to set up transparent HA Proxy for TCP protocol. It works flawlessly when HA Proxy is in front of the boxes that are running the service. But when I try to set up HA Proxy in transparent mode ...
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htppd.conf or other local issue loading any php file in one specific localhost directory [closed]

Firefox: "You have chosen to open (no file name here?) which is a: application/x-httpd-php (12.6 KB) from http://localhost" "What should Firefox do with this file? Open with () Save File [ BROWSE ]" ...
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how to access the localhost of a virtual machine

I'm using ubuntu server as a VM on my mac, its address is 10. 211. 55. 11 i just installed django server, and it started on the localhost of 127. 0. 0. 1: 8000 (this ubuntu is originally a rails ...
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How do I get a subdomain on Xampp Apache @ localhost?

**UPDATE- I got it working now, I just had to change to The port number is important here. I just modified my windows HOST file @ C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc and added this to the end of it ...
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How to access localhost from by ip address? [closed]

I am trying to access localhost by my ip address. My ip address is/was http://217.164.79.62/ (It is set to be automatically assigned so it keeps changing). When I enter http://localhost/ into the ...
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Apache on localhost needs restart at every boot

I've set up a couple of test sites to run on my desktop Mandriva 2010, some of them fetch part of their content from the www (i.e. Wordpress RSS plugins, Twitter API, etc). However, at every boot ...
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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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Why doesn't mySQL allow users@'%' from localhost?

It seems that the solution to accepting users from localhost is to create a copy of the user with @'localhost' (in addition to user@'%'). I'm trying very hard to understand the logic here, because it ...
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Making websites hosted on localhost available to all on network [closed]

I have a website hosted in IIS on my local PC If I go to http://localhost or http://192.168.1.1 my site comes up. But what must I do to let other users on our network to see my site? I am using ...
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How *much* server resources needed to make a *decent* cross-browser testing server

In my company we need to test our website (that we develop), On many browsers including: IE6 IE7 IE8 Safari Firefox 2 Firefox 3 Chrome This is a very time consuming task since we test it in many ...
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JBoss basic access

I have JBoss 5 deployed on Solaris 10 - the servers connection has unrestricted high ports (>1023) open to the internet. I can access the box via ssh & FTP from a second server on the same subnet ...
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How can I connect to a database from another computer?

Hi all I'm trying to access a database that is hosted in a laptop "database_server" from my android device which is both connected to the same network. The project is running at ...
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Configure Dovecot to only let localhost connect via imap

How do I configure the Dovecot message delivery agent to only allow imap connections from localhost?
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How to get local webserver to my external ip

Problem: I am trying to run a webserver from my computer. I see the request getting to the server, but am unable to see the page on the browser due to a "Errno 10054: An existing connection was ...
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reset root password in mysql without access to mysql table [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: reseting mysql root password I am having an issue on OS X 10.7.5 as I used to use MAMP but for .htaccess issues I am now using my own compiled local server from a long ...
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Zenoss modeling localhost

Immediately after installing it, Zenoss appears to try to model the server it's installed on. That's fine, but I only understand how to configure Zenoss to model a server via snmp, ssh, or some other ...
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Host And Expose Aplication to local small network

I developed a little application (web application) using JavaEE+MySql. I try to keep some data and .. from time to time to get some reports using my data. My problem is I have to access this ...
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How can I set up another alias like “localhost” to point to a folder within htdocs?

Hi Everyone So I have xampp running, localhost or 127.0.0.1 will take me to htdocs within my xampp folder. Is there a way I can use a similar name such as localhost2 on the same machine to take me to ...
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hosts file and multiple sub-domains

For local testing (and learning), I wish to use x.com host name instead of localhost. I changed my Windows XP host file to this - 127.0.0.1 x.com Now http://x.com/ works beautifully but ...
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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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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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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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ssh localhost exits with “debug1: Exit status -1 ”

I am trying to setup ssh and ssh to localhost on Cygwin, but I am getting the following error. Any suggestions will be appreciated: $ ssh -v localhost OpenSSH_6.0p1, OpenSSL 1.0.1c 10 May 2012 ...
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Showing outdated information when using WAMP as local server [duplicate]

I am running WAMP as a local server for the computers in the my network. The problem is that when I try to do any operations to the database from these computers, it seems as if they don't happen, ...
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proxypass apache over nonstandard port - how can it be that the 192.168.*:9999 works from the computer itself but not another computer on the network?

httpd.conf vhost looks like this: <VirtualHost *:9999> ServerAdmin admin@example.com ServerName www.example.com ServerAlias example.com # Indexes + Directory Root. ...