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Win7 login without domain to local repository

In my project I have an alfresco repository running on localhost:8080 and now I want to map the WebDav (\\localhost@8080\alfresco\webdav) as a network drive. The problem is my computer is in the ...
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How can it be that when I am connected to wify network localhost requests use DNS?

When I am connected to local wi-fi networck requests like http://localhost:63342/prototype/index-3.html redirect me to some web page. When I turn wi-fi off it stips and works as normal (hosted on my ...
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1answer
58 views

Bypassing proxy for loopback/locahost

I am developing a web application where in I am running a webserver at localhost:3000 and my app is deployed on the same. Access to this URL through a web browser works fine because there is an ...
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2answers
82 views

Loopback address set for facebook and youtube

I have Windows 7 laptop. I can not access facebook and youtube. It is a office laptop and Symantec Antivirus is installed with centralize management. If I ping both the site like : ping ...
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1answer
330 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 ...
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2answers
117 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 ...
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108 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 ...
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1answer
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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 ...
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0answers
509 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> ...
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3answers
3k 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 ...
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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, ...
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1answer
101 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 ...
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65 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
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1answer
74 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 ...
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940 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: ...
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1answer
77 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 ...
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2answers
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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 ...
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1answer
490 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 ...
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0answers
43 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 ...
5
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1answer
93 views

Broswers open localhost instead of remote server

When I try to access my domain http://www.ylog.in , all browsers in my system opens localhost (Where I have Apache2) instead of my remote server hosted at heroku. But when I open the domain via proxy, ...
3
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1answer
536 views

Firewall blocks localhost but only if it's turned on

I run XAMPP server on my Windows XP. If I try to access to http://localhost or http://127.0.0.1 it gives me this error: Could not connect to remote server This only occurs if my Comodo firewall ...
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1answer
210 views

Magento Localhost Installation - LAN Works - WAN Issues?

I’m new to home servers and Magento. Running Ubuntu Server 13.04 with LAMP and Magento Commerce 1.7.0.2 on a dedicated home server. I've already configured my server's static IP, router's firewall and ...
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2answers
1k views

Browsing to localhost is slow when connected to Internet

When I browse localhost in my browser when connected to the Internet, the response is slow; it takes 30 seconds or completely times out. When I disconnect from the Internet, it is blazing fast and ...
2
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1answer
492 views

Website is resolving to localhost?

For some reason, the website funshion.com resolves to localhost (127.0.0.1) when I run it on tracert. The website should, of course, go to the website, not to my computer. Basically, Funshion is a ...
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1answer
1k views

Mac OS X Mountain Lion can't ping/telnet localhost. Point to a wrong public IP

I've been developing Node.js apps on my localhost on port 1337 for last two years with no problem as shown below. $ node app App started on port 1337 Today I wanted to test how things go with ...
2
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1answer
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how do I get 0.0.0.0 to resolve to localhost when browsing a url that contains 0.0.0.0?

Doing some node development on windows. Node programs like to kick out URLs that look like http://0.0.0.0:8080. In Linux (iirc) pasting that url into the browser will be successful. But in Windows, ...
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0answers
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How to reset Host Only Adapter Networking for Oracle VirtualBox VM Manager

My Host Only Networking stopped working, how do I reset it ? I tried disabling and re-enabling Local Area Connection and VirtualBox Host-Only Network but VirtualBox Host-Only Network is still ...
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2answers
245 views

If localhost is called 'localhost', why is the gateway not called 'gateway'? [closed]

If you run server services in your computer, it is very easy to configure the same computer to use it: just point the client to localhost. Now the gateway often runs your DHCP, DNS, proxy, firewall, ...
2
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3answers
2k views

Connect a linux server to network and access it from another computer browser

I had a server in a hosting company and I took it home. I need to connect him to a local network (not wifi) and access to the server from another computer in the network via browser, like I did it ...
3
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1answer
145 views

What would happen if I changed my hostname to 'localhost'?

Would my machine function correctly? Would other machines on the network be able to ping mine by name?
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2answers
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Something is using port 80 and I can't figure out what [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find exe listening on port? What is using port 80? I need to setup a local webserver that I made and bind it to 127.0.0.1:80. However, I can't seem to figure ...
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1answer
348 views

Runing Node.js socket server locally on windows

I have seen the introductory course on YouTube (1 hour), and I wanted to try and "clone" the chat example on my pc. I have installed node.js for windows (0.8.2), and I have opened the command prompt ...
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1answer
958 views

how to get localhost to work correctly again on Lion

Anything that asks for something via localhost fails. I can't get any result from pinging localhost. The only way I can reach anything in my network would be to resort to connecting to my ...
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3answers
1k views

Isn't localhost simply 127.0.0.1 on Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion)?

I tried telnet localhost on Mac OS X Lion, and this is the output I got. Trying ::1... telnet: connect to address ::1: Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... telnet: connect to address ...
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Host-only network with multiple VMs

What I'm trying to do is create a host-only network with multiple VMs so as to allow direct access between the host OS and the VMs, but to also allow the VMs limited access to the Internet for things ...
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1answer
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Mac OS X 10.7 can't ping/telnet localhost

I'm developing using django/postgresql on Mac OS X 10.7 and suddenly I am unable to access the test server through http://localhost:8000/. I can make it listen on 0.0.0.0:8000 and then it works... ...
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6answers
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Use name instead of IP address for home network

I have IIS7 on my computer, and I can access it through other computers in my house on the same network through my computer's IP address - 192.168.1.10x Instead of typing in http : //192.168.1.10x/ I ...
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3answers
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Allowing access to localhost outside network

I have a Netbeans project running on localhost with Tomcat and MySQL, all is well. I now want to show my progress to someone in another part of the country. How do I let him access my website ...
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1answer
280 views

View specific virtualhost from within Virtualbox Windows XP?

I currently use 192.168.1.10:85 to refer to my localhost ip address, and I setup port-based virtualhosts because this seems like the only feasible/practical way to view this from within Windows XP on ...
0
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3answers
4k views

Can't ping localhost/or reach locally hosted domain

I can't reach a locally hosted domain, and in testing I have discovered I can't ping localhost or the actual IP either. OS is Windows7 64bit, Pro. DNS works, I can ping others on my network, they ...
0
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2answers
1k views

Can not connect to service with my public IP, only with localhost

I have installed Linux Mint 8 (based on ubuntu). And I have setup a webserver on port 8098. I can connect to my webserver with http://127.0.0.1:8098, but when I try to connect to ...
0
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1answer
1k views

Home network (Vista) access IIS localhost from another computer

I have two computers on a home network. One is a development machine, testing sites on IIS (http:// myclientsite/). My other computer (Laptop) is connected through a wireless – it can access shared ...
2
votes
2answers
1k views

How do I allow a remote user to connect to a web app running on my PC?

I have created a web application in Eclipse, and a DB2 database server is running on my PC. I can access the web application through the address http://localhost:8080/LimsWeb I used Team Viewer ...
0
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3answers
206 views

Localhost: OS or Computer

The localhost-address (127.0.0.1); is this an addresses supported by the OS or is this the address for the computer? I want to know this because I want to make a program in Java to use as a ...
56
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6answers
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Why is localhost IP 127.0.0.1?

I wondered what is the origin of the decision to make localhost's IP address 127.0.0.1. What is the "meaning" of 127? what is the "meaning" of 0.0.1?