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Tomcat clarification

Raj kalaria
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Hi

can some one tell me : importance of of "127.0.0.1"

"http:/127.0.0.1:8080 does 127.0.0.1 is substitue of local host
how do we get that IP address is it always for tomcat?
Ulf Dittmer
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127.0.0.1 is the "loopback" address, which is kind of a shortcut for addressing the originating machine. localhost is generally configured to point to 127.0.0.1, but you could theoretically change that to something else in yours hosts file (although that wouldn't be a good idea).

8080 happens to be the default port that Tomcat attaches itself to. That can be changed to something else in the startup scripts if you want.
Raj kalaria
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hi

thanks a lot
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Raj kalaria
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Moved?
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Originally posted by Raj kalaria:
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