`localhost` usually refers to the special addresses `127.0.0.1` and `::1` that map to a loopback device, which allows a computer to connect to itself.

learn more… | top users | synonyms

0
votes
0answers
10 views

Connecting to mysql from 127.0.0.1 instead of from localhost

I have similar problem as here. The problem is that solution proposed there does not work for me: Just for now I have users: +----------+------------------------------------+ | user | host ...
4
votes
1answer
180 views

Is listening on a port on the localhost of a server the same as listening on that port of the server's public IP address?

I set up a free Amazon EC2 instance in order to use a Node app outside of my localhost environment. The instance is allocated a public IP address at launch, mine for example being 54.187.31.42. Does ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Can postfix forward all outbound email to a relayhost except for local user-to-user email?

On my home Ubuntu box, postfix is configured to relay all outgoing email to outgoing.verizon.net. Unfortunately this includes local user-to-user email (e.g., from local cron jobs to me, or from me to ...
0
votes
1answer
38 views

Cannot go to localhost using Firefox

I'm using Windows XP SP3 and xampp and cannot access localhost files using Firefox 26. What I got is 500 Internal Server Error. After writing localhost address inside address bar and pressing Enter ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Connecting VMFusion ( Windows 7 ) to my Macbook Pro but it's only a 1/4 of the way working

I just recently upgraded to Maverick and Fusion 6. I have my NAT set to Share my Mac ( in Fusion ), and I see that my default gateway is properly setting my IP. When I hit that IP, I see my localhost ...
1
vote
2answers
95 views

Can't run localhost PHP server on OSX Mavericks

So i've done this before but I don't remember the command. I was able to use a directory a localhost file. I've tried sudo apachectl start but when I go to localhost the page isn't found. I've also ...
-1
votes
0answers
17 views

PHPMyAdmin gives 403 forbidden on both lighttpd and apache2 on localhost and 127.0.0.1

I've followed several tutorials for at least 3 hours and none of them solved my issue. However when I open localhost I see a lighttpd Placeholder page when I installed phpmyadmin via apt-get I had to ...
0
votes
4answers
42 views

access localhost from other computer in wifi

I want to access my localhost on ip 192.168.1.5 on my other computers in my home connected to same wifi. I'm using wamp server. I enter the ip: 192.168.1.5 in my browser and it responses forbidden ...
1
vote
2answers
38 views

XAMPP subdomains suddenly not working

OK, I'm in trouble... and it keeps getting worse and worse! I'm on Windows 7, running XAMPP. I had defined scads of subdomains on localhost for different web projects; i.e. xyz.localhost, ...
-1
votes
2answers
37 views

How Do I Access 127.0.0.1 in The Host(win8.1) From VMware(win xp)?

I have windows 8.1 installed and I am running VMware worksation with XP as the guest OS. I am a web developer and I installed a webserver(wampserver/php/apache) on The win 8.1 I can reach to my ...
0
votes
2answers
31 views

How to map a local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1?

I am currently running Ubuntu Server using Oracle's VirtualBox. I would like to map a network drive to my local Ubuntu Server in Windows 8.1. I can connect to my server using PuTTy just fine. I can ...
0
votes
0answers
30 views

Sendmail local domain relay

Sendmail on webserver.mydomain.com is sending all emails properly except email addressed to [email protected] mydomain.com's mail is not handled locally and mx records are configured to point to ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

Chrome doesn't show elements correctly in xampp

I'm using xampp to test my scripts in windows. I noticed that when I open scripts via localhost chrome doesn't show the size of elements correctly. This is example <div style="width:270px; ...
1
vote
0answers
81 views

MacOS Mavericks: wget getting stuck with local ip but not with localhost

I am facing a weird problem on my Macbook (Mavericks). I'm serving some files over http. When I try to get the files using wget: it works perfectly using localhost or 127.0.0.1 it starts but get ...
2
votes
2answers
44 views

