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Re: Pinging locahost fails

On Monday January 31 2005 13:27, CN wrote:
> I encounter a very strange problem - failing to see localhost. Hence I
> can't telnet, ftp, reach http server from this same machine. However,
> this box is able to reach the outside world and vice versa.

What error messages do you get? If you're getting "connection refused", make 
sure that you haven't set up some firewall rules that prevent access, if 
you're getting name lookup failures, make sure localhost has an entry 
in /etc/hosts.

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