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Questions tagged [localhost]

`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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Enable local network IP access with DLink 600M router

I have recently changed my ISP, and they installed a new router which is a DLINK DIR 600M. Since then, I was unable to access the server running on my laptop (webpack dev server) from my mobile phone ...
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How to Automatically Add Port to URL

When I type in a url, usually I want port 80 or 443, but oftentimes, if I am typing in something that is locally hosted, I want a different port. Is there anyway, in your hosts file or something, to ...
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ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost, on MySQL 5.7

Today I've installed MySQL 5.7 on Ubuntu 18.04 after the installation it shows ERROR 1698 (28000): Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost, how to resolve this please let me know?
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Requirements to host mysql server on desktop? [closed]

This is my first time having anything to do with creating a database so thank you for putting up with this! I'm trying to create a mysql database on a local desktop (vs on a remote server). The db ...
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How can I configure firewalld to block all outgoing traffic except for specific ports while allowing localhost to access any of its own local ports?

I'll confess at the start that I'm asking this question only after finding the answer and wanting to share it with everyone else. If this is bad form, then my sincere apologies and I'm open to the ...
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Problems with Abyss X1 Web Server

I believe I've set my server up properly, but whenever I access http://localhost, instead of seeing the index.html page I see a page that just says, "It works!". I've tried tracing the file back to ...
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Accessing applications on local LAN / WI-FI networked Computers or Laptops

We have implemented XAMPP 3.2.2 (Control panel version) and application like vtiger application successfully on a local PC (SERVE) running on Windows 10 latest updated version as on 01-Jan-2019 After ...
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add new site to dnn 9

Hi I have an important question and hope you help me When I create a new site as a directory or domain on localhost, I try to view it but the 404 page is returned the url for the basic Installation ...
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ssh: connect to host localhost port 22: Connection refused on Windows 10

thanks in advance for the responses ! I've been trying to make a multi node cluster with hadoop, but my mates can't ssh to my server. I have hadoop working, and daemons launched, but when I try to ...
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Ubuntu IPv6 ping self gives unknown host

I'm stuck trying to get IPv6 working on a new Ubuntu 16.04 (Xenial Xerus) install. My scenario is very basic - trying to ping the local IPv6 address. $ ifconfig enp0s25 Link encap:Ethernet HWaddr ...
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Getting data from a virtual host on local network is taking more than 10 seconds

I have a PHP-MySQL based single page application (using Angular 6), working on a local network. We set up the etc/hosts as following: #127.0.0.1 localhost #::1 localhost 192.168.0.217 dev.local ::...
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WinMNP config exposing permission issue

I installed WinNMP with the typical install. and added two files that I am using to check the installation(among others) C:\Proj\MyRG\public_html\test.htm C:\Proj\MyRG\public_html\application\index....
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Website's home page is just the “index of” page

It's my first time trying to create a website, and I use apache, and when I navigate to localhost or when I choose home page in wordpress, I get this "index of" page which is just a list of the files ...
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How to get to my computer's localhost from other devices

BACKSTORY: One day, I looked up my private IP address in the URL because I was bored. What I found out was that it led to my localhost (the XAMPP dashboard), so I tried to type in my IP address from ...
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Connect from Android to Win10 localhost, without disabling firewall

I have angular app running on my laptop's localhost:4200. I'm using ng serve --host 0.0.0.0 on my computer, and then on Android browser navigating to <local ip adress>:4200. Everytime I want to ...
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http://localhost/phpmyadmin/index.php “Says site can’t be reached”. Apache fail to start

I am using Antergos. I have installed a lampp stack with PHP 7.2.8, for the last couple of days my apache has been not starting, when I check httpd status I get(screenshot below) Click to see the ...
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Cannot launch the Jupyter Notebook after installing Anaconda (problems with localhost)

After getting everything running with Anaconda, I'm able to run the Jupyter Notebook with this question that I asked previously. However, I just ran CCleaner to clean my laptop because I hadn't do ...
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Unable to receive response to curl request against private IP address of computer on OSX

