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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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Web application on Local network

This is the same question asked here. I don't know if this issue was resolved. I am unable to connect to my local server from other network PCs. I am using Eclipse with Tomcat to run my web ...
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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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Apache on localhost needs restart at every boot

I've set up a couple of test sites to run on my desktop Mandriva 2010, some of them fetch part of their content from the www (i.e. Wordpress RSS plugins, Twitter API, etc). However, at every boot ...
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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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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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windows server 2003, IIS and localhost

I need to work with the localhost from inside the server in order to run things as schedules. On my workstation with the regular IIS I have 1 webserver with a lot of sites as aliases. In my server I ...
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No ping localhost after starting RAS service with demand-dial PPPoE connection

I have a big problem on my Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 SP2 non-R2: There is no ping to 127.0.0.1: Request timeout. Ping to ::1 (localhost on IPv6) is still alive. I mean, server has no ...
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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 can I avoid my web browser from redirecting to localhost using WAMP in Windows7? [closed]

I'm currently using Windows 7 with WAMP to try and work on some software, but my web browsers will not accept cookies from the "localhost" domain. I tried creating a few bogus domains in my hosts file ...
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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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Kloxo Issue with looped files

There is an issue with Kloxo where I check /dev/ and there's a lot of files like this, somewhere around 2000. Just random word and number at the end, then a different word like "loop1" going to ...
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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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Can I ping 127.0.0.1 if my computer isn't connected to a network?

Does pinging 127.0.0.1 work on your machine if it's not on the network? Can these two machine be on the same network? machine A (192.168.173.11) machine B (192.168.163.11)
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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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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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localhost works 127.0.0.1 does not IIS

Very weird problem on IIS. Never had it before: localhost works, but 127.0.0.1 does not. localhost pings to 127.0.0.1. www.mydomain.com also pings to that IP, which is set up in the hosts file, ...
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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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Solving problems regarding accessing localhost over LAN [closed]

I have two computers with IP addresses of 192.168.1.1 and 192.168.1.2 respectively. Both computers have Apache servers installed on them and both are listening to port 8080 rather than 80. I have ...
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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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SSH connection to localhost ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host

Setting up SSH access on local machine for a project. When I ssh -v localhost my connection gets refused. With the following stack-trace. OpenSSH_5.2p1, OpenSSL 0.9.8l 5 Nov 2009 debug1: Reading ...
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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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wamp - What do “global” and “database-specific” privileges refer to?

I'm pretty much a newbie with MySQL and WAMP. I just created a new db on localhost, which I called "admin" (original, huh?). On the next page after the creation, the user shows up with 2 lines under ...
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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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Ubuntu, Siemens router and resolving the localhost

after installing anew Ubuntu 11.04 can't resolve to localhost. I'm trying: root@valk-pc:~# nslookup localhost Server: 10.0.0.138 Address: 10.0.0.138#53 Non-authoritative answer: *** Can't ...
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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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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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How to configure apache to allow access to subdomain on my local ip address

I would like to have others inside my local network access resources on my computer at outsideprojects.192.168.0.10. I am running Apache and have a virtual host configured so I can access it at ...
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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 do I allow access to my localhost (xampp) installation over my windows network?

I have just installed a fresh xampp stack on my machine, and can access it from localhost, my pc name, and ip address. There is nothing on it yet, but getting the welcome page fine. I seem to ...
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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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Is it safe to add additional 127.0.0.1 entries to /etc/hosts?

I want to add this entry: 127.0.0.1 api.localhost To test the api of my web app. However, the hosts file says: ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to configure the loopback interface # ...
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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 ...