Why is there a mysterious page redirection on localhost?

I migrated this question from https://stackoverflow.com/questions/59259672/why-is-there-a-mysterious-page-redirection-on-localhost on StackOverflow I am seeing something extremely weird that I have been seeing for days while developing a site on localhost. When I go to localhost/thesiliconvalleyjournal it immediately redirects me to localhost/pages/siliconvalleyjournal.php. Notice the absence of ‘the’. I just uninstalled XAMPP using XAMPP’s uninstall executable (uninstall.exe) and then reinstalled…

Limit directory index to authenticated users

Essentially what I am trying to do is to limit directory indexing to authenticated users from a htpasswd file on my Apache server. Here is what I have so far. AuthUserFile C:\XXXXXXXXX\htpasswd AuthGroupFile /dev/null AuthName “Password Protected!” AuthType Basic <Limit DirectoryIndex> require valid-user </Limit> I have confirmed that this kind of authentication works for normal…

nslookup failures *** UnKnown can’t find www.vmware.com: Query refused

I am on a VMware environment. On the host machine I do C:\WINDOWS\system32>nslookup www.vmware.com Server: UnKnown Address: 109.169.85.7 *** UnKnown can’t find www.vmware.com: Query refused but I can access the site in browser. Every thing is working fine perfectly. I have this question because my virtual machines can not access internet and when I do…

PostgreSQL can’t bind to docker ip at boot (Cannot assign requested address)

I am running PostgreSQL on the host machine. An application inside of a docker container should be able to communicate with the database. Since postgres is by default only listening for connections on localhost, I’ve changed the listen_addresses by adding the IP of the machine on the docker0 network interface, 172.17.0.1: postgresql.conf: […] listen_addresses =…