`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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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 ...
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Trying to make Tomcat 7 work on a machine locally, with no network connection

What I'm trying to do is run Tomcat on a machine, and to use it locally. The machine will not have a network connection, no network adapter. When I try to navigate to localhost or 127.0.0.1 I just ...
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Chrome Localhost Connection Refused

This question is not a duplicate because the suggested duplicate does not solve this problem. There is no such flag on chrome://flags/. I'm using the Google Chrome web browser and WampServer to ...
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Oracle11g localhost:1158/em not connect

In my Windows 7 professional edition, I installed Oracle Database Express Edition 11g Release 2 which is downloaded from Oracle.com. The SID is 'orcl', username is 'system'. When I attempt connect to ...
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Website gets redirected to 127.0.0.1 occasionally

I am trying to access AirAsia's Web Check-in Page. Occasionally I can access it. However, most of the time I get redirected to 127.0.0.1. Could this be an ISP issue? Details: My hosts file is ...
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How to emulate a private IP address for local Apache webserver?

I am working on two seperate computers (office PC and home laptop) on the same project. It's a WordPress website. I use Git and Bitbucket for version control and remote branching. On both machines, ...
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localhost redirect to other site… trojan?

As title, seems there's a trojan on my server When I put a url like localhost/mysite it redirect to the site free-merchants.com and then return to my site... But if I put 127.0.0.1/mysite all ...
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localhost in sudoers

There is no chance of an internal attack, so I would like to give sudo privileges to users at the local computer using sudoers. I tried these lines separately: %admin localhost=(ALL) NOPASSWD: ALL ...
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FileZilla says connection with server got closed prematurely on Mac El Capitan [duplicate]

I installed the FileZilla and tried to connect to the localhost. As it didn't work, I went to the network configuration wizard and did the test. According to the test result, the connection with ...
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ftp - connection refused on Mac El Capitan

If I run ftp localhost on Mac terminal, it shows the following result. Trying ::1... ftp: Can't connect to `::1': Connection refused Trying 127.0.0.1... ftp: Can't connect to `127.0.0.1': Connection ...
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Share my localhost over router?

The problem: I want to share my localhost, which is currently set up to http://sohan.com by hosts file in system32\drivers\etc folder. I want to access it directly from any other devices that can ...
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Apache 2.4 (WampServer), redirect to sub directory of documentroot from port 443

Using WampServer Version 2.5 with Apache 2.4.9. My current DocumentRoot is: c:/wamp/www/. When root is accessed, I would like to redirect the user to the application homepage (located in ...
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Can't access 127.0.0.1 from Windows 8.1

I have a really strange problem with my Windows 8.1 Pro laptop: I can't access 127.0.0.1 from any web browser. But wait, it gets weirder! The setup My OS has installed (among others) the following ...
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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. The OS is Windows7 64bit, Pro. DNS works, I can ping others on my network, ...
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Can I run Apache on other address other than localhost (127.0.0.1)

I have a proxy server on my system that current runs on 127.0.0.1 which I use to browse the internet, hence I cannot access my apache localhost for local development. I would like to know if there is ...
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127.0.0.7 show me Facebook homepage in Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan)

When I type 127.0.0.1 in browser it show to me the Facebook login page, but URL is still 127.0.0.1 not https://www.facebook.com/. When I nano /etc/hosts: ## # Host Database # # localhost is used to ...
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Can't resolve localhost on Mac OS X Server

I have a server running OS X Server 10.5 and it can't resolve localhost to 127.0.0.1. When I try ping this is what happens: > ping localhost ping: cannot resolve localhost: Unknown host SSH and ...
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Why can't Chromium connect to http://[::1]:8080/ (i.e. IPv6 localhost)?

For developing a statically generated website on my laptop running Debian, I use weborf running on IPv6 localhost, port 8080: weborf -i ::1 -p 8080 -b .. I can connect to http://[::1]:8080/ without ...
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Why is localhost so slow

I am testing some AJAX - just some PHP to go to a local MySQl database and fetch some data. I am testing on my laptop, on localhost and would expect this to happen more quickly than I can see, but it ...
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Resolve entire TLD to localhost on a Windows device

Is it possible to configure the Windows network stack such that any hostname ending in .local (or another TLD if .local presents a problem) is resolved to 127.0.0.1? For background, I'm a web ...
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setup localhost on windows 8 with wamp or whatever [closed]

I want to use localhost on windows 8. I've tried installing Wamp and it works except for i need a microsoft file named msvcr100.dll. I've downloaded it but it isn't compatible with windows 8. (or i ...
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Map 127.0.0.1:81 to external ip? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I host my website on Windows Vista at home computer? Hi Guys, I am wondering how I can map my development website - hosted via 127.0.0.1:81 - to an external IP ...
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How can I capture traffic to localhost using Wireshark?

I am using Wireshark on Windows Vista and I would like to capture http traffic to localhost (127.0.0.1), for debugging purposes, but I have some questions. How can I do this? What capture interface ...
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How to connect SSH to localhost in Windows7?

Connect SSH Secure Shell to localhost in Windows machine. What will be host name, username , port and authentication method filled in Quick connect of SSH? I tried with 127.0.0.1, but it is ...
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How do I ping localhost using IPv6?

