Couldn't see any requests from Localhost server

1. Problem

  • I'm running a localhost server at port 8080, but I couldn't see any traffics from Proxyman app

2. Why does it happen?

By default, all localhost traffics won't go through HTTP/HTTPS Proxy on macOS, so we couldn't see any requests or responses on Proxyman app.

3. Solutions

Map localhost to domain name in /etc/hosts

  1. Open etc/hosts file

$ vim /etc/hosts

2. Add Domain Name:

Ex: 127.0.0.1 my-website.dev or 0.0.0.0 my-website.dev

3. Save hosts file

4. Access your localhost server by http://proxyman.dev:8080 (replace 8080 with your localhost ports)

5. Enjoy local traffic on Proxyman

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