Hello Harry, You are right. When i took the issue to our IT, they asked me to run a script on my comp that solved the problem. This script has probably tweaked the firewall to allow localhost to run. Feeling good that the problem stands solved that I can continue with my work now but the magic will remain unknow to me.
Kind Regards, Krish On Mon, Mar 29, 2010 at 7:02 AM, Harry Metske <harry.met...@gmail.com>wrote: > I have seen similar issues on our corporate (XP and Vista) laptops, > somebody > decided that the locally running firewall should also block access to > localhost. I think you should first verify if that's the case. > I'm not a Windows expert, so I don't know how to check if the above is the > case. > If you are allowed to give the netstat command, try the suggestion from > Charles (netstat -ano), if you see status SYN_SENT, it's for sure a > firewall > issue. > > regards, > Harry > > 2010/3/28 Krishanu Biswas <biswas.krish...@googlemail.com> > > > Chuck: > > > > To verify the network issue, I installed Tomcat on my personal laptop. > The > > browser is still unable to show up: http//localhost:8080. > > I'm connected to a router via a wireless network which in turn connects > me > > to the internet. I have Mcafee antivirus, firewall and spyware installed. > > > > I will now look into the problem from this direction as well. Thank you. > > > > Krish > > > > On Sun, Mar 28, 2010 at 8:28 PM, Caldarale, Charles R < > > chuck.caldar...@unisys.com> wrote: > > > > > > From: Krishanu Biswas [mailto:biswas.krish...@googlemail.com] > > > > Subject: access to localhost:8080 fails > > > > > > > > I've a 6.0.26 (latest) Tomcat installed on my laptop (windows vista > > > > ulltimate). When inside corporate network, it works. In home network, > > > > it doesn't. > > > > > > Sounds like whatever security agent you're using imposes different > > firewall > > > rules depending on whether or not you're attached to the corporate > > network. > > > (The one we use - SEP - certainly does.) You'll have to figure out > how > > to > > > change the firewall config - if you're allowed to. > > > > > > - Chuck > > > > > > > > > THIS COMMUNICATION MAY CONTAIN CONFIDENTIAL AND/OR OTHERWISE > PROPRIETARY > > > MATERIAL and is thus for use only by the intended recipient. If you > > received > > > this in error, please contact the sender and delete the e-mail and its > > > attachments from all computers. > > > > > > > > > --------------------------------------------------------------------- > > > To unsubscribe, e-mail: users-unsubscr...@tomcat.apache.org > > > For additional commands, e-mail: users-h...@tomcat.apache.org > > > > > > > > >