`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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Can't connect to socket listening on 127.0.0.1 but works for 'localhost' in Windows 10

I have a clean install of Windows 10 Pro x64 and I’m trying to run PostgreSQL server on it. It used to work perfectly on Windows 7, but Windows 10 is behaving really weird: If I configure PostgreSQL ...
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Chrome Localhost Connection Refused

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How do I configure PHP to run locally?

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McAfee firewall blocks localhost in subprocess only

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How can I put my WAMP server online to access my localhost projects through Internet?

I would like to put my WAMP server online so that my localhost projects could be accessed through Internet. I tried and followed various tutorials on the web but nothing worked for me. I also went ...
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windows ssh localhost: connection refused

I want to try ssh myself (windows) so I open cmd and type: ssh 127.0.0.1. But I got this error: ssh: connect to host 127.0.0.1 port 22: Connection refused. I tried to use Putty but I got the same ...
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Apache cannot resolve /etc/hosts entries without internet connection

I alias tw/twcdn.localhost to 127.0.0.1 in /etc/hosts: $ cat /etc/hosts 127.0.0.1 localhost.localdomain localhost hostname tw.localhost twcdn.localhost 192.168.1.2 benito-laptop ::1 localhost ...
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localhost asks authentication password

To find configuration tool I followed these steps at; http://stackoverflow.com/questions/20541680/visual-studio-2013-and-asp-net-web-configuration-tool. But when I tried to connect,localhost asked ...
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What's the difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0?

I understand that 127.0.0.1 points to localhost, and so does 0.0.0.0 (correct me if I'm wrong). So, what's the difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0?
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How local host is shared to Internet?

Recently I have found websites which generate a public URL for a given local host. I'm immensely interested in understanding how a local host can be shared to Internet. After searching a lot I got ...
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On what factors does localhost speed depend?

I am setting up a server in my home. I am using AN1020-21 router for the purpose and my laptop as host. I will use a desktop later if everything goes smooth. I am using XAMPP latest version. When i ...
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Accessing MacBook local network from iPhone

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How to block localhost connection with Windows Firewall (Server 2012 R2) [duplicate]

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User cannot login to MySQL from localhost with Host set to %

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Override localhost IP Adress in Windows 8.1

I'm trying to set up Windows 8.1 virtual machine through VirtualBox for testing a server running on my Mac (running Yosemite 10.10.3). VirtualBox sets up a the IP 10.0.2.2 to point to the host ...
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Chrome on Dell Venue thinks http://10.0.1.6:8080/ is a search term [duplicate]

It's frustrating to the Nth degree! I have a local web server at 10.0.1.6:8080 but I can't get Google Chrome on my Dell Venue (Android) to go to that URL. It thinks the whole thing is a search term. ...
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Chrome performing Google search instead of loading page from local server when adding query string

Oh man this is driving me crazy. I'm trying to test some code that reads my url, but when I add a query string, Chrome is performing a google search instead of loading the page from my local server ...
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Logon failed to localhost using a domain name via remote desktop

I want to connect to localhost via remote desktop, the OS is Windows server 2008 r2. I can connect successfully using 127.0.0.1,::1,localhost and the IP address in the network. But when I tried to ...
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Display HTML file that's in a zip directory on a server in a browser?

I'm curious if this is possible. I'm trying this on a MacBook running Yosemite with localhost (AMP). In my localhost within a browser, is it possible to get a response for the contents of a .zip'd ...
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Apache serving default page on local subdomains (Chrome only)

I am running into a strange issue with XAMPP and Chrome. I have made several subdomains on localhost over the years (foo.localhost, bar.localhost, etc.) These have been working fine on all browsers ...
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DNS issue accessing localhost IP address in Chrome

In Internet Explorer and Firefox I can access the web server on my computer by either localhost or its IP address [::1] but in Chrome the IP address isn't working and gives me this error: The ...
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HTTP on localhost not working with DNS A-record and port forward (ERR_EMPTY_RESPONSE)

I have a Jenkins server on my local machine that I publish to the outside world through a DNS A record (ci.alanif.se:8080) with my ISP and port forwarding through two routers. This works perfectly ...
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Can I still access another localhost website in my computer after sharing my localhost to another computer?

I am using xampp and I tried to share my localhost with another computer with the same network.Everything works fine they can see my phpmyadmin and the website I made. The problem is when I try to run ...
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WebUI accessible only from localhost (Windows 2012 R2)

I set up a torrent client on my server. The webUI is accessible from http://localhost:8080/, but not from http://myLAN_IPadress:8080/ (of course access from WAN side also not works.) I've tried this ...
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Open a Specific page of PDF document in viewer

I would like to be able to open a specific page of a PDF document through any desktop search or terminal. Example of url file://localhost/Users/masi/Dropbox/Cardiology/2493.full.pdf#page=11 which ...
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Connect to remote Linux server localhost through browser on Windows desktop

I have an application called SpagoBI that is running on a remote server. On the server it can be accessed through http://serverip:8080/SpagoBI. I want to be able to access that url on my windows ...
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ERR_ICANN_NAME_COLLISION when trying to use localhost .dev in Chrome

Today I got this error when trying to access local domains specified in apache httpd-vhosts.conf. It happened for the 1st time with a .dev domain, so it seemed plausible that in light of recent news ...
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Nessus Home not logging in

I have deleted and reinstalled Nessus for the 7th time now and I still cannot log in. Ive checked everything from my firewall and SSl certificates. When I try to login it only shows a spinning wheel ...
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Block chrome or firefox from accessing localhost

is there a way to block chrome or firefox from accessing anything located in localhost? I built my web application on top of a LAMP stack @ localhost and it's kind of big (for me) and i would like ...
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Not Able to Open Login Page TP LINK TL MR 3220

I forgot the ip address of my router. I reset the router. then i'm not able to open the login page. In my device Default Ip is 192.168.0.1 Username is admin and Password also admin. Ho do i open my ...
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How can I offer internet for some users and only an intranet for others using a Router wifi?

