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

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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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Redhat doesn't set my desired hostname on reboot

I have a redhat (EL5) server that I need to change the hostname on. I'm trying to put it back into a known state to help with server provisioning activities. As part of changing the hostname, I'm ...
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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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iptables for local connections

On "Server A", I have a service running on port 1445. "Server B" can connect to "Server A" on port 445 via the following rule: iptables -t nat -A PREROUTING -d www.kunde.de -p tcp -m tcp --dport 445 ...
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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?
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Can a router block localhost (127.0.0.1) traffic on a server?

Our web server was just switched to a V-LAN with some very strict firewall rules. Basically they closed every inbound and outbound port unless we specifically needed it. We have some services ...
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Apache2's root dir problem

I have apache2 setup on my local machine with virtualhosts. In my hosts file, i have this: 127.0.1.1 mysite 'mysite' is a site, in which i have php scripts that use include('/path/to/whatever'); ...
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/etc/hosts file being ignored

My hosts file is being ignored, apparently. It contains: 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost 127.0.0.1 mydomain.com 127.0.0.1 nowhere If I ping localhost or 'nowhere', I get an ...
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Host file set, ping goes 127.0.0.1, but in browser URL still goes out to web?

Having some issues running my code local. I have host file setup like this: 127.0.0.1 ryan.local.myappname.com if I ping that URL it kicks back from 127... but if I browse there in firefox or IE ...
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How to enable access to LAN?

I don't have a domain name. And I browse my site by "http://localhost" How to enable visit my site by guys not in LAN?
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WGET Localhost 0 bytes

Hi I am trying to execute wget locally using cron, I have been told by my hosting that due to a local loopback that this won't work? I am attempting the following command: wget -q -O ...
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accessing localhost?

i had installed WAMP and registered a domain to link my website and hav resolved the dynamic ip issue which is assigned by of WAN interface. Now web ever i write my registered domain e.g: ...
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MySQL Database is DROPPED can I recover it (on localhost)

Is there anyway to get my database back? I've dropped it accidentally.
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Subdomains on localhost

It is possible to use wildcard in /etc/hosts file? For example, im developng the application that will have user-defined subdomains, like "user1.foo.bar", "user2.foo.bar". Im looking for something ...