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

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Wildcard dns as subdomain in localhost using apache

i am developing a web application in Zend Framework running in apache server (xampp). The site can actually be accessed by http://localhost/sitename . It is present in c:/xampp/htdocs/sitename/ I ...
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Can't ping static IP from internal network, only from outside

I'm running ubuntu and I have apache running, however, I can't ping internally to my static IP nor browse http://207.40.XXX.XX the web server using my static IP. I can only ping/browse localhost, ...
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Why does local host say “It Works”?

I have configured all my websites in the "Sites" folder to be tested in my browser. When I type a web address for example http://test.dev, I get "It Works". Why?
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Access a host server running on localhost from a guest VM? (XP-Mode)

I have a weblogic server running on localhost, and I'd like to connect to it from an XP-mode virtual machine without much hassle. It isn't accessible via its IP, so I've been trying to get the XP-mode ...
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is there any program that can send emails from localhost

i just have a laptop with an internet connection, but i keep changing the internet provider. i want to be able to send mails from my laptop to real addresses. i dont want to use smtp. can i configure ...
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Does localhost resolve to the same thing on virtual and host machines?

If I set up a web server in a virtual machine, will localhost/127.0.0.1 be the same on both the virtual and the host machine?
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localhost times out - Windows Server 2008

I'm having a weird problem accessing a local web site. Web site is mapped to a hostname e.g. example.org The hostname works perfectly on any external machine, but not locally. When trying to access ...
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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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Web application in a network environment

I have a web application running on an apache web server on Ubuntu 10.04. The web application can be accessed via a web browser on the server's computer by typing http://localhost/webapp. I want to ...
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Thunderbird message with a blank body

I've just installed hMailServer and Thunderbird and managed to get them talking to each other. When Thunderbird gets the message from the server (this is all running locally by the way), the subject ...
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Wireshark won't pick up packets sent from localhost to localhost via network [duplicate]

I'm running on Windows and trying to get Wireshark to pick up my network traffic. It picks up all outbound and inbound traffic fine, except for a client/server I'm running on my local system. As it ...
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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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Unable to run php

i am unable to run my php script using the following command : http://localhost/test.php after typing the above command am getting a dialog box to open or save file named as test.php m unable to get ...
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connect to apache/ubuntu on vmWare player from windows

I'm running a virtual mashine on my windows 7. In it a ubuntu linux with apache server. How can I get to a site hosted on my ubuntu from windows? Example: Want to get to http://localhost/~user/ from ...
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http://localhost not working [closed]

i am using xampp 1.7.1 PHP 5.2.9 pinged localhost on cmd and it showed Reply from ::1: time<1ms Reply from ::1: time<1ms Reply from ::1: time<1ms Reply from ::1: time<1ms hosts file ...
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Setup localhost on home computer as remote server [closed]

Recently I have finished a PHP project that I have tested on my home computer using WAMP. I dont have any hosting online and would like to make my localhost remotely accessible. For example, I want ...
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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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Strange redirect to localhost! http://dp.000.in/?

I just accidentally typed imadb.com and after 2 redirects (I think) I ended up at: http://dp.000.in/ You can imagine my surprise when I noticed I was seeing my webpages on my local host! Can someone ...
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Setting up Mac localhost mail server on OS X

I was advised that this may be a better location for my question than SO. I've been trying to setup my Mac OS X (10.5.8) to send emails from localhost so that I can test my scripts. I normally get ...
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Apache on localhost: give virtual hosts specific servers name

I ask my question first and below are details of what I have so far trying to solve the thing: On Apache running on localhost, I want to have different virtual hosts that would be accessible through ...
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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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Localhost subdomains with Bind9

So, following this question here and a number of other questions about subdomains on localhost, we learned that /etc/hosts isn't capable of handling wildcard routes and we need a DNS system. Ok, I ...
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nginx redirecting to localhost

I'm sort of a noob at this and I'm just switching into nginx so I apologize for the noob question. I have installed nginx and when I go to the root directory of its web folder I can get the index ...
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Hosts file entries for multiple domains on VPS?

mydomain is the main domain (in Plesk, Media Temple MT VPS), and under that are several Wordpress sites, like mysite1.com, mysite2.com, etc. Problem is that I get lots of these errors in httpd's ...
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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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access localhost stopped working after I installed MAMP

I had configured my machine all access localhost I need some accessed "http://*.localhost.com:3000," * - I put the names of some projects and instances. I needed to run a PHP server and installed MAMP ...
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weird localhost/mysql connection problem

