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"localhost" works, but local IP doesn't

Ponjor Kapaligahn

Joined: May 29, 2010
Posts: 1
Hi I'm having an issue viewing my jboss app in my browser when I use my local ip ( However when I use "localhost" it works fine (http://localhost:8080/signin). I'm running OS X Snow Leopard. Anyone have any idea how I can fix this? Thanks in advance.
Peter Johnson

Joined: May 14, 2008
Posts: 5852

"na naa", please see your private messages for an important administrative matter.

To answer your question, see:

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