On modern day computers, localhost as a hostname translate to a IP address of 127.0.0.1 which is a internal loop-back IP address.

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Why can't Chromium connect to http://[::1]:8080/ (i.e. IPv6 localhost)? [migrated]

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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Grant Permission to File Folder

I am making a website, and I want the users to be able to access a file folder. I have a link to a folder. When I do this locally, all works fine. But when I upload it to my site, I get: Forbidden ...
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How to fake domain on OS X?

I have added an entry to my hosts file which allows me to have localhost URLs like the following: http://mydomain.dev/~macuser/mydomain/index.php But I would like to somehow map this host entry ...
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WAMP: Properly directing image paths on local server

I'm using ExpressionEngine to build a site, and have a development version running locally via WAMP. Within the root "www" folder, I have an "ee" subdirectory that acts as the root of the development ...
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How to browse a web app locally on cell phone [closed]

I'm developing a web app and I'd like to review how it will look on a cell phone browser before I launch it. I have an android cell phone (Moto G model). What are the steps to follow?
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Apache 404 Issue after upgrading from Mavericks to Yosemites

Good afternoon fellow StachExachangers, Background story: I have recently upgraded my macbook pro from Mavericks to Yosemites, everything went well except my local development environment got ...
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how to map a file path to a ip address

I want to map a path to a domain and the most easy way i can think of is to try to map a path a ip and map that ip to a domain in the windows hosts file.But i don't know how to map a path to a ip.
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Mapping a path to a domain on a local server

I am hosting a local web server for testing using EasyPHP, but I want to map a path to a local domain. For example, c:/www/Blog to blog.app or c:/www/CMS to cms.app. I have tried searching on Google ...
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Forbidden 403 for js file on localhost?

apologies if this isn't the right place to post this. I posted it on Stack Overflow and a user suggested I put it here. Anyway, I've looked all over google and the site and none of the solutions I've ...
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Can't access website from same network

I've setup IIS locally to host a website. I've created a free NOIP account so I can access it with a domain name. It's temporary, so I plan to assign a real domain to it later. I setup port ...
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Can I view my PC localhost test site on my android tablet without uploading it?

I am working on a web site which is running on my PC via XAMPP. I want to test the site on my android tablet (galaxy tab) to make sure that the responsive design behaves that way it is designed to. ...
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How does my server validate my email address

I am attempting to send emails from my website (localhost, test and live) and I am finding that only a fraction ever reach their destination. One of the problems may be that my web server is not ...
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Apache - How to extend localhost scope e.g. to other drives?

In Apache httpd.conf file I can set the DocumentRoot value. After setting this, if I view "localhost" in a browser, I can see the folders and files this given folder contains. I cannot "speak" PHP ...
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Videos from Youtube/Vimeo not displaying in iframes

I was giving a webinar about HTML today in Brackets. When showing how to use iframes, all my students managed to insert Google Maps using iframes but no one was able to make the YouTube and Vimeo ...
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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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Can't view the website on the LAN stored on XAMPP server

I'm trying to access website located on XAMPP server on my other computer located on the same LAN network. I am able to see welcome screen of XAMPP server, i.e., 192.168.0.22/xampp/ but when I am ...
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Google Analytics source

In my Google Analytics dashboard I have below referrer, can you please tell me where these came from? localhost:16114 / referral localhost:22218 / referral Is it that someone trying on their system ...
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Problems with phpmyadmin

I already worked a lot with wampserver but it's the first time i have a problem with it. After I downloaded it wanted to create a database in phpmyadmin, and then it says: "Forbidden. You don't ...
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Migrate facebook app from WAMP Server localhost to facebook

I have developed an app for Facebook and it is currently hosted via a localhost WAMP Server. My question is how can I put my app on Facebook? What would be the steps I must follow? Please note: My ...
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MVC4 App opens with directory listing and gives a 404 for any direct URL's entered in the browser

I've just deployed a previously (on my local IIS) working MVC4 app to IIS 7.5 on the dev server. After tweaking this and that - one knows how these things get forgotten - the app finally launches, but ...
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Trying to host server for external access - Apache, VirtualBox & Portforwarding

Banging my head on the wall at this stage... Trying to host my Apache site on Ubuntu 12.10 with VirtualBox. Running Windows 8 host. Things I've done: Ensured Apache is listening on ports 80, 443 ...
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How to handle CNAME host redirect to virtual directory?

I have an internal website and virtual directory http://server2012/logs. I created a CNAME on my DNS server as LOGS -> server2012. I would like to set it up so that http://LOGS redirects to ...
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Localhost vs 127.0.0.1 - Error when referring to own IP address for an application running on IIS

I have an ASP.net application which I've been playing around with on my Windows 2008 server. I have WordPress installed so that when I visit the server by it's IP address I can visit my hosted ...
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My DNS zone includes a loopback record - do I need it?

