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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 Problem:...
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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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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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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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How to exclude local traffic from AWStats reports?

I have AWStats configured to run on my website, but I would like it to exclude hits coming from myself (localhost) that are seen as originating from these ip addresses: 127.0.0.1 192.168.0.1 How ...
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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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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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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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Who picked 127.0.0.1 to be localhost and why? What meaning does it have?

I'm almost positive everyone on here knows the meaning of 127.0.0.1. But, why is that ALWAYS localhost? Who picked that arbitrary IP? Why was that IP picked? Why not something more simple such as 1.0....
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DNS Lookups for local MAMP web server URL taking 5+ seconds

I'm running MAMP on OS X 10.7. I've set up a virtual host in Apache, like so: <Directory "/sites/example.com/"> Allow From All AllowOverride All </Directory> <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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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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cant access my local web server with the external IP [closed]

I havent been able to find a solution to my particular problem. I have a MAC which I set up as a web server and configured my router to forward to the local IP. When trying to access my site from ...
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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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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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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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.htaccess - Simulating virtual host wrong link to Parent Directory in Directory Listing

I have a domain dedicated for my local server (.dev), and an .htaccess file which redirects requests like http://folder.dev/subfolder/ to /htdocs/folder/subfolder. It works great and all, except for ...
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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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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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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 (172....
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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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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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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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How to reset and persist the hostname and FQDN of an WIdows Azure Centos instance?

How does one reset a hostname and domain name (FQDN) to localhost.localdomain on a Centos 6.2 Azure Instance? I've tried editing /etc/sysconfig/network, /etc/sysctl.conf, setting the hostname manually,...
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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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SSH login using public key failed

On localhost running sshd service. Created two pairs of rsa keys for root and user1 using ssh-keygen. Copied from root/.ssh/id_rsa.pub to user1/.ssh/id_rsa.pub. Changed permissions to 600. Tried ssh -...
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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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Cannot loopback to localhost php gateway causing nginx to timeout while setting up firewall with ufw

I'm setting up ufw for the first time. Using Ubuntu 10.04 LTS on an OpenVZ VPN and have the following rules: sudo ufw allow 22/tcp sudo ufw allow 25/tcp sudo ufw allow 53 sudo ufw allow 80 sudo ufw ...
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Hosts file map localhost to existing domain not subdirectory* updated

I am locally developing a website via MAMP and rather than messing with the changing all of my links and etc later on I opened up etc/hosts and added this line 127.0.0.1 localhost mysite.com so ...
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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 ...
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Local SSH connection to Gitlab not working

I'd like to be able to clone, push and pull (via SSH) on my Gitlab-Server from/to itself. Currently, when try to clone a git repository locally from my server I get this: jacob@server: git clone git@...
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Apache not serving HTTPS to localhost

This just started being a problem (likely after a software upgrade?). The relevant config bits are: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin webmaster@singpolyma.net ServerName singpolyma.net ...
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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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HOSTS ignored when disconnected [closed]

Problem I’m seeing a strange and extremely frustrating problem. Any system that is not connect to the Internet (Windows 7 shows the no Internet access icon because it cannot constantly ping ...
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Accessing localhost from another system [closed]

Every answer I've found about this is too generic and assumes both systems are unix-like. I have localhost set up on my computer (Ubuntu) and I was wondering what I need to do to access it from my ...
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vhost working but not finding index.php

Its my first time that i have a vserver with plesk - i always deleted plesk and worked without it because i didnt liked it but now i try with and it doesnt work as i want it. installed magento here: ...
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Iptables allow only localhost and gmail

I use this in iptables: (want to allow 25 port only for localhost) iptables -A INPUT -p tcp -s localhost --dport 25 -j ACCEPT iptables -A INPUT -p tcp --dport 25 -j DROP It works perfect, but I ...
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howto serve different local index page with multiple virtualhosts [closed]

Objective: do http://test.local and get the index from testsite, do http://l4.dev and serve the index from lara4. What I don't want is the first index from the virtual host listing it can find How ...
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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 debug1:...
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What are the drawback if I use 127.0.0.1 instead of 127.0.1.1 in my host file?

Ubuntu default host file is something like 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 myhostname Will there be any drawback if I change to: 127.0.0.1 localhost myhostname
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Root access issue from localhost [closed]

I have a strange root access issue - I'm able to login as root via SSH but I'm not able login to the physical machine via terminal. Some more info: - running CentOS 6.4 - password authentication (...