Definitions for "Localhost"
"Localhost" refers to the local computer that a program is running on. For ...
A placeholder for the name of the computer on which a program is running; localhost uses the reserved loopback IP address
a server application running on your own computer
The assumed host when no hostname is given.
A keyword that is used to identify the host on which you are executing. If the client uses a sasServer definition with a sasMachineDNSName of localhost, the client connects to the host on which the client is executing.
The distinguished name referring to the name of the current machine. Localhost is useful for applications requiring a host name.