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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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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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VirtualDocumentRoot & localhost

Currently this is my httpd-vhosts.config file NameVirtualHost *:80 <VirtualHost *:80> VirtualDocumentRoot /Users/Gabri/Sites/%2/%1/build </VirtualHost> However I would like to have ...
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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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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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“/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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How should one go about hosting a local test website in IIS8, and testing http bindings in browser? [closed]

Given the latest version of IIS at the time of writing is IIS8, how would one go about adding a new site through the IIS manager, set up HTTP bindings, and test the setup in a browser? This ...
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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 someone ...
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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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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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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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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 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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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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.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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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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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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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 time ...
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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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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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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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Can't SSH into a Vagrant Virtual Machine

Local Vagrant machine installed at IP address 10.0.0.23 with hostname lamp-vm. Using vagrant ssh command, I can connect just fine and do everything I need. This creates an error $ ssh vagrant@...
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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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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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Apache2 : Xampp is not running

I have apache2 and Xampp both installed in my server now my problem is When i stop apache2 from /etc/init.d/apache2 stop and tried restart xampp like /opt/lampp/lampp restart i am getting the ...
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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 [closed]

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 ...