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

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Apache suddenly stopped working

After using apache in a local dev setup it has suddenly stopped working. I have tried pinging a previously used custom domain and I'm not getting anything. I have checked the syntax its correct ...
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Why does 127.0.0.1 point to virtual host?

I have a Virtual Host set up in apache to run CodeIgniter: <VirtualHost *:80> DocumentRoot "/var/www/CodeIgniter" ServerName codeigniter.loc </VirtualHost> Problem is, when I ...
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How do I only serve on localhost through apache2? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: TOR: hide my site in clearweb‏ I'm trying to serve on localhost only but every time I find a way to do it, it always says to edit http.d I cannot find http.d. Can ...
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how to make apache2 listen to localhost and a lan computer

i completely got something wrong abotu the listen thing in apache. my question now is. when i make it listen to NameVirtualHost *:80 Listen 127.0.0.1:80 Listen 192.168.1.23:80 will it be ...
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IIS “localhost” subdomain

I have an IIS7.5 server (also running SQL Server) which has a server name of (say) dc-db. On this server, my IIS default site runs correctly on http://localhost and http://dc-db I want to load on a ...
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Map ip address to localhost [closed]

I have a website running on my mac on mamp at localhost:8888. On another mac on my wifi I can view the website, using http://192.168.X.X:8888 (where X's are my computer's ip address). Except, I ...
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Setup localhost on home computer as remote server [closed]

Recently I have finished a PHP project that I have tested on my home computer using WAMP. I dont have any hosting online and would like to make my localhost remotely accessible. For example, I want ...
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Can I put “localhost” into /etc/hostname?

I want to stop apache2 from querying the dns name at every start and to make it faster. There is absolutely no reason for apache to do any DNS-queries at all. For redirects it has to use the name ...
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404 in local server with apache and dnsmasq

I have been trying to setup a local server to the ones mentioned here and here(added TLDR at the bottom), but I keep getting 404s no matter what I try. I can ping both google.com and xxxx.dev. So I ...
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Can't load my php.ini on localhost

I have a server and a local version of it on my hard drive. I am trying to access the local version through localhost. Entering localhost works, I enter the base html file and all that. The problem ...
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IIS asks for login/pass when accessed using hostname but not when 'localhost' is used. Why?

I have setup IIS on my xp machine and have setup a default homepage (that comes with the IIS installed). It is a help page I think. when I access the page with http://localhost it works fine ...
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Strange redirect to localhost! http://dp.000.in/?

I just accidentally typed imadb.com and after 2 redirects (I think) I ended up at: http://dp.000.in/ You can imagine my surprise when I noticed I was seeing my webpages on my local host! Can someone ...
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Access 127.0.0.1 on a local network

I usually write code, not administer servers, so bear with me here! I'm running a python script to act as a webserver and I also have Apache installed on the same machine. When I run the python ...
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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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shift a localhost site from webrick localhost:3000 to apache2 passenger localhost/redmine or redmine.localhost [closed]

I have installed application called REDMINE on my localhost, using ruby on rails. It is accessible webrick script through localhost:3000, on my PC. Now I want to shift to apache2 passenger, I tried ...
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Difference between accessing a website using Local host and IP address

I have developed an ASP.NET website and deployed into my IIS server. Now to see that my IIS is installed fine, I type local host in my address bar, and I get the welcome screen of IIS and its ...
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emails not sending from CentOS 5.6 VM on Win7 via PHP code

I am experiencing an issue where my CentOS 5.6 (Final) VM running on Windows 7 has stopped sending emails from my PHP code. I'm confident this isn't a coding issue as I have the exact same code ...
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Can I access Cassini from a remote machine?

So I'm having that browser compatibility party we all have at some point in a web project and want to access my localhost Cassini instance created by VS2008 rather than having to upload to our ...
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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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Changing php.ini location for localhost

I'm using localhost to run a website locally; my problem is that I can't get the correct php.ini to load. I have set the Directory and DocumentRoot fields in /etc/apache2/sites-available/default, and ...
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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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localhost went “It works!” - and nothing else

I'm working with Mac's built in Apache, and everything was just great UNTIL - something went wrong. I think it's the .hosts file. http://localhost results with "It works!" message, while any ...
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XAMPP pointing a file outside root folder [closed]

I am using XAMPP for first time in Mac. Running out problems accessing other than root folder(htdocs).when I am placing my web application inside htdocs with default httpd.conf file it works when I ...
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APACHE httpd.conf error

I have recently installed the latest Apache. It is working fine through localhost:80 and through 10.0.0.51:80, but I can't connect through [External IP]:80. I have forwarded ports correctly, but I ...
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Accessing localhost via IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 very slow [closed]

(I've asked this over on stackoverflow already, but thought I'd ask here as well) I'm currently running an ASP.NET application on IIS 7.5 on Windows 7. When I access this application on Internet ...
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phpmyadmin on lighttpd gives me a 403 forbidden need help