I am experiencing an interesting issue that I am struggling to get to the bottom of and would welcome any insights into what might be going on. I am running a Macbook pro on OSX 10.13.6. My issue is ...
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curl 127.0.0.1 and localhost behave differently (hosts file is good)

I ran into weird issue on dev server. CentOS 6.5. If I curl from bash script to "127.0.0.1" I get 403 response. It tries to go through corporate proxy. Details below. If I curl to "localhost" - it's ...
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Give Firefox permanent access to microphone on localhost

Problem: I'm developing a webpage that uses the microphone to generate animations. I understand that FireFox needs to ask the user for mic access permission due to privacy concerns. However, hitting "...
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Windows 10 IE INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND

I have Windows 10 and IE 11, when trying to browse https://localhost/ it gives me error: There was a temporary DNS error. Try refreshing the page. Error Code: INET_E_RESOURCE_NOT_FOUND Everything ...
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Electron not loading on localhost interface while 'switching' network adapters

I'm trying to load a software package built around the Electron framework (Java) on a local PC. On startup, the computer uses a specific tool to start a virtual hotspot in Windows (using netsh start ...
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Firefox redirects localhost to an IP address

I have a problem with Firefox, which is essentially the same as Firefox redirects localhost to IP. Whenever I want to access localhost, Firefox wants to connect to an IP (10.26.X.X) which doesn't ...
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Is IIS (Internet Information Services) Affecting Localhost

After the April Windows 2018 update, my localhost is now only showing a blank screen. After a bit of research I found that it may be the IIS (Internet Information Services). I've now checked the ISS ...
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Localhost And Keyboard Functions Not Working After Windows Update

I've been using a localhost on my computer (AppServ) for years with no problems, but now when I load up any page I'm shown a blank screen, including phpMyAccess. This just started happening after the ...
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PC-name, localhost, hostname e.t.c

Today I reinstalled Fedora and saw a strange name on the command line [ekkl@37L4247F27-25 ~]$ uname -a Linux 37L4247F27-25 4.16.15-300.fc28.x86_64 #1 SMP Tue Jun 12 00:42:35 UTC 2018 x86_64 x86_64 ...
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connecting to localhost is slow when any network adapter is connected

I'm talking to mapproxy web server through localhost on windows 7. The talker is my own WPF program. The target ip is 127.0.0.1 and the server listens at 0.0.0.0:8080. When ANY adapter connects to ...
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How do i reverse alias command?

I executed this command : sudo ifconfig lo0 alias 10.200.10.1/24 I think this changes my localhost address and I think my dockers seem to stop working because of this. Is there a way to reverse ...
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Can't connect MySql to 127.0.0.1, only to localhost

I have a portable version of a MySQL database that I'm trying to connect to. On a computer running on Windows 10, I can connect to it using 127.0.0.1 at port 3310. If I copy that instance to any ...
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Redirecting/aliasing domain to localhost for development [duplicate]

How do I configure /etc/hosts so that if I go to google.com it's actually routed to my localhost:3000? I'm aware of similar questions. Here is what my hosts file looks like right now: ## # Host ...
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Can I use SSH to serve a tunneled resource (HTML page) on a local network?

I have a remote-hosted resource (webapp) that I have to tunnel into a server to access remotely. I can complete the local port forwarding command using -L and then access the remote resource at ...
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IRC Client to Bitlbee - end-to-end encryption?

I'm a newbie to Bitlbee, using it with libpurple to aggregate all my messaging. It's very cool, but I have some security concerns, which I'd like to clarify. When connecting from an IRC Client (I'm ...
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Why is “dig localhost” so much quicker than “nslookup localhost”?

