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

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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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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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.htaccess working on remote server but does not work on localhost. Getting 404 errors on localhost

MY PROBLEM: When I visit localhost the site does not work. It shows some text from the site but it seems the server can not locate any other files. Here is a snippet of the errors from firebug: "...
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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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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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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 force MySQL to connect by TCP instead of a Unix socket?

I would like to analyze mysql traffic. Right now, all mysql requests are sent to the MySQL unix socket: unix 2 [ ACC ] STREAM LISTENING 3734388 15304/mysqld /var/run/mysqld/...
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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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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? [closed]

Why does navigation to localhost not work on Windows Server 2008 R2? The expected result is the IIS application hosted on the machine in question to be returned. Navigation to localhost/mySite returns ...
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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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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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cant access my local web server with the external IP [closed]

I havent been able to find a solution to my particular problem. I have a MAC which I set up as a web server and configured my router to forward to the local IP. When trying to access my site from ...
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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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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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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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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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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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XAMPP apache localhost - browsers point to the wrong port even after I changed Listen port back to 80

Running Windows 7. Got a weird problem - I used to use port 8080 for my apache on XAMPP as somehow I couldn't get it to work on 80. I did that by changing the Listen port of /xampp/apache/conf/httpd....
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 127....
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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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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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Hosts file map localhost to existing domain not subdirectory* updated

I am locally developing a website via MAMP and rather than messing with the changing all of my links and etc later on I opened up etc/hosts and added this line 127.0.0.1 localhost mysite.com so ...
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Making websites hosted on localhost available to all on network [closed]

I have a website hosted in IIS on my local PC If I go to http://localhost or http://192.168.1.1 my site comes up. But what must I do to let other users on our network to see my site? I am using ...
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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 "d:\...
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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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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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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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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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MySQL cannot connect via “localhost”, only 127.0.0.1

this is somewhat of a mystery to me. The only way I can connect to MySQL is if I call it via "127.0.0.1" ... for example, my PHP connect script will NOT work with localhost I'm running Mac OS X Lion, ...
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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 0.9....
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DNS Lookups for local MAMP web server URL taking 5+ seconds

I'm running MAMP on OS X 10.7. I've set up a virtual host in Apache, like so: <Directory "/sites/example.com/"> Allow From All AllowOverride All </Directory> <VirtualHost *:80> ...
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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 www.database_server:...
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Apache fails to serve request or pauses for extended period of time

At seeming random intervals, my page requests will timeout. It happens the most to me when I am working on either a Drupal 7 project or a CodeIgniter project. Chrome gives me the error Error 7 (net::...
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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 ...