Website displays blank in Chrome & Opera, but fine in IE10

This website has just moved web host. It displays fine for me in IE10, but in Chrome and Opera it displays as a white page with a broken image. If I clear my cache the same thing happens. If I view ...
0
votes
1answer
36 views

ex.ter.nal.ip:8081 changes to localhost:8081

Asked this question on Server Fault before, but got redirected to here. Hope this is the right place to ask this question. I installed YouTrack from Jetbrains on my Windows 7 machine, which works ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

vncserver -localhost and ssh tunneling

I'm trying to setup a ssh tunneled vnc connection from my centos 5.10 machine and I've been following some online tutorials such as this one: https://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/Vncserver. I'm ...
0
votes
0answers
72 views

Enabling access to my localhost/wampserver WP on LAN

Listening on port 80 by default. Tried this in httpd.conf, which worked somewhat: <Directory /> Options FollowSymLinks AllowOverride None Order allow,deny Allow from all </Directory> ...
0
votes
1answer
342 views

Unable to resolve localhost, 127.0.0.1 or local IP address?

If I try to access localhost or 127.0.0.1 or even my local IP address 192.168.1.14 the browser is unable to resolve this!? (Why it's even trying to resolve it I don't know - I didn't think it would ...
0
votes
2answers
105 views

How to find out what is running on localhost port

I have something running at port 9090 on my local machine. It's probably something I set up long ago and forgot about... how can I find out what it is? I am using Windows 8.
0
votes
3answers
364 views

Why does localhost not work in Windows 8.1, but 127.0.0.1 does?

I have a HTTP server running on port 9876. I put http://127.0.0.1:9876/ into Chrome and the page loads instantly. I put http://localhost:9876/ into Chrome and the page never loads. I have never ...
1
vote
3answers
95 views

How to connect / tunneling to another computer to use it's localhost?

I'am not quite sure how to describe what I really asking for, so i will try: I have two computer A and B. Computer A is my primary computer I'am working on. I'am web developer, and as you may know, ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

Using virtual box and trying to run the server on my local host

I am trying to run the virtual box (Linux) off my Windows host, and currently trying to access the URL "local.corn.org". I edited the hosts file, adding 10.0.2.2 local.corn.org and also tried ...
0
votes
0answers
38 views

How to use a proxy for localhost?

I want to test my web app with different IP addresses so I'm looking for a way to change my ip address when browsing my site located in http://localhost/ (WAMPServer) What can I do to fake my ip ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

GAE loading slow in localhost

I am using Google App Engine with Python to learn HTML/Python/Web-development, and since the GAE 1.8.8 update loading an app in localhost is extremely slow, taking up to 60 seconds. Static files still ...
0
votes
2answers
405 views

The requested URL xxx was not found on this server

I have been tearing my hair on this for hours..please help.. I have been running several websites on localhost for months without a hitch. Unfortunately last week I had do do a fresh instal of ...
0
votes
0answers
33 views

How to use shorewall to redirect client to the localhost in server?

I'm working on developing a captive portal..I have configured my shorewall to give an internet access to my clients but I have no idea on how to redirect all clients to the localhost. I have tried ...
1
vote
1answer
45 views

Is 'localhost' considered fully qualified?

In the absence of a domain name, is the name localhost considered fully qualified? Or is localhost always considered unqualified? $ hostname --fqdn debian-q500 $ ping debian-q500 PING debian-q500 ...
1
vote
1answer
46 views

MySql server only working with localhost

I installed mysql server on my machine and I could connect using MySqlWorkbench as localhost (port:3306). But when I change the localhost to my machine name it is not working. I need to access the ...
6
votes
3answers
381 views

IE doesn't work with localhost + port

I have a NodeJS server running on my local machine for development purposes. By default, it uses port 1337. (I've tried a handful of other ports such as 8080, 1234, 9000, 9090, 65432 et al). I can ...
0
votes
2answers
165 views

cant access localhost on my phone

I have an android connected to wifi. I want to access the localhost from my windows pc with my phone because i am creating a mobile web app that i want to access through my localhost in the phone. I ...
0
votes
3answers
46 views

Developing locally, showing the client through the web

I'm trying to figure out the best way to show my clients the work I've done for them without having to setup other environments on production servers, etc. ⠀Is there a good way to expose my local ...
0
votes
1answer
344 views

Local transparent Squid under Windows and redirecting local traffic to it

Good evening. I want to set a local transparent proxy on my machine, using Squid, for learning/caching/traffic controlling/blocking purposes - most for learning. The problem is, I'm running ...
1
vote
1answer
84 views

'httpd-vhost.conf' breaks WAMPServer?

