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

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How to add authentication to closed-source server?

The software for the TV tuner in my Windows7 HTPC runs an HTTP server that allows me to control and stream TV in my browser. However, there is no authentication, which is fine for the LAN but not for ...
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How configure requests from other ports to port 443?

I am trying to configure my first https, and i think i get it, but there is a problem: the site wont open in http, just https, because of this, i want redirect everything to https. I am using ...
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Give a command HTTP proxy auth access

I'd like to let a command (wsimport) access a URL through an HTTP proxy with authentication. It can be configured to use a proxy, but not with auth. I was wondering if a tool such as netcat, or any ...
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How to check what kind of files web page consists

Is there a way to check what files web page consists. For example I want to download .txt files from the web page, but I dont want all .txt files, some of them, and before I want to check are there ...
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Is there a way to download all .txt files from the page via curl or wget command

My question is in a title: Is there a way to download all .txt files from the page via curl or wget command? Thanks
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Prevent Thunderbird from mangling HTML signature

I just recently put together a HTML signature that uses a little bit of CSS the problem is that Thunderbird mangles a @import for a google web-font by trying to turn the URL into a Link. I saw in ...
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Accessing a website through its IP address instead of hostname

I would like to know the chances of not being able to access a website only through the domain name and denied of access through its direct IP address. I wish draw attention to the following ...
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HTTP performance over high latency links

I have users that previously used FTP for file transfers across high latency paths to their local server. They have switched to HTTP for these transfers (not by choice) and file transfer perforamance ...
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How to download all HTTP files from a server

I have to do some work on one website, for example example.com, but I need to acces some HTTP sites (example.com/example.htm, example.com/example2, …) I don't know how are they named) but I dont know ...
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Apache returning 403 status code

I'm basically having a basic HTML document and I am trying to link a JavaScript file and a .gif file which is in a CSS file. However, I notice that the networks tab of my browser says that it ...
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logging package in python - do_POST between two simple http servers

I have two http servers that talk with each other. the scenario is that serverA get a POST request from "outside" (not serverB, by: curl -X POST localhost:8888 ), then serverA sends POST request ...
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HTTP Sniffing using wireshark

I am using Wireshark on my Mac, which is running Yosemite. When I am sniffing the HTTP protocol, I can only see the HTTP/get and I cannot see the HTTP/OK.. Is there a way to enable this on my MAC? I ...
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What protocol is used to transfer a message in a HTTP application?

This is from an interview question - http://www.glassdoor.com/Interview/Yelp-Software-Engineering-Intern-Interview-Questions-EI_IE43314.0,4_KO5,32_IP2.htm "protocol used to transfer message in HTTP ...
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Virtualhost access through HTTP proxy

Given the fact that every HTTP proxy rewrites the "Host" header, for example, if i send a request to xxx.com with the header "Host: yyy.com", every HTTP proxy will change it in a request to xxx.com ...
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Redirect HTTP paths to a different server and port

I have a home server that is running multiple applications. I currently can access these services remotely, by using a specific port number. Due to web filtering reasons, this will not work for me ...
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Firefox 35 network monitor, don't merge same-name http header, can I?

I'm using Firefox 35 to debug HTTP protocol, but find some weird thing. The server response header is: HTTP/1.1 401 Authorization Required Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2015 06:12:00 GMT Server: Apache/2.2.27 ...
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Having trouble understanding how corkscrew works

I've recently been trying to use corkscrew alongside ssh and have had trouble understanding what to put in the http proxy field. I imagine this is just a misunderstanding on my part, but I thought I ...
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Why are PNG and TIFF formats treated differently than JPG and GIF by a webserver?

I observed that my web-browser kept download PNG and TIFF images, while happily displayed JPG and GIF when I clicked on a link to that image. Ex. http://somesite.com/image.<format> On closer ...
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Some websites never finish loading

I've got a really weird issue with my new system, certain websites never finish loading. The issue happens in IE, Chrome, and Firefox but Chrome is able to load some websites Firefox isn't loading and ...
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Does Apache need firewall access for code server requests?

Would just like quick clarification on something. For a development stack such as LAMP or XAMPP for a local server; does Apache require access over the firewall (e.g. port 80) if, for instance, some ...
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How does a client know when a https or https request has been fulfilled? [closed]

I am wondering how a client that has requested a webpage froma get request for example knows exactly when it has received all the requested data and that there is no more data to come using both https ...
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Why does this script work as expected in 'curl', but not in the browser?

I have a script which when accessed with the HTTP protocol will send some data, pause for a few seconds, then send some more data, repeating until all the data is sent. When I access it in curl, it ...
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Fiddler doesn't capture traffic from remote clients on virtual machine

I have Fiddler installed on a virtual machine (VMware). I want to monitor incoming HTTP traffic (requests from remote clients). But Fiddler doesn't show any incoming HTTP requests. Outcoming requests ...
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Cannot retrieve http sites when using OpenVPN, but https sites work just fine. Why?

I am using a VPN provider that uses OpenVPN. I don´t wont any other traffic leave my computer so I have set up my iptables like this: iptables -P INPUT DROP iptables -P FORWARD DROP iptables -P ...
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How secure are go lang based HTTP Servers? [closed]

How secure should I consider the go lang net/http framework to be? I understand just how broad a question this is, but I'm wondering how robust I should consider the framework itself, NOT the ...
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Pages from specific web server fail to load on Android browser

I have a weird problem I can't get a handle on. No page from the site http://www.donegalnow.com will load in the default Android browser. All pages from the same site load using Chrome for Android and ...
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Why other port in URL in front got http?

