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The localhost-address (127.0.0.1); is this an addresses supported by the OS or is this the address for the computer?

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Localhost is a reserved domain name used to refer to 'this computer' localhost will always resolve to 127.0.0.1 (on IPv4). Check out Localhost and loopback.