My dns zone contains a loopback: localhost IN A 127.0.0.1 Do I need it, and if so why? I can't think of a reason to have it here, especially as - without a dot - it would be localhost.example.com
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Apache Virtual Host does not work

I've problems setting up a virtual host on windows7, so that I can develop multiple pages on my localhost. To set up the virtual Host, I've edited 3 Files: httpd-vhosts.conf in apache\conf\extra ...
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How to copy Wampserver functionality for localhost on Ubuntu

How to recreate a Wampserver like functionality on my localhost so I can see loaded Apache/PHP/MySQL Version, Loaded PHP modules, My Projects (actual directories in the "/var/www"/) and etc.
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Redirect subdomain to local PC

I have a home web server which is constantly running. Is it possible to create a subdomain which would redirect traffic to another local PC? For example, I have one Server and one notebook (with web ...
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What to use for “localhost” that includes PHP/SQL functionality?

I really do not want to install Linux at the moment, I would have to borrow a USB key, move files, format it, flash it, format it again, move files back, give it back... What would you recommend that ...
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Tomcat serving static content with directory listings

I have Tomcat 7 configured to serve static contents from a directory: <Host appBase="webapps" name="localhost"> ... <Context docBase="/var/projectA/static" path="/projectA/" /> ...
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MAMP not working as 'localhost' but works with “127.0.0.1”

I just installed MAMP on Mac OSX 10.8.2. When it is started, I'm not able to access the server through http://localhost:8888 but when I visit http://127.0.0.1:8888/ and it works fine. Why is it so? ...
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Need a generic way to create SEO friendly URL

I have searched a lot and implemented many many Regular Expression in my .htaccess file but can not succeed. How do I find a generic way that make my URL SEO friendly? Currently this is in my ...
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Hosting an apache server from my mac

I created a website with PHP and JS. I want to send my IP address to a friend who is in another state and let him see it. My site is loaded by xampp. How could I do this?
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How can set a local host ip address to forward to local host virtual host domain name [closed]

I want to forward different domain names to single IP Address (local for testing), but how can i recognize in pc that which domain name should be linked to which folder? For example in my windows ...
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Different behaviour with windows authentication on IIS7 websites

I need to run a website with just windows authentication. Given the following situation: The location of the default website is: c:\inetpub\wwwroot The location of my code is: c:\Sites\WebApp My ...
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apache virtual host problem on windows 7 - please explain

This problem has never occurred in the past (i have tried this many times) but this time, ALL virtual hosts defined in the virtual-hosts.conf file in the apache installation directory direct the ...
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Connecting to my new server

I have bought the hosting and now I have successfully created a database and new user and I have enter phpmyadmin from cPanel to create database. Now everything is done. But where can I find ...
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Why the difference between Tomcat and Tomcat7 regarding servlet mapping and defaults?

With the following configuration: <servlet-mapping> <servlet-name>default</servlet-name> <url-pattern>*.css</url-pattern> </servlet-mapping> ...
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xampp not working with DynDNS

My setup consists of: a XAMPP 1.7.7 installation, with Apache configured to listen to port 8080 dyn.com to make the projects accessible from the web ( 8080 shows up as 'open' when checking with ...
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Handling request after installing MAMP (no DNS setup yet)

I've just installed MAMP on my mac machine and checked the server is working by looking at localhost. I looked up my IP address by ifconfig. When I use another machine, I still can't get connected to ...
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Can't log in to phpMyAdmin after removing MySQL root password

I get this messege: #1045 - Access denied for user 'root'@'localhost' (using password: YES) I tried changing the password in phpMyAdmin config.inc.php from root to '' but all I got was Cannot ...
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Congifuring Red5 Server to run on localhost

I just installed the red5 rtmp server on my machine and tried to run the demo. The only thing that i see is "connecting to server" but it never gets connected. I have gone through most of the ...
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wamp installed can't find localhost

I installed a WAMP package on a Windows 7 machine and everything ( Apache, php, mySql, phpMyAdmin) appear to have installed correctly. However when I try to access localhost or phpMyAdmin via the ...
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Restrict access to IP address range

I’m trying to restrict access to a web resource to the intranet of a company via .htaccess. Unfortunately, the approach via Allow from … isn’t working for me and and I don’t understand subnets well ...
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How do I access PHPMyAdmin after install in Ubuntu?

I installed Apache and then PHPMyAdmin on my Ubuntu server, but I have not been able to access PHPMyAdmin at http://localhost/phpmyadmin/. http://localhost is working however.
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Why isn't my PHP file running?

I recently installed Apache and later installed PHP too. When I browse to http://localhost/index.html it displays the default Apache page "it works". But when i try to run ...
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Name of virtualhost (apache)

I need to create virtualhost with name "virtualhost_name". To access it with http://virtualhost_name I have a pattern: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerAdmin jan@novak.cz DocumentRoot "path" ...
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htaccess - “detect” url and redirect

Idea is: if URL = "http:/localhost/site/" else if URL = "http:/localhost/site" redirect to "http:/localhost/site/index.html" Can this be done with .htaccess / Apache mod_rewrite and how?
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Joomla Backend running slow on localhost

I made a local backup of my Joomla site a few months ago to test changes before updating the live site. Everything worked fine. Today I checked the local version after a while but when I open access ...
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How to login as another user in phpmyadmin

I installed phpmyadmin in Win7, and if I type http://localhost/phpmyadmin/index.php in the browser, it will log in phpmyadmin as root user by default. I created a new user but still there's no login ...
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How to forward a domain on IIS on windows 7

Briefly my question is about combining my registered domain with the websites listening on port 80/8080 on my server. I have a web server IIS on windows 7 and two web sites listening on port 80 and ...