Connected to Putty SSH and cannot access local tomcat server

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http://serverfault.com – I have an Oracle Database at a remote server. I have created a SSH tunnel (using putty) to that remote database server and I am able to access that database server using I am creating a web application and to test it I execute it at: localhost:8080/WebApplication. However, every time, I create the putty session, I am unable to access my web application. My tomcat server comes up, but remains inaccessible using the browser. The localhost automatically gets redirected to a different IP (HowTos)