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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Showing outdated information when using WAMP as local server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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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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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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Iptables allow localhost

I want to allow localhost traffic in iptables so I added the rule iptables -A INPUT -i lo -j ACCEPT When I run iptables -L it shows me that this rule got translated into ACCEPT all -- ...
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Connecting to localhost resolves 127.0.0.1 but connects with external IP [Linux, Debian]

I'm having a problem with a dedicated server, I don't known if it's the default behavior but this is the problem: If I connect to a service located on the server with localhost the service gets as ...
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xampp - can access control panel, cannot access projects/sites on local network

I've configured xampp and firewall so I can access desktop pc's localhost over my local network through desktop pc's IP. But I'm not able to access auctual projects: I can access: ...
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Assigning Multiple IP Addresses to localhost OS X 10.6

I'm attempting to host multiple website locally with HTTPS enabled, but in order to do this I'd need to configure my local machine to use multiple IP address for localhost (I believe). Is there any ...
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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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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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Sendmail Issue - Local Mail / Inner Domain Mail [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Outgoing mail from linux not being delivered Environments: Ubuntu / Sendmail / Google Apps Emailing: I send and receive all of my emails through google apps besides ...
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Kerberos & localhost

I've got a Kerberos v5 server set up on a Linux machine, and it's working very well when connecting to other hosts (using samba, ldap or ssh), for which there are principals in my kerberos database. ...
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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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xampp and network

I have build a site working on my localhost using xampp on windows7. Now, I my colleagues want to access and use that site in our small office. I tried to access the site using IP address of my own ...
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LocalHost error

Does anyone know why I get this?: Oops! Google Chrome could not connect to localhost:8800 I am trying to use DokuWiki for the first time. It uses MicroApache. When I start it I get the error ...
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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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network restricted website

How can I restrict my network connections to a only my web-server? EG, a user would connect to my network (WIFI/LAN) when they open a web browser and enter 127.0.0.1 it will load my app. But if they ...
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strange localhost behaviour

I'm trying to implement http digest authentication on part of a local domain. I'm using MAMP on Mac OSX Lion. MAMP uses port 8888 so I can navigate to my domain either at ...
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Redirect Addresses to localhost by Pattern on Mac OS X

I'm not even 100% sure how to ask this question. The answer might be out there, but I can't find it. So I've set up virtual hosts for my Mac and I do all my development locally on my computer. I have ...
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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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VM can't ping localhost on ESXi 4

I have some problem, i have 3 VM (vm1, vm2, and vm3). vm1 is normal. ping to internal and external is OK, DHCP is OK. but vm2 and vm3 very strange. DHCP is OK but can't ping to internal and external. ...
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Default localhost on mac lion moving slowly

When developing on my mac the default localhost server runs very slowly compared to the mamp server. I ran nmap on the both servers and got back a significant difference. Unfortunately, this is out ...
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OpenLDAP on CentOS 6.2 (@ localhost)

I'm trying to configure openldap on CentOS 6.2, I'm just testing openldap on my server at home, so I don't have any DNS server and stuff like that. I already installed openldap using the following ...
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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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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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connecting to local apache2 server from within local network

On machine X I can connect to 127.0.1.1 (I have a php script running on machine X that calls phpinfo() and it runs fine). X machines IP on the network is 192.168.1.101. I go over to machine Y and type ...
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Curl request wont resolve to localhost

I have an ubuntu server running apache on localhost / port 80. It's domain is sub.domain.com If I make a curl request to http://localhost on that machine it will error with 'couldnt connect to host' ...
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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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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 ...
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Do local cURL requests count towards my network transfer limit?

I have a purchased a hosting that allows me 10 GB of monthly transfer. Will this 10 GB of transfer be affected if I make some cURL requests, from-a-script-to-a-script on the same server (in this case ...
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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. ...
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Setting up subdomains on localhost

I have been trying to set up a subdomain on my local development environment, dev.localhost. I'm using Ubuntu 11.10 and Apache2. So far, I've edited my host file to include the line 127.0.0.1 ...
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Removing Apache per user directories

I am trying to access my localhost but I am getting a "Not Found" error. What I am trying to do is get to my Sites directory (/User/[username]/Sites). Right now I have the following commented: # ...
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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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Why does my hostname appear with the address 127.0.1.1 rather than 127.0.0.1 in /etc/hosts?

This may be a bit of a noobish question, but I was taking a look at /etc/hosts on my new Xubuntu install and saw this: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.1.1 myhostname On most 'nixes I've used, the second ...
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WebApp accessible via localhost but not 127.0.0.1

i'm running a webapp on Jetty (Java application server) on my machine (Win7 pro X64) and i'm experiencing some weird problems: when i try to open it on my browser - it's accessible via localhost but ...
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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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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 would the outside world access my machine? [closed]

I have a local address e.g: http://127.0.0.1:8125/ -> this works, How would I access this using a different PC lets say from work, or friends house or allow anyone to access this? I am using ...
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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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Access ports on localhost from external IP

I'm currently in the process of setting up a web server just for personal and testing use. Right now I'm trying out running some python applications but when I start them, they are ran at ...
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My external IP opens my adsl model configuration instead of pointing to my server even after PF?

I have forwarded port 80 of my ADSL router modem (DLINK DSL 2640 T) for virtual server 192.168.1.18 which is my server running apache . Problem is typing 192.168.1.18 points to apache webpage on my ...