An example of a URL that links to a web hosting control panel: http://example.com:3500 HTTP is port 80. Why does it list port 3500? Is it port 3500 or port 80?
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Cannot curl webserver from outside network

I have a webserver running on one of my home computers. I am able to access it within my network, on another computer, with curl localWebserverIP:8888. However, I am having issues accessing it from ...
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Why does nslookup for espn.com give an IP that goes to go.com?

If I do an nslookup on espn.com, an IP is returned 199.181.132.250. When I put this value in the browser I get go.com. If I had add a 'Host header to the request, I still end up on go.com. What am I ...
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Google Chrome much slower when using file:// instead of http://

I occasionally have html files stored locally that I need to view. Opening them in Google Chrome as file:///path/to/file.html is excruciatingly slow. If I serve them up over http like ...
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Invalid HTTP response received from host on port 443

I am facing issue with my nagios monitor installed in centos 6 server saying HTTP CRITICAL - Invalid HTTP response received from host on port 443:. i have opened the port but still giving the same ...
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Send and receive file in curl

I have a remote server running and i want to send a text file to that server. I have this script to upload the file: curl -F 'txtfile=@sometxtfile.txt''http://www.example.com/transfers' My ...
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Authentication requests for HTTPS calls through an HTTP proxy

Am I right in thinking that if you have a service protected by SSL on the other side of an HTTP proxy which requires authentication that: You authenticate using HTTP sending an unencrypted (albeit ...
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HTTP GET works but OPTIONS says Empty reply from server

I am having this problem where ajax calls to my dev server is not working. The weird thing is that it only happens on this one particular machine. It happens across all browsers, when I use Chrome ...
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Hydra empty response, only difference is header locaion

I'm trying to crack my web page to see if it is possible or not. When you try to login on loginpage.php, form is posted to checklogin.php. checklogin.php checks form data and sets Session if login is ...
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Python SimpleHTTPServer

A few questions about python's quick and easy http server module. Is it secure? It is only available to people on my lan, right? If somebody typed in my public ip xxx.xx.xx.xxx:8000 it wouldn't work? ...
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Can telnet be used with any application level text protocol based on TCP/IP?

Can telnet be used with any application level text protocol like http or smtp?
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How to get server IP from given url [duplicate]

Can anyone tell me how to get the IP of a server, for example: https://capi-eval.signnow.com/api/document/ I need it for curl call, which might be slow because of dns. I can't get ip with ping ...
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wget stops downloading: Cannot write to `-' (success)

Please have in mind that I don't know anything about servers, nor any of its vocabulary, I am a simple web coder, trying to figure my way on the universe! I'm trying to link dropbox on my server, I am ...
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What is the difference between UDP and HTTP torrent trackers?

In the context of bittorrent what's the difference between http and udp trackers? HTTP is an application layer protocol and UDP is a transport layer protocol so the concepts seem non-overlapping. I ...
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Getting error “Set ”Content-Type“ header to overwrite this value.” on using Advanced Rest Client App to test the response of C# Application

I just started using the Advanced Rest Client App to test the response generated by a C# application. I am using the POST method to send userid and requestName to the application which receives these ...
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Rate-limit Apache with Blacklist and Whitelist

I spent several hours trying to configure iptables/ufw to do this for HTTP requests handled by Apache2: White list a set of IP ranges (search engine bots) Add IPs to a 24 hour block list after X ...
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What is vegur appearing in HTTP headers?

On some websites there are the following headers which consist vegur, e.g. Via: 1.1 vegur In here (check the headers) and also in that post. I've tried to look for it, but I couldn't find it. Is ...
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Chrome cache protocol: avoid too many redirects

I have a server running apache on http (port 80) and https (port 8443). On the same server I have tomcat running https (port 443) I want to disable https 8443 port on apache server, using only port ...
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Which HTTP Authentication used?

I need a way to find out which HTTP Auth mechanism is used for a particular website/web-server, which is responding to my HTTP request. I am open to use any browser, or any other tool (like ...
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How does a server get notified about the HTTP request?

I have a basic understanding of how HTTP works. I understand the client (web browser) makes a request and server responds back to the request. However, the thing I don't understand is how does a web ...
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How does a web server return an HTTP request?

I'm sorry if this is a really stupid question; my networking knowledge is pretty sparse. So, a user makes a HTTP request to some address. That request comes from an address on a local subnet, but the ...
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Home server software [closed]

I have a computer that runs pretty much always. It runs windows 8.1 and due to being a gaming computer, is powerful enough to handle server operations. I would like to run a server software on it to ...
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Is it true that http requests via proxy cannot be detected and blocked by the target server? [closed]

In the situation in which a server A sends http requests via php under proxy to server B is it real that server B can't know that the requests are sent by a proxy? And if server B administrator is ...
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How to anonymize an Apache log after the fact?

I encountered a bug in an open source PHP program and I want to create a bug report. I expect that the server log will be important for the developers (as a minimum, it is needed to prove that there ...