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

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Trouble downloading files from elance.com [on hold]

I do contract work using Elance (www.elance.com). The problem is file download keeps failing again and again ..... sometimes even after several dozen tries. I get an error `"Unknown network error" ...
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Php server-to-server request Not working [on hold]

I have two webservers (www.serverA.com and www.serverB.com) and I wantend to have one to them making requests to another. Im using HttpRequest2 php library to do that. When I make a GET request to ...
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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 ...
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Representing web app users as OS users - bad idea?

How bad an idea is to have a web app that represents its users through OS users rather then storing them in a data base? And assuming their privileges are properly set up, to handle their http ...
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Structure of an HTTP Header? [closed]

Is there an RFC I can look at for the structure of an HTTP header? I've looked here: http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec14.html but this seems specific to Headers defined in the spec. ...
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Is it possible to get the download file name of an mp3 from server using bash?

I am trying to get the final download file name of an mp3 from a server, specifically audiotool.com e.g. http://api.audiotool.com/track/haunt_opaque/mixdown.mp3 When you navigate to this url in a ...
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Access to all links on a domain(no hyperlink available)

I need to have access to all links like: http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code1.asp http://www.thewebsitename.com/random_alphanumeric_code2.asp etc.for a given website: ...
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What kind of website would benefit from an SSD powered hosting? [closed]

I've been hosting sites for quite sometime now on regular HDD servers, they pretty much do the job fast enough for me. I was wondering what kind of sites would typically benefit from SSD powered ...
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Mass grabing part of HTML source code using shell scripts

From this page, a radio show http://www.ellinofreneianet.gr/sounds.php?s=0&p=10&o=l I want to download all the recorded shows. They are all this type of pages ...
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Can't get HTTP connection to Amazon Web Services EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance

I have an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance with a Windows Server 2012 AMI on it. I have installed XAMPP on it, and have started the apache server from the XAMPP Control Panel. It starts successfully. ...
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Particular website is not available from TOR network

Particular website is not available from TOR network on all devices we tried in different networks. Regular access works fine. Hosting support replied they do not restrict access from TOR network. ...
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Try to download mp3 with wget but it redirects to another site?

I am trying to download mp3 files from this adress hanialrefai using wget like this: wget -r -l0 -k -p -A.mp3 http://hanialrefai.com but it redirects me to http://quantsa.ru/?pw and then it say: ...
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How can I get the Full URL's being accessed over TCP, on OSX (or linux)

Is there a way that I can have iftop (or some other command) run on my mac (linux also is okay) which will display the exact http requests which are being made, including the parameters being sent ...
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HTTP requests from browsers stop working randomly (windows 8)

For some reason I can't understand, sometime (every hour or so), for a short period of time (15 sec.) the HTTP requests done from the web browsers are not working. If I do a ping, it works fine. All ...
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Mac OSX HTTP slowness

I've been having internet issues at work for a while now. I'm using Mavericks on a 2013 retina MBP, and the internet will repeatedly just start being abysmally slow connecting to websites. Websites ...
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Different website at https:// then at http://

I own a couple of domains, each with a static site serving plain HTML pages. Let say one at www.example.com and another www. example.org. If I enter http :// www. example.com or http:/ ...
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Can't access server with http (out of the blue) ftp works

Not sure if this is the right place for this question but I'm desperate. I'm developing on a test server in Canada (I'm in Greece) I start doing my thing and then out of the blue I can't access the ...
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“Ebay.com” randomly not working inside network

Before I go to the work of calling my ISP I decided to see if this community has an answer. I have never had this issue before, and I also haven't done any hardware or firmware changes recently. So ...
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Java OSX 1.6 Mac does not connect to network

When using httpclient calls on the network, only Java 1.6 (Java 1.6 065) on OSX does not connect outside of the network. But when connecting to the same URL from any other application, the connection ...
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intercept zip file download request to view contents?

