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

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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 ...
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cannot access local webserver mac osx lion

When i try to access my local webserver on my Macbook Pro 15". i keep getting 403 Forbidden I have eveything correctly set up in: my hosts en vhosts files. Also is the chmod of the directory in ...
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Accessing localhost (xampp) from another computer over LAN network - how to? [closed]

I have just set up a wi-fi network at home. I have all my files on my desktop computer (192.168.1.56) and want to access localhost over there from another computer (192.168.1.2). On my desktop I can ...
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Spamassassin/Exim (incorrectly) blocking mail from localhost as spam

On our server we've got a problem with spamassassin/exim4 blocking email from our mailing list software as spam. This because (usually) the headers the software (ecartis) adds add points to make it go ...
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Failed to connect to MySQL at localhost

I recently installed MySQL on my machine using MySQL installer. I am using it as part of an Apache Tomcat server I'm running on localhost. I linked the database to Netbeans and everything was ...
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Ubuntu + Nginx 127.0.0.1 works but localhost doesn't

this one is weird, because I don't have any error messages. I have a very basic default file: server { #listen 80; ## listen for ipv4; this line is default and implied #listen [::]:80 ...
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Why does localhost not work on Windows Server 2008 R2?

Why does navigation to localhost on Windows Server 2008 R2? Is there a way to fix this to allow localhost to properly work? (As a random note, I have already tried setting DWORD: ...
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Multiple virtual hosts on localhost for development

I'm using Xampp (Apace 2.2.20) on mac os lion for development. I have a number of CMS projects and i want to access them by going to cms1.localhost, cms2.localhost, cms3.localhost etc Currently, with ...
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mac osx web server, connecting to mysql

I'm trying to connect to mysql using the personal webpage on Mac OSX. However, I keep having issues when i do the command... mysql_connect It says my computer name is spiderman, and that local ...
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How do I get a subdomain on Xampp Apache @ localhost?

**UPDATE- I got it working now, I just had to change to The port number is important here. I just modified my windows HOST file @ C:\Windows\System32\drivers\etc and added this to the end of it ...
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JBoss basic access

I have JBoss 5 deployed on Solaris 10 - the servers connection has unrestricted high ports (>1023) open to the internet. I can access the box via ssh & FTP from a second server on the same subnet ...
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index.php not automatically read by localhost

I just installed Apache, php and MySQL manually in windows 8. It works fine but the problem is when i try to open the directory in browser it auto opens index.html but not index.php for ex: i have ...
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Sendmail to local domain ignoring MX records (part 2)

I have the exact problem, like in this post: http://serverfault.com/questions/25068/sendmail-to-local-domain-ignoring-mx-records I am also using email provider like GMail For Your Domain (which stores ...
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Apache web server and accessing my website outside local machine

So I installed Apache web server/MySQL/myPhpAdmin on my windows machine. It's on my desktop. Everything works where if I go to http://localhost, localhost/phpinfo.php and ...
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Auto backup mysql database in phpmyadmin

Can i backup the mysql database automatically every week like scheduled job in local Phpmyadmin. if possible i would like to take the each database separate file.Is this possible ! Thanks
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Postfix in Localhost

I have set postfix in localhost. but why it reject to use the other username except my computer name. i've set the main.cf as follow: myhostname = yuki alias_maps = hash:/etc/aliases alias_database = ...
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How to access localhost from by ip address? [closed]

I am trying to access localhost by my ip address. My ip address is/was http://217.164.79.62/ (It is set to be automatically assigned so it keeps changing). When I enter http://localhost/ into the ...
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iptables: what does “--src-type LOCAL” mean exactly?

The iptables man page defines it as "a local address" but does this refer only to the 127 range (localhost) or does it include 10, 169, 192 as well ?
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Can't access specific directory/files on Apache [Server not found]

I've currently tried to setup a webserver on my Fedora 15 machine to run content management systems locally. My purpose for this is to gain some experience with administration of webservers. However, ...
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.htaccess password protection not working in localhost

I tried to implement htaccess password protection for a directory in my localhost. My htaccess file is situated in /home/Server/Dev. The directory I want to protect is /Dev/. My .htaccess file has ...
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Xampp LAMP server: localhost:80 requires a username and password

I would installed xampp in my system but when i try to run my localhost following message will appear "The server localshost:80 requires a username and password.please help
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localhost In Outgoing Messages

I have exactly the same problem as this. In a nutshell I am using mime::lite to send admin emails but they appear to be being flagged as spam because localhost[127.0.0.1] appears in the headers. My ...
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sendmail helo rejected localhost.localdomain

I set up a Server A with sendmail running, just for sending emails for other Servers. I put: Connect:[Server B's external IP] RELAY in /etc/mail/access file and compiled to ...
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Simply Apache virtual host configuration not working

I'm tying to configure Apache for running phpmyadmin in it's own folder, using phpmyadmin.local server name. I'm not an Apache "guru" and i can't figure out why this is not working. Any help would be ...
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hosts file windows server 2008

I am trying to change the entry in HOST file windows 2008 server so that I can host multiple user friendly website for learning purpose. Find attached an image of my host file and IIS setting. Both ...
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How to reach localhost on windows7 computer with a smartphone through wifi router? [closed]

How to reach localhost on windows7 computer with a smartphone through wifi router? Only through wifi, so people shouldn't access it. I'll be appreciated if you can help me
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Configuring Apache 2.2 on localhost, getting “It works!”

