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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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WAMP can connect to localhost but not 127.0.0.1 [closed]

I'm running WAMP which was working fine the other day. Today I tried connecting to 127.0.0.1 and my browser throws a 404. Both firefox and chrome. My hosts file is correct mapping 127.0.0.1 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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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 [duplicate]

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 ...