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

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Bind9 DNS resolves full domain to localhost

I have set up a Bind9 DNS server on my development VM which is running Debian Wheezy. My addresses resolve from my host machine (Win7) to my dev VM, and I can ping from there. Internally on the VM, I ...
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Error message: Host 'server1.MY_DOMAIN.TLD' is not allowed to connect to this MySQL server

I have a web and mail server running Ubuntu 12.04. I installed iRedMail and had it running fine, but this morning mail was not connecting and none of my sites worked. I checked some logs which told me ...
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emails not sending from CentOS 5.6 VM on Win7 via PHP code

I am experiencing an issue where my CentOS 5.6 (Final) VM running on Windows 7 has stopped sending emails from my PHP code. I'm confident this isn't a coding issue as I have the exact same code ...
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hitting a webpage hosted in JBOSS externally

I have jboss 5.0 running a web application I am developing. I am able to hit the pages using localhost:8080 but not my external IP address.. How can i hit with my ip???
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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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Apache2 : Xampp is not running

I have apache2 and Xampp both installed in my server now my problem is When i stop apache2 from /etc/init.d/apache2 stop and tried restart xampp like /opt/lampp/lampp restart i am getting the ...
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psping to localhost - improve throughput

I'm using following psping command to measure the bandwith throughput for localhost on a physical server psping -4 -b -l 8k -n 20000 localhost:1234 The throughput is around 150MB/s wich isn't all ...
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How to reset and persist the hostname and FQDN of an WIdows Azure Centos instance?

How does one reset a hostname and domain name (FQDN) to localhost.localdomain on a Centos 6.2 Azure Instance? I've tried editing /etc/sysconfig/network, /etc/sysctl.conf, setting the hostname ...
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how to serve php files on a Apache server (localhost) running Coldfusion/MySql?

I'm still learning my ways around on my localhost server, whih is running Apache 2.2, Coldfusion8 and MySQL Server 5.5 (on Windows XP). I need to work on a site I inherited, which also ran some PHP ...
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How to set up Apache2 on different local development environments to use the same artificial host name?

I have two development environments: PC at work (env1), laptop at home (env2). Both machines run Ubuntu 15.10 with Apache 2.4.12. Once finished, the project shall be deployed to a public web server ...
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ubuntu 127.0.0.1 not working, going timeout

Today i've restarted my ubuntu 11.04 server and now the 127.0.0.1 is not working anymore, it still loading for a while and then timeout. I've tried to make a traceroute and this is the result ...
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Bingbot spoof localhost ip

So here is a fun one. I'm getting bingbot requests at a certain time everyday that kill the server. Here is the request: 127.0.0.1 - - [14/Sep/2013:08:18:49 -0500] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 200 82810 "-" ...
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how to make apache2 listen to localhost and a lan computer

i completely got something wrong abotu the listen thing in apache. my question now is. when i make it listen to NameVirtualHost *:80 Listen 127.0.0.1:80 Listen 192.168.1.23:80 will it be ...
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404 in local server with apache and dnsmasq

I have been trying to setup a local server to the ones mentioned here and here(added TLDR at the bottom), but I keep getting 404s no matter what I try. I can ping both google.com and xxxx.dev. So I ...
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mysql error : "cant connect to local mysql server through socket

Taps Server Error: Mysql::Error: Can't connect to local MySQL server through socket '/var/run/mysqld/mysqld.sock' (2) I get this error whenever I try to push my local mysql to heroku postgres. It ...
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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 ...
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Latency time to sometimes load css or js file to 5s on localhost

I use windows 7 64 bit + xampp 1.74 (apache) You can see in this picture: http://www.pixhost.org/show/2206/6438394_capture.png all that files is on localhost. it takes 5s to response. i checked ...
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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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How to map apache to use an index file inside another directory in www/html/ without reflecting on url

Apache version: 2.4 OS: Ubuntu 14.04 I am not sure whether I wrote the heading correctly. My index file is located at some directory (say /var/www/html/new/ ) rather than the default apache root. ...
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Ubuntu server does not display any webpage in browser

Initially I was installing wordpress on ubuntu, it does not display wordpress install page, so then I took it off of var/www/html and realize that ubuntu does not display any webpage including the ...
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localhost != localhost for MySQL/PHP

System: Mac OS X Server 10.6.latest I just switched from the ancient MySQL (<5?) that came with Mac OS X Server to MariaDB 10.1, installed via MacPorts. (That was a whole 'nuther barrel of fun...) ...
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Proxmox on localhost network + 32 bits host

I'm working in installing Proxmox on localhost network. Installing the PVE kernel works fine : root@localhost:~# uname -a Linux localhost 2.6.32-14-pve #1 SMP Sat Sep 22 08:55:13 EST 2012 i686 ...
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browser downloads site page on nginx server

