Localhost 127.0.0.1 Doormat

Localhost 127.0.0.1 Doormat

If you are a network manager or likes to mess with network stuff, you know what this localhost 127.0.0.1 Doormat is for. ( For your home, of course!)

For those of you non-network IT managers, 127.0.0.1 is the IP address of Localhost on a computer or server. You can do a test in DOS command line, “ping 127.0.0.1”, and see if your network card is workin’

Wikipedia has a good definition of Localhost and Answers has a good technical info on Localhost too.

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