Whats the problem: When I goto //localhost/phpmyadmin I get what I would get if I did //localhost/, I'm using both http: and https:. What did I do, that changed it: I simply reinstalled lighttpd. ...
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127.0.0.1:8080 works but localhost:8080 doesn't [closed]

This may be super easy so I apologize in advance but my strengths are in coding. Why can't I access my localhost at localhost:8080? 127.0.0.1:8080 - works 127.0.0.1:80 - doesn't work 127.0.0.1 - ...
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How to access localy installed Screwturn Wiki from networked machines

I installed Screwturn Wiki using WebMatrix 2 and this tutorial: Installing ScrewTurn Wiki using WebMatrix, Now I have Screwturn Wiki running on my machine at http://localhost:4422/Default.aspx but ...
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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 force MySQL to connect by TCP instead of a Unix socket?

I would like to analyze mysql traffic. Right now, all mysql requests are sent to the MySQL unix socket: unix 2 [ ACC ] STREAM LISTENING 3734388 15304/mysqld ...
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Localhost physical path

Right now my localhost path is limited to C:\inetpub\wwwroot. I am using IIS 7.5 and would wish to start working on PHP. before enabling the IIS 7, I was unable to connect to localhost/127.0.0.1. Now, ...
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500 Internal Server Error when setting up Apache on localhost

I downloaded and installed XAMPP, and to keep my projects nicely separated I want to create a VirtualHost for each one based on its future domain name. For example, in my first project (we'll say it's ...
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tunnel to a webserver with putty and access apache there as if from localhost

I have a webserver with a htaccess rule that permits only contact to a webservice from 127.0.0.1 (I cannot change this). I already configured putty to make a tunnel to that webserver and when I enter ...
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/etc/hosts redirecting domain to localhost/directory

In this example i'm trying to force test.com to load localhost/project 127.0.0.1/project test.com However it doesn't work. 127.0.0.1 test.com The above works, but I really need it to go to ...
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Apache 2.0 is showing only text and not php files

I have a web application written in PHP, html and JavaScript. On my PC, I have installed the EasyPHP program which has Apache and everything installed. I wanted to put this web app on my server and ...
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IIS 7 my site works using localhost but using 127.0.0.1 or my IP 192.168.1.66 fails

My question title basically says it all. I was reading some other questions that are similar to this, but I think I need some help on trouble shooting it. Can't seem to figure it out. Using IIS 7, ...
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Changing the IP address with a name [closed]

I have a web server (xampp) in a particular PC running on my LAN, and I added the following line in the 'hosts' file : 127.0.0.1 mysite. Then, in another PC connected to the LAN, I'm trying to ...
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How do I access the web server on my desktop from my laptop?

I'm running Apache on my stationary and I would like to access a website through my laptop. This is some of the Apache config: NameVirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80 <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1:80> ...
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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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Issue with virtual hosts in Mac OSX Lion with MAMP

I'm having issues connecting my virtual hosts. Here's my code. Is there anything missing here? In httpd.conf NameVirtualHost * <VirtualHost *> ServerName site1.local DocumentRoot ...
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hitting a webpage hosted in JBOSS externally

I have jboss 5.0 running a web application I am developing. I am able to hit the pages using localhost:8080 but not my external IP address.. How can i hit with my ip???
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XAMPP(Apache) not serving [closed]

I am a PHP newbie and wanted to setup a local host, so I installed Apache and MySQL using XAMPP. The first time it didn't work, I googled my problem and the reason was that Skype was also using port ...
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Showing outdated information when using WAMP as local server

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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how to browse to website on the same machine it's hosted on with IIS 7?

I have 2 websites hosted on an IIS 7 server. I can browse (in Internet Explorer) to the 'Default Web Site' at http://localhost but I want to be able to do the same thing with the other website. From ...
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Mod rewrite subdomains based on query string

I gave localhost an alias: 'myhost'. Entering 'myhost' in my address bar shows me /var/www/index.php. So far so good. Set up an apache virtual host on /var/www and called it 'myhost', then added three ...
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can localhost be spoofed?

Is it possible for a remote machine to access another machine's localhost data by spoofing the loopback ip? Say if I wanted a setup where if I'm connecting from somewhere outside my own network, I ...
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Web application on Local network

This is the same question asked here. I don't know if this issue was resolved. I am unable to connect to my local server from other network PCs. I am using Eclipse with Tomcat to run my web ...
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How to redirect localhost to 127.0.0.1:8080?

Due to unidentified problem, any service pid4 is using port 80 of my Windows 7-64 bit PC's. I ultimately decided to change my default port to 8080. But how can I change the way that when I enter ...
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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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mysql error : "cant connect to local mysql server through socket

Taps Server Error: Mysql::Error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) I get this error whenever I try to push my local mysql to heroku postgres. It ...