So everything was working fine a few hours ago. I restarted my computer to update some software and now I can't connect to mysql via phpmyadmin or any of my locally hosted sites. The sites come up ...
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Resolve local subdomain on apache for paths within user dir

On Apache 2.2.x I've activated mod_userdir. I used the default setup, so that http://localhost/~name/ will be connect with ~name/public_html/ and a path within public_html, e.g. ...
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Parallels Network Setup — Localhost goes to host computer

Is there a way to get 127.0.0.1 to route to the host computer (the one running the virtual machine, not the virtual machine itself)? I am supporting a web app that sometimes requires 127.0.0.1 to be ...
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Windows Server 2008 - Connecting to 127.0.0.1

Im running Windows Server 2008 R2, we have an application that connects from (binds to) a public IP on the server to 127.0.0.1:8334 [connects to a service listening on 0.0.0.0:8334] In Windows 2003, ...
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php mail() from localhost

I have installed both postfix and mailx, I also tried sendmail. I'm trying to send e-mail from a PHP script using a crontab. The crontab and PHP run fine but the mail won't send I get the following ...
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One localhost on two PCs

Today I got an idea, that testing my web apps on two different PCs would be even better if they both are near and if I could use my own localhost instead of hosting. i.e.: 1. My ASUS laptop runs ...
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Hosts file entry directed to a directory on localhost

I have a directory setup with a nice error message at http://localhost/blocked/. I'd like to direct entries in my hosts relating to sites I've blocked to that instead of just 127.0.0.1. ...
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How to get local webserver to my external ip

Problem: I am trying to run a webserver from my computer. I see the request getting to the server, but am unable to see the page on the browser due to a "Errno 10054: An existing connection was ...
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Accessing localhost via IIS 7.5 on Windows 7 very slow [closed]

(I've asked this over on stackoverflow already, but thought I'd ask here as well) I'm currently running an ASP.NET application on IIS 7.5 on Windows 7. When I access this application on Internet ...
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IPTables configuration for Localhost

I have a problem in connecting a JIRA instance running on a cloud server to an instance of MySQL running on the same box. I have configured it previously using quite a few iptables rules, but it ...
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whats the point of @localhost entries for a mail server

After recently setting up a mail server I am now adding the users that I need. As part of the tutorial I followed I created root@localhost as an account and also a bunch of aliases ...
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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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problems installing mysql and phpmyadmin to localhost

I know there have been many similar questions, but as far as I can tell, most of the other people have gotten further than I have... I'm trying to get a WAMP setup happening. I've got PHP and ...
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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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setting documentroot in apache

i've set the documentroot in httpd.conf as: DocumentRoot "C:\Users\user1\Documents\WebProjects" if the files are located in WebProjects, they work; however if i create a sub folder [project] in ...
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Accessing localhost on IIS7 from another computer on the network

I recently upgraded computers to Windows 7 Professional and am running IIS7. When I'm on my computer I can easily access localhost through my web browser but when I try from another computer on my ...
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Localhost not recognized

For some reason my localhost is not recognized. I have this in my hosts file as I've always had: 127.0.0.1 localhost ::1 localhost I did do a flushdns, not sure if that caused ...
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Problems pointing site to site in Hosts file

I'm on my localhost PC. I need to add an entry that maps our public site to our dev server. I tried several things with no luck: 192.168.1.40 oursite.com // where the IP here is our internal dev ...
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Fake domain doesn't resolve when offline

I have a flimsy grasp of DNS. Nonetheless, in order to install a local development copy of Wordpress MU, I needed to create a fake domain, which I called local.dev. It and all subdomains simply ...
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How do I fix “getaddrinfo: localhost Name or service not found” for telnet server?

I need to enable telnet (no i can't use ssh, and I don't want to discuss why I have to use telnet either), I have 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost in /etc/hosts. I have installed ...
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IIS asks for login/pass when accessed using hostname but not when 'localhost' is used. Why?

I have setup IIS on my xp machine and have setup a default homepage (that comes with the IIS installed). It is a help page I think. when I access the page with http://localhost it works fine ...
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How to free port 80 for xampp to work [closed]

Please help, I used to be running xampp and it was working perfectly. Then I wanted to try something out and I ran IIS instead of xampp. Now I want to go back to using xampp, but whenever I try to run ...
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Accessing local files through an http:// address

I would like to access a folder of mp3 files on my local Windows machine through http:// addresses. For example, typing http://localhost:9999/songs/test.mp3 into my browser would play test.mp3, which ...