Unable To Connect To The Configured Development Web Server

Unable To Connect To The Configured Development Web Server?

Unable To Connect To The Configured Development Web Server? If you use MAMP – a software stack for development and testing web projects locally – you may encounter the Unable To Connect To The Configured Development Web Server error. This typically occurs when there’s an issue with your port’s configuration.

Network services must use a combination of IP address and TCP port to identify themselves. This means that only one service can use a particular port at a time.

Restart Apache:

Apache is a cross-platform server that allows web services to be served from it. It is developed and maintained by Apache Software. The foundation is mainly used on UNIX and Linux-based operating systems, but it also works on Windows. It acts as a bridge between physical servers and client machines, delivering content based on user requests.

You can modify its configuration settings in several ways. Its default configuration allows it to listen to all network interfaces and ports for incoming requests. However, you can restrict this to specific ports or addresses by adding a listen directive to the configuration file. The order of these directives is important, as later ones override conflicting earlier ones.

Once configured, you can start and stop it by clicking the icons in XAMPP’s system tray icon. To check whether the server is running, click Info or Status. This displays a dialog with more information about your Apache server configuration.

In the Status dialog, you can select which modules should be active and configure their behavior. You can also view log files and watch them, which is useful if you want to test the server’s functionality. In addition, you can change the status (enabled or disabled) of modules that are not currently active. You can also add new modules by clicking the Add Module button.

Restart XAMPP

XAMPP is a cross-platform development web server that allows programmers to test their code and websites locally. It is easy to install and works on Windows, Linux, and Mac OS X. XAMPP contains the same components as many common web servers, including Apache HTTP server, MariaDB database, and interpreters for PHP and Perl programming languages. The XAMPP software packet is updated frequently by the Apache Friends project, and its users can customize it to fit their individual needs.

To use XAMPP, download the file from the Apache Friends website for your platform. You can find separate download links for each operating system, and the file size is relatively small (around 110MB). Once you have downloaded the file, run it to initiate the setup process. The installer will ask you to select the components you want to install. When the installation process is complete, you will see an XAMPP icon on your desktop or the start menu.

Double-clicking on this icon will open the XAMPP Control Panel window. You can then start and stop different XAMPP modules by clicking the buttons under “Actions”. When the XAMPP Control Panel window opens, you should see that all services are running. Once everything is set up, you can begin developing your website. You can also access the XAMPP Control Panel by searching for C:xampp on Windows or by double-clicking the app with the XAMPP name in the Applications folder on macOS.


Restart your browser:

If you are experiencing problems with your browser, it could be due to several issues. One common problem is an error message that states “Your connection was reset.” This error can occur when you are attempting to access a website, connect to a game, or even work from home on your computer. It can be a frustrating issue to deal with, but it is usually easy to fix.

This error is caused by a server timeout and may be related to the network connection or the device you are using. It is important to understand the cause of this error so you can resolve it quickly.

Another cause of this error is that the host file or firewall/router Access Control settings are blocking your connection to the server. If this is the case, you will need to change the firewall/router settings to allow your connection.

The DNS cache on your computer can also cause this error. This cache contains information about websites you visit and the IP addresses associated with them. The cache can become outdated, which will cause the ERR_CONNECTION_TIMED_OUT error to appear. To solve this, you can use the Command Prompt to flush the DNS cache.

Sometimes, the problem is simple and can be resolved by simply restarting your browser. This is often the first step in troubleshooting errors. It is also a good idea to clear your browser’s cache regularly. This will help keep your browsing experience fast and free from any problems.

Check your network settings:

If you see the ERR_Connection_Refused error message, your network settings may be preventing your localhost web server from connecting to your browser. To fix the problem, disable your firewall until you finish developing your site. Firewalls are designed to protect your computer from unauthorized connections, but they sometimes block safe websites or incoming ports.

Ensure that your development server is configured to forward HTTP requests to the Android device. To do so, click the Port forwarding button. In the Port text field, enter the hostname or Internet Protocol (IP) address of your development web server. Then, type the Transmission Control Protocol (TCP) port number that your web application uses.

If the checkbox is selected, the configuration is visible only in the current project and cannot be reused in other projects. Clear the checkbox to make the configuration available to all WebStorm projects.

Check whether your computer is obtaining an IP address and DNS address automatically via DHCP. If not, enable them.

Rasheed Alam

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