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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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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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Multiple-domains on WAMP localhost

If you're reading my question, thanks, I appreciate your help I'm using Wamp on Windows Vista. I've created 2 project folders: www/project1/ www/project2/ My virtual hosts file looks like ...
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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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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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Cannot connect to apache listening on http://localhost/ without a network connection

I have not tested on windows. but in ubuntu when you disconnect from the network, start Apache, and enter localhost in any browser, it does not show the page it is supposed to show. 127.0.0.1 ...
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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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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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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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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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Apache localhost works great, except PHP is not responding

I'm running Apache on Mac, PHP is installed, and I suspect something in the httpd.conf is not correctly set. The symptom: Running PHP files in localhost yields PHP code, nothing else. Running ...
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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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LocalHost in share path?

I am setting up in a test environment and need to save some paths in a database but dont want to edit the paths when we go to production. My idea being that I could create a share on both servers and ...
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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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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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Domain name is forwarding to my localhost, no idea why

On my local development machine, I have a WAMP setup (Windows Vista Home Premium, Apache 2, MySQL and PHP 5). One of my projects is rehash.dustinfineout.com, which may be related to the problem... For ...
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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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How to create an alias for a named SQL Server instance

On my developer computer I have an SQL Server instance named *developer_2005*. In the resource setting files of a C# application we are creating, the instance name is set to foobar (not really, but ...
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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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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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Tomcat cannot connect to MySQL on localhost

I have deployed an application on my Tomcat server with JDBC resources defined. What is puzzling me is that I can connect to the database (which is running locally on the server) only using the ...
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Trying to get rid of localhost in outgoing email — Sendmail

I'm running sendmail and I've appeared on the CBL. I've already fixed a couple issues, but I can't figure out how to get rid of these last two localhost mentions. I commented out the localhost line in ...
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Sharing Localhost on Network in Windows 7

Basically - I am producing a website and I am trying to share the "localhost" port on 2 computers. Basically, when I build the project I just want to also be able to access it on both computers via ...
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localhost in a DNS zone

Our ISP also hosts our external DNS. By default they include an entry for localhost. For example: localhost.example.com. 86400 IN A 127.0.0.1 When I've asked them to remove it they give me a hard ...
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Is it possible to configure Apache for several local host?

I want to tests to sites locally. It is good for me to have two configuration sections in Apache. I tried <VirtualHost 127.0.0.1> ... </VirtualHost> <VirtualHost 127.0.0.2> ...
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Accessing localhost using ip

I am running google app engine locally and it runs on port 8080. I can access it from the browser using 'localhost:8080' or '127.0.0.1:8080'. But I cannot access it using the ip of the machine even ...
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Virtual hosts on same ip AND port

Is this even possible? My current vhost.conf entries: <VirtualHost www2.b-page.lv:80> ServerAdmin example@example.com DocumentRoot "C:/xampp/htdocs/b-page" ServerName b-page ...
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Wamp server giving “It works!” on going to http://localhost [closed]

This is for a friend of mine. When he installed WAMP server, it installed perfectly. And then when he goes to http://localhost there is only 1 message that is displayed in the browser which is It ...
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Is it Possible to view my apache server (local host) from home or remote computer that is outside my LAN?

i am developing a website and need to share progress with other stakeholders. Is it Possible to view my apache server (local host) from home or remote computer that is outside my LAN?
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Why don't ports resolve correctly for localhost and {my server name}?

I set up VisualSVN Server, and SQL Server on my local machine. VisualSVN was set up to use https://dell/svn/ as the repository root. I was connecting to SQL Server using "localhost". At some point I ...
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Non-server side method of getting local IP address in browser?

I am trying to provide a way for users on my LAN to "register" with the Network admin (me) without having to either a) host a page on my computer b) host a script on the central server (since it is ...
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-bash: mysql: command not found

I'm kinda new to this but I am having issues with PHPMyAdmin as well as MySQL on my local machine. It has worked previously. When I try to run mysql from the command line I get: -bash: mysql: ...
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.htaccess file not being read on localhost

My live site reads the .htaccess fine. I got 404.php and mod_rewrite working fine there, but on my localhost... nothing. PHPmyAdmin 3.1.5 PHP 5.2.9-2 Apache 2.2 My .htaccess is this: ...
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127.0.0.1 corrupted

I can't access my local printers with \\127.0.0.1\printername. Windows XP gives me an error message in my language which roughly translate to : "Impossible to complete this operation. You have ...
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Socket support using wamp in windows 7

I'm running windows 7 and using WAMP for my local development. Now I Installed Cultbooking (sourceforge.net/projects/cultbooking/) in my wamp and can't finish my installation because it says sock ...
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How *much* server resources needed to make a *decent* cross-browser testing server

In my company we need to test our website (that we develop), On many browsers including: IE6 IE7 IE8 Safari Firefox 2 Firefox 3 Chrome This is a very time consuming task since we test it in many ...
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Host a windows-based mail server [closed]

I am setting up a kiosk that will allow a user to view a client's catalogue and let that user send an email of some item or other to themselves. I'm hosting a windows-based web site, so I want the ...
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Accessing PC localhost from Mac over WiFi

I have a web service running on the localhost of my PC. I set up an ad hoc local wifi network and I would like to access the web service from my Mac. Can this be done? What would the url to my web ...
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How can I set up another alias like “localhost” to point to a folder within htdocs?

Hi Everyone So I have xampp running, localhost or 127.0.0.1 will take me to htdocs within my xampp folder. Is there a way I can use a similar name such as localhost2 on the same machine to take me to ...
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Accessing Localhost Port Over a Local Network

Both localhost and 192.168.0.199 both resolve to the same page in my web browser (they both redirect to localhost/xampp/ and 192.168.0.199/xampp/ respectively). But when I try not to access my web ...
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Ad Hoc Wireless Network Between Vista IIS and Leopard

I am trying to set up an Ad Hoc network between my PC running Vista and my Macbook running Leopard. It's not just the Ad Hoc network though. I have Visual Studio Developer Express and SQL Studio ...
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Apache refuses to acknowledge my Sites folder

I'm running Apache on a Mac, and all of the sudden http://localhost results in Apache's HTDOCS folder, while for some time now it correctly referred to my Sites folder. Running apachectl -D ...
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Website showing localhost?

I recently added a alias and virtualhost to apache on my development machine. Today I stumbled across a website under the domain http://www.circle.nu/. This domain showed my localhost homepage (It's ...
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Need help setting localhost

Help! I'm trying to convince my Apache to point localhost to /Sites. What am I doing wrong? httpd.conf settings <Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order ...
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IE on VirtualBox to visit http://localhost on Mac OS X host [closed]

I use VirtualBox on my Mac to run IE for testing, but sometimes I want to test http://localhost. Is there a way to do that?