`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.

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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'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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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: ...
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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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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Localhost on the internet

How can I set online my localhost? I am using XAMPP. How can I access to my localhost from another computer? I have tried using DynDNS, but I could not configure it properly, I think.
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Redirect all HTTP requests to a website

How to configure windows to open the same static html page for all HTTP browser request. For example if the user types http://www.google.com, my static Index.html will be shown.
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Vmware host: accessing a forwarded port from a virtual host

A windows host machine (which dynamically has the address 192.168.227.1) runs (i) an ssh tunnel with port forwarding (forwards the port localhost:5432 with the following command: autossh.exe -M 2000 ...
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How to run localhost or local website within Powerpoint?

I have a demo coming up and I kind of want to show off different Javascript applications within the presentation. I was wondering if there was a way to run localhost, or web applications locally, ...
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Can I test my local e-mail server without setting up a domain?

I've set up an e-mail server set up(MailEnable) and I'd like to be able to test it locally. That is, when I send an e-mail from my Outlook client, I want it to go directly to the server on the same ...
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Accessing network website with binding configured

I am a developer and all the websites I develop are on my machine. My manager use to be able to see the websites from his computer connecting to my computer using computername/websitename. Not too ...
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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, ...
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Can't access localhost on my browsers

I've just installed mamp for the first time onto my mac and I'm trying to view some PHP files I've loaded into the htdocs section of mamp. When I type localhost into my browsers, it says it can't ...
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How to connect redis-cli on Windows to redis-server on Linux (on VMware)

I have Windows 8 as a host and Linux guest on VMware and installed redis on Linux, redis works correctly. I don't know how to connect a redis-cli -h [ipAddress] to redis on Linux with VMware. How ...
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Terminal host changed

I opened terminal today and realized that the usual startup text: my-macbook-pro:~ myUsername$_ has been replaced by: mscs256-24197:~ myUsername$_ I tried googling but couldn't find anything. ...
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connecting to mac localhost via windows computer sharing the same network

I'm running MAMP on a mac computer, and can successfully access it from any mobile device (or another mac) via the local IP address, which I've verified via mac > preferences > network. I've added a ...
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creating a domain from my home router that connects to my development machine

I am very noob and new to anything that deals with network issues. I have a problem that I have been researching but can't really find direct answers to. Bassically, my problem is the following 1) ...
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Problems running xampp

I was having trouble with xampp. I uninstalled it and since I've tried reinstalling it, cannot get it to work. My first error was that port 80 was being used. As addressed here. Now it is telling ...
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How to properly set sendmail

I would like to send mails from my PHP application built with Codeigniter with sendmail and all works out of the box. But there are also few problems with sendmail on my server, because I don't know ...
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How to forward real .com domain to XAMPP subfolder using httpd-vhosts.conf?

I am trying to emulate some Google Apps app installation functionality and in order to effectively debug it, I need it running on my local Windows 7 machine (using XAMPP). I am behind a router and ...
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Waiting for response from 127.0.0.1

I'm using a workstation with Windows 7 Pro 64bit; IE version 9.0.8112.16421 (update ver. 9.0.18). I'm using a local facility (WAMP or AMPPS) and a WordPress installation for website testing. I have ...
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Install a PEAR package without an Internet connection

I'm trying to install a package via PEAR, PHPUnit to be precise. However, the server I'm using is not connected to the Internet. I managed to find a .tgz of PHPUnit in its PEAR repository at : PEAR ...
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Postfix will not send/receive mail

I recently installed postfix, among other programs, and have been configuring it. POP3 and IMAP are working just fine, but postfix seems to fail: # telnet localhost 25 Trying ::1... Trying ...
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Can't access my site from a external pc with xampp

I have a problem with XAMPP. I can't access my site from an external pc, but I can access the welcome site "Welcome to XAMPP for Windows!", so if a friend types my IP he can access the XAMPP welcome ...
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localhost:3000 is redirecting to www.localhost in all browsers

This is happening on OS X 10.8 in both Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. There is currently nothing running on port 3000 so I cannot imagine it is related to the Rails project there. It seems to be system ...
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When I ping valid URL without www resolves to localhost instead of host server IP

I'm having a problem where a valid URL kerfpress.com (without www.) is bringing up localhost when I ping on my Mac. $ ping kerfpress.com PING localhost (127.0.0.1): 56 data bytes 64 bytes from ...
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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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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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Kill what ever is running on port 8080

I am trying to run a GAE app on localhost 8080, but it was apparently occupied, even after shutting down and restarting my computer. I ran sudo lsof -i :8080 lo and behold there is something sill ...
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Apache on Mac: vhost looks for wrong directory (other than DocumentRoot)

I just un-installed XAMPP and decided to take into use the Apache included within OS X. After a lot of fiddling around I've gotten it to somewhat work, but not quite. I use VirtualHostX for managing ...