I have a wordpress copy on nginx on my localhost. when I wants to open it with browser, the browser just downloads a php file and does not open the site. my /etc/nginx/nginx.conf file cotains: user ...
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tftp times out on localhost

On the same server, I can't connect to my in.tftp over localhost name: $ tftp localhost -c put test.file && echo Sent\! Transfer timed out. $ tftp 127.0.0.1 -c put test.file && echo ...
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Ubuntu server not using localhost IP for internal communication

I am using Ubuntu Server 13.04 on my mail system. I am just setting the Postfix and Amavis. In every config for communication I am using 127.0.0.1 as IP address to pass mails to amavis. When I look to ...
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server localhost to get access to /admin/* pages and block all others

Requirements: every one in the local network can access all pages except /admin pages. only localhost should have access to the /admin pages. how to write webfilter for tomcat 6 or other ...
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Apache 2.0 is showing only text and not php files

I have a web application written in PHP, html and JavaScript. On my PC, I have installed the EasyPHP program which has Apache and everything installed. I wanted to put this web app on my server and ...
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network restricted website

How can I restrict my network connections to a only my web-server? EG, a user would connect to my network (WIFI/LAN) when they open a web browser and enter 127.0.0.1 it will load my app. But if they ...
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VM can't ping localhost on ESXi 4

I have some problem, i have 3 VM (vm1, vm2, and vm3). vm1 is normal. ping to internal and external is OK, DHCP is OK. but vm2 and vm3 very strange. DHCP is OK but can't ping to internal and external. ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Hosting and application on local IIS

I have an application which I can access from my own computer using the following url: http://188.24.7.228/PetitionsApp/ But this fails if I try to access it from other computers. Is there a setting ...
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Cannot access application after installing ipv6 on xp

I have a tomcat webapplication running on 8080 which will fetch xml from another application at 4040, both running on a xp machine. Everything was working fine until I installed IPv6. Now I cannot ...
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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): ...
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Can't access localhost on a VM Windows Server 2012 Azure

Hi I'm new to VM Technology. I have a Microsoft Bizspark Account with Azure on it. I created a Virtual Machine, Windows Server 2012 and installed Xampp on it. Yeah I know it would be better to use IIS ...
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APACHE httpd.conf error

I have recently installed the latest Apache. It is working fine through localhost:80 and through 10.0.0.51:80, but I can't connect through [External IP]:80. I have forwarded ports correctly, but I ...
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haproxy tcp transparent mode on the same box as service

I'd like to set up transparent HA Proxy for TCP protocol. It works flawlessly when HA Proxy is in front of the boxes that are running the service. But when I try to set up HA Proxy in transparent mode ...
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dnsmasq causes “Bad request syntax”

I need to wildcard localhost for dev purpose and I'm really green on dns and network things. With wildcard localhost I mean that I need to test my python and node.js applications with: localhost.dev, ...
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Mongoose hang waiting for localhost

I'm using Mongoose on Windows 10, localhost is unreliable. I have tried almost all hosts file combination possible. I have tried almost all qualified names for localhost. Most of the time it just ...
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Getting 503 when trying to run Classic ASP on Win7 and IIS7.5

I am being asked to resurrect a classic ASP application for temporary use. Wonderful. Well, the pay's the same, so I am now trying to get the thing to run on my localhost so I can test it and so on. ...
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DNS does not route properly to WAN NIC when dnscrypt is used

I have a Windows 2003 server with AD integrated DNS. I'm trying to configure the server to make outgoing (forwarded) DNS requests through dnscrypt proxy instead of through the normal TCP/UDP 53. I ...
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vhost working but not finding index.php

Its my first time that i have a vserver with plesk - i always deleted plesk and worked without it because i didnt liked it but now i try with and it doesnt work as i want it. installed magento here: ...
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Can't load my php.ini on localhost

I have a server and a local version of it on my hard drive. I am trying to access the local version through localhost. Entering localhost works, I enter the base html file and all that. The problem ...
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IIS 7 my site works using localhost but using 127.0.0.1 or my IP 192.168.1.66 fails

My question title basically says it all. I was reading some other questions that are similar to this, but I think I need some help on trouble shooting it. Can't seem to figure it out. Using IIS 7, ...
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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 it possible to make apt-cacher not cache specific repositories

We have a environment currently setup with Apt-Cacher and it is working great. I am in the process of making a local Debian repository for custom packages that we crate in house. I can serve the ...
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Simulate load balancing on localhost using IIS and Application Request Routing

I want to simulate website load balancing on my development machine using IIS and Application Request Routing. I was able to "load balance" between two external sites, but trying to do the same with ...
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How to setup testing environment for local HTTPS website?

I'm developing a web application on a local Ubuntu machine. Some IE8 users have problems with Javascript when the application is loaded over SSL. To debug this issue, I need to reproduce the problem. ...