I am trying to get Apache work and here is my configuration: System32/hosts: 127.0.0.1 localhost 127.0.0.1 rss.local httpd-vhosts.conf NameVirtualHost *:80 <Virtualhost *:80> ...
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Local computer for serving a web app via LAN [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I'm planning to create a "voting tool" to help votation in a conference of my NGO. My idea would be to ...
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Localhost stop resolving after a few minutes IIS 7.5

I am running IIS 7.5 on my local machine (Windows 7 Home Premium) and localhost works for about three requests and then stops taking requests. The strange thing is when I switch to calling it with ...
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Subdomain for images doesn't work. What is the problem?

I'm working on image hosting imgur clone. I created a subdomain for my images i.localhost Added to the hosts file -> 127.0.0.1 i.localhost Added to httpd-vhosts.conf -> <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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how to access the localhost of a virtual machine

I'm using ubuntu server as a VM on my mac, its address is 10. 211. 55. 11 i just installed django server, and it started on the localhost of 127. 0. 0. 1: 8000 (this ubuntu is originally a rails ...
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How to configure nginx on Ubuntu

I have installed Nginx server on Ubuntu 11.04 system. The default directory is /usr/share/nginx/www, but I want that Nginx server will access the folders of http://localhost just like Apache web ...
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Associate a site from localhost to a domain [closed]

So I have a website, like http://website.com. I also have a "back-up" (development version) of this website on my computer (localhost), including the database and everything. The problem with this ...
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Problem with installing apache

I get this when I install the apache on windows: only one usage of each socket address is normally permitted. :make_sock: could not bind to address 0.0.0.0:80 Note that I had visual studio 2010 ...
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Is it good to define localhost as 127.0.0.1 in your hosts file?

I just came across a server that does not respond to things like ping localhost or mysql -h localhost - I believe this is because localhost is not defined in the hosts file. On just about every ...
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Anyway to build a local webserver without config your router? [closed]

I always config router / port forwarding, when I try to build a local web server IIS7 / Apache. But this time, I don't have access to control router, we have any software, any ways can help to build ...
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How can i change Apache's locahost address?

Sorry for the easy question.. I installed XAMPP. When i go to localhost in browser, the directory called "c:\xampp\htdocs\" is opening. I want to change the address of localhost to something like ...
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Can only connect to Apache Tomcat with localhost

I can access my web application by going to http://localhost:8080/webapp, however, I cannot access it by using my local IP address. As far as I know, I am using default configuration options. This ...
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Standalone tomcat 5.5 can't access other than on localhost

Clean install of Tomcat 5.5. I know it's older, but the webapp I am needing does not support newer versions. I can access it just fine using localhost, but I can't get to it from a remote computer. ...
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Port 8080 not visible while doing netstat?

While trying to run Tomcat on my Windows 2003 OS, I am noticing that the server is not running but at the same time it is not throwing any exceptions on the console. My first hunch was that the server ...
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Problem with too many local connections

I have a problem with my server (VPS). It's veeery slow. Checking the connections with netstat, there are a lot of internal connections. I don't understand why! It's normal all this connections? # ...
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Google DNS for localhost

Updated: I want to use Google DNS for my localhost server. Is that possible? The main reason for this is I keep getting the following errors for the functions like file(), fopen() etc. ...
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install lamp on ubuntu 11.04 desktop - localhost not working

I just ran sudo apt-get install lamp-server^ on my Ubuntu 11.04 Desktop computer to get my localhost server up and running. Now when I type in localhost to my web browser it only shows .html files ...
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Let other computer view my localhost over a network

I have apache and what not running on my local machine (mac), there also another mac on the local network. How does this other machine access my localhost? For example I have a local website at ...
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How can I restrict http basic auth to hostname

How would I go about only requiring basic auth only for external connections to my localhost? That is: I run a local version of Apache and I don't want to have to sign in while I'm working locally ...
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When Installing Apache Web Server

And you go to http://localhost, are you supposed to see a message that says "It works!" If not, how do you fix this? Operating system: Windows 7 Apache Web Server:Win32 Binary including OpenSSL ...
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how install web server on a local machine (windows 7 or server 2008) for an asp.net web application?

i designed and developed a web application (works as a windows application) in asp.net with c# ... now i want to use this application on a local machine instead of previous windows application ! how ...
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How can I connect to a database from another computer?

Hi all I'm trying to access a database that is hosted in a laptop "database_server" from my android device which is both connected to the same network. The project is running at ...