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

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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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“/etc/apache2/httpd.conf: No such file or directory” error after Ubuntu upgrade

So I upgraded Ubuntu and I went to 127.0.0.1 in Chrome and got "Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to 127.0.0.1" so I restarted Apache but was met with this error: apache2: Syntax error on line ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Windows 7 resolve localhost name with ipv6 instead of ipv4 [duplicate]

When I ping localhost I can see that localhost name is resolved as :::1 instead of 127.0.0.1. Do you know how to solve this? I need a ipv4 resolution of localhost for Tomcat server. I could quickly ...
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Subdomain on local machine using apache

On my local network, I have a server that goes by the name of telly, and can be connected with locally on http://telly. I am trying to set up a subdomain on that machine, say sub. I have added a ...
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How to access localhost with an internal IP address when outside of network [closed]

I have my development environment on my local system with XAMPP(Windows 7). During dev. work I use my system's IP address (i.e 192.168.XX.XXX of Internal Network) when I am inside the network, it ...
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How can I locally broadcast a domain name? [closed]

So if I edit my /etc/hosts file, I can access localhost as a domain name such as myapp.dev or whatever. Is there any way I can broadcast this domain so that others who are on the same wifi network ...
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LAMP not working after php.ini change (even if resetted)

My LAMP machine on Ubuntu 12.04 was working fine, then I tried to modify the etc/php5/apache2/php.ini file opening nautilus through the terminal with sudo nautilus. I have edited this line: ...
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XAMPP apache localhost - browsers point to the wrong port even after I changed Listen port back to 80

Running Windows 7. Got a weird problem - I used to use port 8080 for my apache on XAMPP as somehow I couldn't get it to work on 80. I did that by changing the Listen port of ...
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server localhost to get access to /admin/* pages and block all others

Requirements: every one in the local network can access all pages except /admin pages. only localhost should have access to the /admin pages. how to write webfilter for tomcat 6 or other ...
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How to add a CNAME for localhost in BIND 9?

I am doing web development and host the local versions of sites on my machine. I have Linux Slackware 14.0 with BIND 9.9.1-P3. In my named.conf I have this: zone "localhost" IN { type master; ...
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Error message: Host 'server1.MY_DOMAIN.TLD' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

I have a web and mail server running Ubuntu 12.04. I installed iRedMail and had it running fine, but this morning mail was not connecting and none of my sites worked. I checked some logs which told me ...
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.htaccess working on remote server but does not work on localhost. Getting 404 errors on localhost

MY PROBLEM: When I visit localhost the site does not work. It shows some text from the site but it seems the server can not locate any other files. Here is a snippet of the errors from firebug: ...
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How can I remove trailing slash with .htaccess on localhost with UniServer [duplicate]

I want to remove the last trailing slash of a URL. For example: I want to http://localhost/mysite/page/ rewrite to http://localhost/mysite/page. I'm using this code on my localhost .htaccess. ...
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Can't acces localhost through http://localhost/ on tomcat

I am having trouble accessing localhost through http://localhost and http://127.0.0.1 But i can access both when i use https. https://localhost Why do you think this is? The web server is ...
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When using netstat on a listening port what is the difference between localhost:6666 and [::]:6666 in 'Local Address' field

Using ubuntu 11.04, I run netstat -nplt the results for local address may be localhost:6666 or [::]:6666 What is the difference? I believe that the [::]: binds the service at ...
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Aliasing a domain on Apache

I am developing a website on my own development servers. The client is loading some fonts that are white-listed on just their domain, the problem is that during development I cannot see them on my dev ...
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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 ...