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  Apache Web-Serving with Mac OS X: Part 1
Subject:   me too : Cannot access username via the http://127.0.0.1/~username/
Date:   2003-04-12 17:03:59
From:   anonymous2
Response to: me too : Cannot access username via the http://127.0.0.1/~username/

127.0.0.1 is a loopback address. It accesses the current machine you are on. Therefore, you cannot access another machine with it. To access the other machine, you have to know its IP address, which can easily be obtained by opening a DOS prompt and typing:
ipconfig /all