HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) is the protocol most commonly used to transfer information around the World Wide Web.

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Lightweight http server on Linux (or mongoose replacement) [closed]

I'm looking for a straight-forward http server that doesn't require tweaking configuration files and root privilege to use on Linux. There used to be mongoose but they stopped offering binary for ...
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Connecting to a file store through a VPN

For an assignment, I have to build a service for the "road warriors" of a theoretical company. Basically, they need remote access to a file store or share that has to go through a VPN in the cloud. ...
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Smart searching in Google Chrome

I recently saw a person do a search on his web browser. He was searching on his company's website. If I wanted to do a search on his company's website, I would usually go to the company website, and ...
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How to disable *all* HTTP methods on Apache [2.2.29 (Unix)]

My web server responds to junk HTTP methods through telnet and I would like to prevent this. I initially used the code bellow to prevent TRACE,TRACK and DEBUG in my .htaccess file: RewriteCond ...
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Setting up RStudio Server as subdirectory

I installed RStudio Server and I can connect to it at localhost:8787. I want to access it from localhost/rstudio (really myserver.com/rstudio). I'm following the instructions here. However, I'm ...
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What else is online that doesn't come under WWW (World Wide Web)? [closed]

I understand the difference between Internet and WWW, that internet refers to whole network that binds all the machines (servers and clients or hosts) together and differentiates between each of them ...
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Strange response from a HTTP server

I noticed an unfamiliar device when scanning my local wireless network. It had two open (listening?) TCP ports; TCP/80 (http?) & TCP/443 (https?). In an effort to identify the unfamiliar ...
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How would I do a GET and parameters requests in ncat using udp?

I'm trying to learn the difference between http and udp. So how would I request via udp: udp://server/path_name?param1=value1&param2=value2 Theoretically is that kind of thing possible or am I ...
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Searchable full-text log of web history using local proxy

I'm looking for instructions (most likely in the form of links to relevant pages) for how to set up the following: A local http proxy which logs everything and keeps the documents forever and a way ...
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Why is firefox private window sending a cookie?

I was tracing with wireshark and started a private window with firefox. I am wondering why there is a cookie being sent in the GET request as so GET http://www.colorado.edu/ HTTP/1.1 Host: ...
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why can't I perform “GET” on nc, while I can browse to the site using web browser

I host an apache http server on my laptop. I put a text file in the web root: test.txt I use firefox to browse to the site: http://192.168.0.100/test.txt Everything runs smoothly, I can view the ...
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Why are HTTPS connections not slow anymore?

When the web was young, HTTP connections were relatively fast, and HTTPS connections were painfully slow. In the last several years, the speed of HTTPS connections are often very similar to that of ...
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How to create a single http proxy that forwarding to many SOCKS

I need a http proxy server which can delegate requests to many socks servers from the list. I used to solve this problem by creating many process of "DeleGate" but i think this is not a good idea. I ...
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Mount HTTP Serverlocally

i have a HTTP server in windows machine.so i want to mount that to my Linux machine locally.Is that possible.How we can do that.We can mount FTP using curlftpfs.Is there any thing for HTTP.I am using ...
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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mount http host as local dirctory something like curlftpfs

Is there any way to mount a HTTP host as local directory .so we can mount ftp host as local directory using curlftpfs.Is there any option for HTTP.Thanks in advance
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Execute HTTP/S stream on Windows

Is it possible to execute HTTPS download link directly? I guess I seen such thing at Windows XP but see no more at Windows 10.
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HTTP Post to login to a website with timestamp, token, username and password

From a script I want to login to a website. For that I searched the source for the POST request. The post request to login the website has the data "username", "passwort", "timestamp" and "token". ...
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Catch Metadata from Icecast-audio-stream

I want to receive metadata from this station: http://ice1.somafm.com/deepspaceone-128-mp3 In order to achieve this I did the following request via shell: $ GET -H "Icy-MetaData: 1" ...
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Can HTTP servers on a LAN be hacked into from the web?

I have set up a web server on a ESP8266 microcontroller inside my local area network. HTTP GET requests sent to this unit can switch on and off a mains outlet, and I'm planning on deploying a couple ...
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Intercept traffic from a RJ45 TV box

I'm using a box that connects to the internet using an RJ45 cable. I would like to see the HTTP traffic that goes in and out the box. Would you plug a computer to the same network and run Wireshark, ...
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Cannot restart apache on Centos 7

I cannot restart HTTPD on Centos 7. When I try to run the command it shows this error below. How can I overcome this? -- -- Unit session-735.scope has begun starting up. Apr 12 15:33:01 ...
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iptables rule doesn't work for port 80

My VM has set some rules for access to a web server and a SSH. The server is running in the internal port 8080 en redirected using iptables to the port 80 with the command: iptables -t nat -A ...
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Limit POST method of Apache by location

I have tried to set the settings in Apache for limiting the POST method according to location as below <Location /Project/ModuleA> AuthType Basic AuthName "GIT Repository" AuthUserFile ...
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Cache big file downloads systemwide on Windows

I'm on Windows 8.1 and I'm working with a lot of scripts that automatically download Linux images and create VMs with it. Also docker images etc. and these VMs or docker images are downloading a ton ...
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http connection works with IP address in Nginx but not with domain name

I have a website setup using Nginx. If I try to connect through IP it works fine. But whenever I try to connect through domain name, I got connection reset error. telnet mydomain 80 Works fine. ...
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Why Selenium IDE does not work here?

