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

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
1answer
950 views

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 ...
8
votes
3answers
6k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
77 views

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> ...
0
votes
1answer
209 views

Apache keeps resetting while testing on localhost

I'm getting errors while testing web pages on localhost. I'm running Windows 7 64-bit. I'm not using Wamp or Xampp. This is what the error.log tells me (I've highlighted the errors in question): ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
1
vote
4answers
4k views

How can I avoid my web browser from redirecting to localhost using WAMP in Windows7? [closed]

I'm currently using Windows 7 with WAMP to try and work on some software, but my web browsers will not accept cookies from the "localhost" domain. I tried creating a few bogus domains in my hosts file ...
72
votes
14answers
64k views

In my /etc/hosts/ file on Linux/OSX how do I do a wildcard subdomain?

I need to test sub-domains on my localhost. How can I effectively have this result of adding *.localhost.com to m /etc/hosts/ file? If it's not possible, how do I work around this problem? I need ...
1
vote
2answers
431 views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
3
votes
4answers
4k views

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?
1
vote
2answers
658 views

How to exclude local traffic from AWStats reports?

I have AWStats configured to run on my website, but I would like it to exclude hits coming from myself (localhost) that are seen as originating from these ip addresses: 127.0.0.1 192.168.0.1 How ...
2
votes
3answers
9k views

Problem with tomcat and getLocalHost exception

I'm running a Linux server named S1 in a "cloud" server, and when tomcat 6.0.24 starts, I get the exception: org.apache.catalina.connector.Connector pause SEVERE: Protocol handler pause failed ...
2
votes
1answer
163 views

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 ...
3
votes
8answers
5k views

SQL Server 08 Express error when connecting to localhost - “Timeout expired”. Works with ::1 or 127.0.0.1

EDIT New info: Navigating to localhost:1434 in Chrome gives me an "ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE", while other ports give me an "Oops! This link appears to be broken". So it seems to binding ok there? So ...
1
vote
1answer
690 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

bandwidth throttle on OSX with IPFW for localhost

I have my localhost webiste on http://macintosh.local - 127.0.0.1 Testing my website also for IE on the same address in VMWare Fusion I tried some Apps from hanynet.com/applications/ like WaterRoof. ...
1
vote
3answers
4k views

-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: ...
4
votes
2answers
8k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
3k views

.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: ...
1
vote
2answers
763 views

No ping localhost after starting RAS service with demand-dial PPPoE connection

I have a big problem on my Windows Server 2008 Enterprise x64 SP2 non-R2: There is no ping to 127.0.0.1: Request timeout. Ping to ::1 (localhost on IPv6) is still alive. I mean, server has no ...
1
vote
1answer
787 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
501 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
641 views

View a localhost:port address over LAN

I'm working on a Sinatra app so I have a Mongrel instance running at localhost:4567 on my main machine, a Macbook Pro. How can I view the app over my LAN, preferably from an iPhone? If I enable web ...
4
votes
3answers
808 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
86 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
80 views

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 ...
6
votes
3answers
3k views

Can I access Cassini from a remote machine?

So I'm having that browser compatibility party we all have at some point in a web project and want to access my localhost Cassini instance created by VS2008 rather than having to upload to our ...
0
votes
2answers
445 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
5k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
10k views

127.0.0.1 is working but localhost is not working on mac XAMPP

I installed XAMPP on my mac months ago and was working great. Now i get "Test Page For Apache Installation" when i try to browse /localhost and /localhost/xampp is not found. But when i browse ...
0
votes
2answers
679 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
157 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
867 views

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 ...
2
votes
3answers
363 views

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 ...
0
votes
6answers
11k views

localhost went “It works!” - and nothing else

I'm working with Mac's built in Apache, and everything was just great UNTIL - something went wrong. I think it's the .hosts file. http://localhost results with "It works!" message, while any ...
1
vote
2answers
2k views

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?
0
votes
2answers
83 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
4answers
4k views

/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 ...
0
votes
6answers
3k views

Can I ping 127.0.0.1 if my computer isn't connected to a network?

Does pinging 127.0.0.1 work on your machine if it's not on the network? Can these two machine be on the same network? machine A (192.168.173.11) machine B (192.168.163.11)
29
votes
7answers
56k views

Why is the response on localhost so slow?

I am working on a tiny little PHP project for a friend of mine, and I have a WAMP environment setup for local development. I remember the days when the response from my local Apache 2.2 was immediate. ...
0
votes
3answers
399 views

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 ...
0
votes
4answers
406 views

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?
0
votes
3answers
968 views

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 ...
0
votes
2answers
151 views

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'); ...