user 'A' downloads a zip file from a web server via HTTP/HTTPS, and after downloading he immediately deletes that zip file from server. In this scenario,can user 'B' (not having direct access to ...
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Audio stream from raspberry pi using ffserver

have went along lot of methods to stream audio from Raspberry pi mic input, But i failed to get that completed. I tried with avserver, ffserver, That only get and store the audio file in raspberry pi ...
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HTTP headers of Gmail

I just examined the headers of HTTP requests and responses regarding to Gmail. First, I submitted username and password and examined the headers. Then deleted an email from inbox and examined again. ...
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Find URL that a process, application or script is requesting

I can see the established network connection a program creates with TCPview, netstat or Resource Monitor but I'm trying to see the URL a program initially reaches out to. For instance, this URL ...
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Using tshark, how to filter all packages without data packages (http)

I'm trying to filter all the HTTP packages with a capture filter, cuz I need to save the packages in a .pcap file. But I don't want to save the data packages.
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Windows: trigger an http request from keys

I'm a linux/mac user, don't know anything on windows. I need to trigger an http request when the combination alt+F8 is pressed. With Window 8.1. Only with free/open software. How can I do it?
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Magento | After SSL Setup, Images not shown

My problem is, i setup a Comodo Positive SSL on solempet.com When i changed the options for front page to secure https urls, images and css now shown. I mean site is not load properly and images, css ...
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Force PC to use HTTP instead HTTPS on pages like Facebook or Google [duplicate]

Is this possible? I know plugin for Firefox "HTTPS Everywhere", but i need opposite of it. Thank for answers.
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Mozilla Thunderbird HTTP Authentication

I set up Mozilla Thunderbird on Windows 7 Enterprise, and I set my main page to my own site. (Which requires HTTP/1.1 authentication). Before I even have an HTTP authentication window (displayed for ...
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Various IPs unaccessible after connection to new WiFi

since I've connected to my parents' wireless network, there are several programs that stopped working on any network connection (even mine, even though they used to work on that before). Examples are: ...
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what is wrong with my squid configuration?

I installed squid3 on my Debian server and replaced squid.conf with this code acl manager proto cache_object acl localhost src 127.0.0.1/32 acl to_localhost dst 127.0.0.0/8 acl localnet src myip/24 ...
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Network Sniffer identifying strange requests to *.crdui.com

So I just downloaded a Network Sniffer on my local machine, as I think something is going on. As soon as I opened it, selected my network adapter (an LTE stick), it started showing me requests from ...
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How to get URL of a file in an HTTP GET request?

There's a web server that I access regularly by making an HTTP GET request like so: http://www.example.com/index.php?file=12&hd=0 It returns an OK response with a content type of video/x-flv and ...
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nginx - ssl and www redirect configuration

this is related to: http://stackoverflow.com/questions/24538973/django-allowed-hosts-error-for-www-domain-and-ip-address i'm attempting to redirect www and non-ssl requests to ssl non-www domain for ...
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Is there any solution/utilities to compress and upload a large file simultenously?

Upload a large file via broadband connection takes time. Compress the file using max. compression ratio before upload also consume time. Is there any solution that may compress and upload file to ...
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Rewrite HTTP requests on a single URL

Is it possible to rewrite certain URL requests in Windows (8.1)? The background story is that I am programming some application and have hit a blocker bug, and on all requests to a single URL I will ...
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crawling google links produces 400 error

I had a google scraper some time ago that quit working when they made some security changes. I just had a task come up and realized something must of changed a lot. the best I can get with any tool to ...
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Firefox does not prompt for password for http authenticated sites, how to make it prompt?

I'm trying to log in to the corporate intranet. It used to ask me for a password in Firefox. But suddenly it stopped to do so, and only shows an HTTP 401 Unauthorized error message, just like when ...
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What is a networking monitoring tool/plugin that can provide detailed information on requests in Chrome [closed]

I use a tool called tamperdata in Firefox that provides a decent listing of the request information. I think it does a better job filtering out the content and also provides a way to tamper the ...
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Opening port 80 in router has no results

A friend of mine has a ADSL modem and I need to forward some ports. I have already forwarded the 1521 port (Oracle) and it's working fine. Now I need to forward the port 80. I already set up his IIS ...