NGINX not binding to localhost:80 only 127.0.0.1:80
bill.culp at me.com
Fri Dec 21 01:07:26 UTC 2012
I used the
And now the server responds to localhost.
Not sure why this would be happening unless nginx was binding to v6 rather than v4
either way its nice to have that annoyance gone.
On Dec 20, 2012, at 2:27 PM, Maxim Dounin <mdounin at mdounin.ru> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 12:41:26PM -0800, Bill Culp wrote:
>> Ive had this issue with tomcat apache in the past and always
>> fixed it by specifying localhost as part of the listen directive
>> - not working with NGINX on OS X.
>> NGINX is responding to 127.0.0.1 - but localhost it just drops
>> the connection (its not refusing the connection, just dropping
>> Is there a way to fix this I have tried listen *:80, listen
>> localhost:80 and still I cant reach it through the browser
>> using localhost.
>> localhost is resolvable with ping and has its entry in the hosts
> As of now
> listen localhost:80;
> will only listen on first ipv4 address resolved from the localhost
> name. If you want nginx to listen on all ip addresses (likely
> ipv4 127.0.0.1 and ipv6 ::1 in your case), you have to list them
> explicitly, like this:
> listen 127.0.0.1:80;
> listen [::1]:80;
> Or listen on both ipv4 and ipv6 wildcard addresses, like this:
> listen *:80;
> listen [::]:80;
> Note well that to work with ipv6 addresses you need nginx compiled
> with ipv6 support.
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