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Faq ID 303
Product ServletExec
Category ArcIMS Users, Installation, Web Server Support
Question Using "localhost" as the hostname in my request URL does not work. Why?
Answer If any of the following URLs work:
  • http://<serverName>/helloWorld.html
  • http://<IP_Address>/helloWorld.html
(where helloWorld.html is a simple HTML file sitting in your webserver's document root)

But the following URL fails:
  • http://localhost/helloWorld.html

  • Then you may find message #96985 posted in the SE Interest list to be enlightening.
    Basically, your browser may be configured in a manner that prevents localhost from working as it should.



   
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