I'm trying to understand IPv6 better. Firstly, I try ifconfig, and I get the following: eth0 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr XXXXXXX inet addr:X.X.X.X Bcast:X.X.X.X Mask:XXXXXXXXX ...
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ngrok caused internal server error

I was to trying to give internet access to some site on my localhost and I also tryed using the ngrok. I used to access my site by localhost/site-name. After excecuting it once a broken link version ...
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Sending and receiving email messages to localhost with a specific domain name

I need to be able to send email messages to localhost by using another hostname/domain name that localhost. Thus instead of me@localhost I need something such as me@domain.something. (I require a ...
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View local webpage using Powerpoint's LiveWeb add-in

I realize this exact question was asked here, but I haven't had any luck viewing my particular webpage within Powerpoint with the LiveWeb add-in. I recall reading somewhere to enter the local file as ...
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How to access localhost website from another computer?

I am running IIS7 on Windows 8.1. I want to access my asp.net mvc site from another computer within the same local network. I tried my IP address instead of the localhost. I am getting not found 404 ...
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Internet Explorer 11 can't disable localhost cookies

I'm developing a site and I need to test some functionalities with cookies disabled. I'm testing on localhost. Looks like IE 11 does not disable localhost cookies. I have tested same code with ...
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localhost apache server always returns default index.html

I have this Apache2.2 running on 8080 port and as I know, file directory where it used to run all file containing php and html code will be in C:\Program Files\Apache Software ...
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Difference between 127.0.0.1 and 0.0.0.0 in the context of the Firefox address bar

I need to configure a firefox extension to load a page that can never exist. It should be as fast as possible. The obvious choice is about:blank, but the catch is that the API used by the extension ...
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Why does the “Internet of Things” enforce the need for IPv6 addresses?

If you have multiple devices in one network, the amount of IPv4 addresses will not increase linearly to accomodate the number of devices. There is just one IPv4 address per Network/Router that is ...
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localhost doesn't resolve in Airplane Mode on Windows 10

I'm trying to do some local development on my laptop during some long flights, but when I put my laptop in Airplane Mode, Windows 10 can't seem to resolve localhost. If my test server uses 127.0.0.1 ...
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Chrome on Android ignores host file

I need to access my lamp server from my Android phone. The problem is I need to access it using "localhost" URL not the IP address. I have rooted my phone to be able to edit the HOSTS file. I have ...
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Connecting to a node server on mac from a local network

I want to test my app from an iphone locally, so I tried to access the ip of the mac it is running on (on the same network, and including the port: 192.168.1.101:3456) and it is not working. The ...
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test port by telnet command on localhost (OS=windows)?

I have windows Xp , I want to test some port , someone advice me to use telnet command on localhost to test it . but i don't know how i can do it (syntax of telnet command on local host) ?
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How do the HortonWorks and MAPR VMs receive connections on localhost?

I just downloaded both the Hortonworks and the MAPR VMs for VirtualBox. Both of them start up VirtualBox and then give a UI that looks like this: What I don't understand is this: how do the VMs, ...
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Is there a way to disable IPv6 in Google's Chrome?

I'm developing websites in a Windows 7 machine. When I've installed Firefox I've found some performance issue specially on connecting to the localhost, googling around I've discovered that it's ...
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Localhost is blocking external requests, how to unblock?

My localhost (xampp) is blocking external requests. Therefore for example the WordPress gives the error message: Warning: An unexpected error occurred. Something may be wrong with WordPress.org ...
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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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http://localhost:8080 is not working on running apacher Server through XAMPP

I am unable to configure a PHP/MySQL/Apache environment on my local machine using XAMPP. In my xampp control panel the Apache and MySQL status is shown as started, but localhost URL is not working. ...
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OSX Lion I cannot access localhost from my browser

I am running mac osx 10.7.5 (My computer won't allow an upgrade). And apache 2.2.26. I am trying to learn cgi programming with c++ (because I'm already familiar with cpp), but cannot access localhost ...
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How to make a LAMP server accessible from the internet?

Hi I want to make my own SNS (Social Networking Site), so I installed LAMP on my Ubuntu 14.04. But its not accessible from the internet! I can run the server only on my computer by typing ...
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Why is there more than one loopback IP address?

Most applications only need the one loopback IP address of 127.0.0.1. However, not only is the address block 127.0.0.1/32 provided, and even 127.0.0.0/24 is provided as well but in fact the whole ...
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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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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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WAMP: Missing http://localhost/ in urls , wrong wamp projects links

I have a problem with Wamp which never happened to me before, cannot find what's wrong. I have a few projects located in my www folder ( running windows 7 ). My hostfile has the line 127.0.0.1 ...
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I have a domain name that I want to redirect to my local server. How do I do this?

This may be better suited for Server Fault, so someone can migrate it if need be. For the purposes of testing, I want to redirect a domain name I own to my localhost. How do I do this? Can I simply ...
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Can not ping host from guest

I have a Virtualbox setup whith a Windows 7 host and a Ubuntu 14.04.2 guest. I have set up a host-only adaptor because I want to be able to reach my hosts localhost ports. I have set up the adaptor ...