I am attempting to host a development website from my laptop using WAMPServer. My goal is to install WordPress and have users log in from their homes. I’ve successfully installed WAMPServer 2.2 I’ve ...
0
votes
2answers
61 views

How to remove IIS for WampSERVER?

I have WampServer installed, and I installed Microsoft SEO Toolkit, I guess that has the IIS dependency. And I guess the iis service uses port 80. Now every time I start WampServer, I need to go to ...
1
vote
1answer
244 views

404 not found error for JavaScript files when accessing web page on localhost

The page loads up fine, but console shows a 404 not found error for JavaScript files. I have verified that the code contains the correct JavaScript file name. Any ideas? The JavaScript file is loaded ...
0
votes
2answers
70 views

How to configure and access both local and remote versions of same website/domain?

I am working on a client's website which is currently hosted on an external remote server. I downloaded a copy of the site to my local computer, which is running a 'LAMP stack' set up on Arch Linux, ...
0
votes
1answer
74 views

How do I install userscript from the local machine with GreaseMonkey 1.12 (2013 autumn)?

I use Greasemonkey 1.12 with Firefox 24. I have an userscript file on my computer. I cannot find the way to install my already written userscript from my local machine - how it is done? There used ...
1
vote
1answer
219 views

Mac listening on port 80 for both IPv4 127.0.0.1 and IPv6 ::1 with SSH tunnel, but connection is not possible with IPv4?

I am connecting with openssh to a remote server, running a web server which I need to access as if from the server itself. Therefore I use ssh-tunneling, like this: sudo ssh -L 80:127.0.0.1:7065 ...
-1
votes
4answers
191 views

localhost as hostname confusion

I have a basic understanding about hostname and FQDN. Now I am confused, do I really have to specify a name for my hostname? So for example: Hostname: somename Domain: mydomain.com FQDN: ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Sharing the Local IIS application using Web Server

We have an Asp.net Web application with Oracle DB as backend, configured in windows server 2012 IIS (8.0). I want to share the local server application URL using another web server which is connected ...
1
vote
0answers
169 views

How to change localhost to ping 127.0.0.1

I am using windows xp sp2. Whenever i ping localhost it resolves to ::1 if network cable is connected. If i remove network cable then localhost resolves to 127.0.0.1. I do not know about this strange ...
0
votes
0answers
516 views

Localhost has just stopped working (using xampp)

I installed Xampp to use for local development of a Drupal site. Its been working fine out of the box until now. The main Xampp localhost welcome menu loads, however my subdirectory ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Setting subdomains on Localhost

I'm trying to test a multi-tenant application locally by setting a subdomain on localhost. The application is currently running on localhost:5252. In my hosts file I added the following: ...
34
votes
2answers
3k views

Why is my “localhost” not 127.0.0.1? [duplicate]

When I use the Ping command to ping my localhost, it doesn't show up as 127.0.0.1. C:\Windows\system32>ping localhost Pinging GIGA [::1] from ::1 with 32 bytes of data: Instead, it shows up ...
0
votes
1answer
238 views

Cannot install XAMPP as something already exists

I was trying to install XAMPP on a friend’s Windows 7 laptop. First, it gave me the error message that it could not install to C:\xampp as the folder was not empty. I had a look at the folder ...
1
vote
1answer
264 views

Can view IIS8 web site at localhost, but not at 127.0.0.1

My ultimate goal is to be able to view my local IIS web site from a different device on my LAN. I started by attempting to access the host's IP address, but that failed, so I did some reading and ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

HOSTS mapping not working as expected

I'm running a local Webmatrix configuration which uses IISExpress as webserver. For convenience's sake, I have configured my remote development setup (http://godrul1.gopagoda.com/) to ...
1
vote
2answers
438 views

Wamp's localhost taking so much time on opening

I have following configuration for WAMP on local machine Windows 7. When I try to open localhost from WAMP Notification icon, it's taking so much time (around in minutes). Even phpmyadmin is taking ...
0
votes
1answer
88 views

cant connect to rumpus server via local ip on macbook pro

Today I wake up and my MacBook pro can no longer connect to my Rumpus server via the internal IP address. Every other machine in the house can connect to the server GI n the browser via the ...