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Old 11-22-2010, 01:09 PM
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Hi turpinj,

Thanks for pointing out the difference between Mac OS X and Windows. This problem you are seeing is a limitation of Mac OS X. Windows provides 127.x.x.x for the loopback, but Mac OS X only provides To use any other address (,, etc.) you will need to manually add the interface. Here is an example command for adding an IP address:
ifconfig lo0 alias
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