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From Pietro Cagnoni <>
Subject Re: Running apache
Date Tue, 26 Feb 2002 08:23:14 GMT
> Peter Shepherd wrote:
> Hi
> I am having a problem setting up apache on my network.  I have
> configured the httpd.conf file to set the server name as localhost.
> When I enter this into the browser I get the following message:
> Host address not found.  The proxy could not find an IP address for
> the host in your request.  Possible causes include misconfigured DNS
> and transient network problems.
> Even though I am trying to run this locally.
> Please help, Thanks

try disabling the proxy in your browser, or use the dns name of the
server instead of localhost.

localhost will work if and only if the client and the server run on the
same machine, and there's no proxy involved.


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