My Problem I have to offer, to visitors, a small intranet (which I have on a localserver) through a router that offers too internet for staff. The visitors should have only access to the intranet ...
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Test whether PHP is correctly installed on my Mac

I use Homebrew to installed the php 5.6, I followed the guide from Homebrew to enable Apache and PHP (such as uncommenting the httpd.conf file), then I can successfully access to http://localhost/ and ...
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Accessing JSON Server Hosted on a Virtual Machine

I have set up a Linux Virtual Machine on my Mac (Kubuntu 14.04). On it I am running a JSON server using a Python script that is hosting it at localhost:8080. Is there a way I can access this from the ...
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Inter host name resolving

I am trying to setup a lily cluster where in it talks about Network Configuration which I am unable to understand.Kindly explain me the network configuration and how am I supposed to do this ? ...
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vncserver is still allowing connections even after I use “-localhost”

I set up vncserver on a computer I wish to connect to through ssh tunneling. I heard that for security reasons you should add the -localhost option on the server machine so that it will only allow ...
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http://localhost:3000 works, but http://127.0.0.1:3000 doesn't

I'm building a Rails application on my local dev machine. When running my local server, I can access http://localhost:3000 without a problem. However, when I try to navigate to http://127.0.0.1:3000, ...
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Wrong IP address present when connecting from localhost to localhost

I have a Linux server with Ubuntu installed on it. When I connecting to some service (MySQL, apache, icecast for example) from the same machine at address 127.0.0.1, they all show that I connected ...
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Go to Ubuntu localhost from Windows XP in VirtualBox

I using Ubuntu 14.04, but I want to test my website in Internet Explorer, I install VirtualBox, create image for Windows XP. I have a connection to Internet, but I cant go to http://localhost/. I try ...
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Unable to navigate to localhost (or 127.0.0.1) [closed]

This question should have been answered here, but I had to ask again because the resolution was inconclusive. I am trying to configure my Tomcat's server.xml to work on TCP 8080 port. But it's always ...
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How to force application using localhost:9000 to shut down

So I'm not the smartes fellow when it comes to ports and networks and things like that, maybe why I now is in this situation. So I'm trying to connect to localhost:9000 with a AngularJS project I ...
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How do I host the PostgreSQL server locally? It won't let me run as SuperUser, and it won't let me log out of SuperUser

I've spent all day working on a Database project to try and teach myself how to use SQL and PHP. When I finally went to go and try to host it, the command prompt kept closing really quickly. I took a ...
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List all open sockets in /dev/tcp/localhost/

Is it possible to list all open sockets in /dev/tcp/localhost/ on a Linux machine? I want to list all sockets where the following command would return 0: timeout 2 bash -c "cat < /dev/null > ...
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Does connecting to one's computer via local router automatically uses the loopback?

I have a TCP application that doesn't show up on Wireshark. I read it was because Wireshark is not able to sniff Loopback communication on Windows. So, instead of connecting to 127.0.0.1, I connected ...
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Localhost webpage not available on LAMP over Mac OS X 10.10.1

I am trying to setup LAMP on my Mac OS X 10.10.1 I configured localhost folders including /Library/WebServer/Documents/, /etc/apache2/Users/username.conf and Sites folder. A telnet localhost 80 ...
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How to access webpage running on remote server?

I have an instance of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS running on Google compute engine. I installed Cloudera manager on the instance and it is running administration web pages on localhost:7180. I am using port ...
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What is the difference between “Change hostname via DHCP” versus “Assign Hostname to Loopback IP” in SUSE Linux network configuration setup?

I am using SUSE Linux and would like to know, what’s the difference between: ││[ ] Change Hostname via DHCP ...
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How to install phpBB styles on localhost?

I have been trying to test phpBB in xampp within windows 7 for development purposes. After a successful install of phpBB, I tried to add styles(themes) to my phpBB install directory. I downloaded and ...
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Static html pages run from file system instead of built-in web-server

I'm running Intellij 13 Ultimate. I'm trying to open a web page I'm working on, and it's opened from the file system: file:///Users/<username>/dev/index.html Instead of something like: ...
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How to force Apache to release filelocks?

To be honest I already posted on StackOverflow, and on searching for a resolution as no feedback there as yet, this site appeared, and it appears a separate login, so forgive me if I am duplicating ...
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How can I use curl with ::1 for ipv6 based loopback?

I tried a few ways but they seem to be confusing curl. root@testt:~# curl localhost:8080 <h1>Hello world!</h1> <p>Boom Bam Splat</p> root@testt:~# curl ::1:8080 curl: (3) ...