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Don't mess anything on your setup Just add Outbound Rule in Windows Firewall with advance security and put port no 20. Enjoy FTP on CLI
If you are attempting to connect to this server from other computers, you need to add this entry to whatever their DNS provider is. At this point, forget about using a browser to troubleshoot your issue. Ping the hostname to verify functionality.
You never need to add additional IP addresses to the local host on any operating system (Unix like, Windows, whatever). They will all respond by default, without additional configuration, to all IP addresses from 127.0.0.0/8: $ ping 127.254.0.100 PING 127.254.0.100 (127.254.0.100) 56(84) bytes of data. 64 bytes from 127.254.0.100: icmp_seq=1 ttl=64 ...
You will need to edit your .conf file, and change the SkipHosts parameter. For your needs, this would be: SkipHosts = "127.0.0.1 192.168.0.1" If your IP address changes on your private network, or if you start accessing your site from multiple computers, you would probably want to match your IP addresses via Regular Expressions. SkipHosts = "127.0.0.1 ...
Ok, I'm now officialy a dumb person. All that was needed was to restart the actual virtual machine. I don't know why I haven't tried it until today. I was tempted to delete the whole question, but since I haven't seen similar problem elsewhere, I'll keep the .. ehm .. solution .. here; just in case somebody sometime will be as stupid as I am.
I think that in addition to the NAT network you already have you may want set up a Host Only Network, which allows both the host and the guests to communicate as if connected by a switch, and avoid the whole localhost mess.
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