I would be glad if you prove me wrong but apparently Selenium IDE is fairly unreliable. For example, the last command in the following script does not have any effect inside the script but if I double ...
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URL with http not working

I have problem with my mac. no url is working with http url and if I use https then it's working fine. I saw this error in each browser ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED I think this might be a virus because ...
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How to use CURL tool?

I just got introduced to CURL today and I went to their website to download the tool and all I got is .cgi file called "metalink" and I don't know how to use it or how to run it, can someone help ...
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What is another use for port 8080/8443 other than a proxy?

I see alot of servers with port 8080 open. Most times I am able to connect to the proxy server, but the majority are unable to make requests outside the network, or internally. What is the purpose of ...
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Why is JS/CSS rejected because of mixed content?

I have an application (static web site) which is served internally in HTTP but the access from the end users' browsers is forced to HTTPS via a load balancer: +-------------------------+ ...
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Can't get windows host file to forward HTTPS headers

I'm currently trying to write a proxy in C# using the host file to redirect requests (specific request). I only want it to intercept one address. It's on Windows and the proxy is run locally on the ...
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I spliced Raspbian and Kali by accident… should I be worried?

So, I recently got a Raspberry Pi. I installed Raspbian Wheezy on it immediately, got it all set up with SSH and VNC, and ready to go. One day I decided that it would be a brilliant idea to install ...
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Reasons why curl and http request produce different responses

I have recently setup a personal website using github pages for hosting and DNS with freenom. When I make a request using curl: curl --header "Host: example.com" http://192.30.252.153/ I get the ...
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How do web servers know whether you're using direct IP address access?

Some web servers, when accessed using their IP address, return an error that direct IP address access is not allowed. I've been wondering for some time how this works. I mean, doesn't the browser ...
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How to Import *.p7s certificate chain into keystore?

I've used this commands to create my csr keytool -genkey -alias server -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -keystore domain.jks -dname "CN=*.domain.com,OU=Software Development, O=Company Name, L=Asuncion, ...
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Can I retrieve and access a simple JSON object via HTTP in LibreOffice Calc?

I've located a web API resource that I'd like to access from LibreOffice Calc. It returns a simple JSON/JavaScript object that's basically just a handful of name value pairs, one of which I want to ...
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Fedora Firewall not blocking http

I have a fedora machine running that I use for my daily work, mostly working on websites. Whenever I wanted to check something from another device within the local network, I had to first enable http ...
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Local webserver iOS connection error

I'm running a local webserver on my Windows 7 computer that is connected with my router through WiFi. All Firewall and Antivirus features are disabled on that computer. When I try to access my ...
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Simple dev cli loadbalancer/proxy

Is there any simple cli based loadbalancer/proxy that I can use to setup my dev environment to avoid CORS calls. On our production setup we use HAProxy which will avoid the CORS issue but on my local ...
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How do you remove HTTP links from the Run Task History in Windows 10?

Here's a screenshot of the Run Task showing HTTP links. And there are many instances of the Run Task showing up entries I haven't typed before, like ms-settings:network-vpn and so on. I wondered if ...
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Why might this website not be yielding the same response in wget as it does in Firefox?

I want to fetch instances of this web page via a script which injects variations of the parameters into HTTP POST. Using the Firefox Tamper Data extension, I captured a sample request. Here are the ...
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Apache config related issue

I'm trying to harden my apache installation, and so deny access from apache to my root directory, but i'm kind of confused, because in the config it already says, that it's denying access to the root ...
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How to redirect random port to a closed port

As the title might suggest, i'm trying to redirect a port (ex: 64400) to a closed port (ex: 22). What i would like to know is if there is any possibility to do this directly form my router, or is my ...
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Can HTTP deliver video over the internet or is that TCP?

The post below talks about delivering video content to users via HTTP. Is it confusing it with the TCP protocol? ...
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MS Word — Unable to open <link>. Cannot open the specified file

RE: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2010-word/some-hyperlinks-to-pdfs-will-not-work-in-word/79274141-b55e-4ce1-9a37-e07f7f77c816 I'm experiencing the same problem as above, ...
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VirtualBox http connection error

I am trying to connect to VirtualBox remotely using the following code, String url = "http://192.168.0.101:18083"; String user = "..."; String passwd = "..."; VirtualBoxManager mgr = ...
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Capture Only HTTP traffic in tshark

I am new to tshark tool usage. I am trying to use tshark tool for capturing only HTTP traffic but i am unable to do it. Here is the cmd i run to get the all traffic: tshark -c 1000 -w packetFile.pcap ...
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How to share big data

I want to share 1TB of compressed data, but I want that the files can be downloaded with wget? I have tried GitHub and Google drive, but I can't get the files with wget. How can I share big data?
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View source in Google Chrome shows last XHR request instead of html document

I am setting up Nginx content caching, and think I got everything working great, but for some strange reason, when I view source in Chrome, it displays the last XHR request (JSON) instead of the HTML ...