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  • Localhost

    In networking localhost is a hostname that is used to refer to this computer or the local machine. It is a loopback interface that is usually mapped to the IPv4 address, but any IP address from subnet could be used for this purpose, although not all addresses are supported by all operating systems. In IPv6 networking localhost resolves to the address ::1.