I'm running a Django website with nginx via fastcgi running on a TCP port 9000 on localhost. Everything appears to work correctly, but the error log is filled with lines like these:

2012/11/19 14:05:07 [error] 21849#0: *2990 connect() failed (111: Connection refused) while connecting to upstream, client:, server: localhost, request: "GET /charity/ajax/preload_project/ HTTP/1.1", upstream: "fastcgi://", host: "www.dailygiver.org", referrer: "http://www.dailygiver.org/charity/browse/"

The strange part is it still seems to serve the request just fine. Netstat confirms that the fastcgi process is running and listening as expected:

tcp 0 0* LISTEN 31455/python

4 is not the same as

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  • Oh duh. I looked at it a bunch of times and never noticed that it's 1.1, not 0.1. Apparently the hosts file has an entry for as a workaround for a bug: serverfault.com/questions/363095/…. Removing that entry from hosts resolved the issue. – Vinay Pai Nov 19 '12 at 20:29

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