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Re: Curl Error (7 )Connect failed

From: Daniel Stenberg <>
Date: Mon, 20 Oct 2003 08:58:20 +0200 (CEST)

On Mon, 20 Oct 2003, Pravin Jade wrote:

> cURL 7.10.5 is installed on m/c.

What's m/c?

> Just issuing curl command , it works fine. But when I try to isue command
> curl http://localhost OR curl , it gives Error ( 7 )
> Connect failed. I can connect to any website through browser from my m/c. So
> connection seems to be OK. What may be the reason for this? Please help me
> out in this regard.

localhost? Do you run a web server on port 80 on localhost?

Are you possibly using a proxy when you use your browser?

The error 7 means that the TCP connect fails to the given host/port.

 Daniel Stenberg -- curl: been grokking URLs since 1998
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Received on 2003-10-20