When looking up the address for localhost, nslookup localhost takes ~15 seconds: $ /usr/bin/time nslookup localhost ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached Command exited with non-zero ...
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Whenever I try to open localhost it redirects me to Greenbone Security Assistant (https://localhost:9392/login/login.html) page

https://localhost:9392/login/login.html I used sudo apt-get autoremove openvas but nothing change. Any solution for this problem.
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Making localhost accessible from the internet

I don't know where to place this question. I feel this isn't the right place for this kind of question. I am new to this stackexchange site. Really, really excuse me for the question you are about to ...
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When listening to a port (taskserver) should the local address be `localhost` or `0.0.0.0`?

I've been trying to make a taskd server work on my computer (Arch Linux) for days. The problem I'm facing now is that taskd's config documentation (https://taskwarrior.org/docs/taskserver/...
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Gitbucket restricted to local-host only on cloud can be pulled up from none local host.

I have a droplet running on Digital Ocean where I installed gitbucket and nginx. I have nginx setup to redirect request for my.ip.address to my.ip.add.ress:8080 to allow for access on the default IP ...
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How to make shorter alias (shorthand) of 127.0.0.1 to simplify typing?

On my localhost, i type tens of times every day, localhost/mysite or recently (per recomendations), swiched directly to local ip: 127.0.0.1/mysite however, is there any method that I could make it ...
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Can't access localhost from computer running on same network

I'm working on two computers on the same network. Computer A has an app working on localhost:4444. However, I can't access it from the browser of Computer B. Here is my situation: I pinged it's IP ...
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php cannot run but display the whole script

I've installed wamp64 for windows 10 Apache 2.4.27 PHP 5.6.31 MySQL 5.7.19 I have save my php script like trial.php, but the when I run, localhost/trial.php It came out the whole script.
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Hosting a website from my VM (Local private network)

I am hosting a website in my virtualbox (vm). Host is windows 10 and guest is ubuntu. Vm have two network adapter: Adapter-1 = Host-only-adapter (ip:192.68.88.10/24) Adapter-2 = Bridge-adapter(From ...
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SQL Server 2017 Express Edition: localhost and 127.0.0.1 are not identical

I need install and use SQL Server 2017 Express Edition. I downloaded it from this link: Microsoft® SQL Server® 2017 Express and installed basic version to C:\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server. I ...
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local project with .dev domain causes ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on Chrome

I am running a local docker application with .dev url. The application loads on Safari but gives a ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED on chrome. This was after accounting for Chrome's recent changes with .dev ...
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(Errno 10048) Only one usage of each socket address (protocol/network address/port) is normally permitted

I'm trying to use MkDocs and when I run: mkdocs serve I get the following output: INFO - Building documentation... INFO - Cleaning site directory [I 180130 17:24:42 server:283] Serving on ...
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How does lvh.me (localtest.me, vcap.me) works? [duplicate]

There are several hosts such as lvh.me, localtest.me, vcap.me those always resolves to 127.0.0.1. BUT, I used lvh.me to test OAuth2 workflow - I set the callback url on remote server to https://lvh....
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Can't load localhost page to allow sign in to BigRingVr software

BigRingVR (cycling software) uses a localhost page to authenticate sign in via google. Whenever I try on my PC i get "Make sure you’ve got the right web address: http://localhost:59415". I've made ...
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Localhost can also receive packets from network adapter?

I always thought that localhost is only using the loopback interface, and can only receive packets that were sent to the loopback interface. Yet, on using tftpd64/tftp32 tool, while it listens to ...
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Program hardcodes an API port to localhost, how to expose it to network?

I'm running a program that exposes a TCP-JSON messaging system bound to 127.0.0.1:4000. The IP and the port are non-negotiable and cannot be changed in configuration files; any attempt to rebind (...
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Why does the registered domain name “localtest.me” resolve to 127.0.0.1?

I was reading an article about Server-Side Request Forgery. In that article the attacker found that 127.0.0.1 was open to the internet. The victim then blocked 127.0.0.1, but because many other IPs ...
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Is it necessary to set up apache, php and mysql?

I am developing mean-stack websites on my Mac. So I will need to use http://localhost:3000/..., https://localhost:3000/... to test the websites, and eventually http://localhost/localFile and https://...