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

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Get POST Data From Firefox History?

I am a writer/blogger. Yesterday, I wrote a long blog post on Html 5 Editor in Firefox and click the save button. I got some error. When I click the back button, all of my blog content vanished. Is ...
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Mitigating http attacks away from Express

I'm serving a few static files using Express and Node.JS, what can I do to protect against http floods such as POST attacks and GET attacks?
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“Middleman” for URLs (http opens)

I was wondering if there is a possibility to have a middleman/firewall-like functionality in Windows which would enable me to review the URL the application is trying to send to the browser and decide ...
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simple web page to control some http rest api functions [closed]

I have some hardware that exposes an http api (KEMP Load Balancers) (http://kemptechnologies.com/files/support/documentation/KEMP_Restful%20API.pdf) I would like to create a web page that has some ...
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POST http(s) request with xml content in Power Query

I have a POST http request which works good in HttpRequester (Firefox plugin). I know that it is possible to call POST request in Power Query but cannot find working solution. Here is the original ...
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file downloaded via firefox and curl have different size

When I download a file from this link by Firefox its size is 74580 B, But when I download it by curl with exactly all of header was sent by Firefox its size is 79891 B (I copied all header from ...
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SSHing thru an HTTP proxy

Typical scenario: I'm trying to SSH thru a corporate HTTP proxy to a remote machine using corkscrew, and I get: ssh_exchange_identification: Connection closed by remote host Obviously, there's a ...
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Why would you ever set MaxKeepAliveRequests to anything but unlimited?

Apache's KeepAliveTimeout exists to close a keep-alive connection if a new request is not issued within a given period of time. Provided the user does not close his browser/tab, this timeout (usually ...
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How to log requests matched by mod_rewrite's RewriteCond directive to a seperate file

I am trying to log specific requests to a separate log file matched by RewriteCond directive on Apache 2.2. Following is the portion of Apache config where i am trying to achieve this : ...
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Why does the percent sign in a URL cause an HTTP 400 Bad Request error?

I stumbled upon this by accident when mistyping the URL for a web page in my web browser. Why does visiting http://example.com/% cause an HTTP 400 Bad Request error to be thrown? Is the server ...
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How to download a file through Telnet using HTTP request? [closed]

I need to download a file, for example: http://gensho.acc.umu.se/debian-cd/7.5.0/amd64/iso-dvd/debian-7.5.0-amd64-DVD-1.iso with usage of Telnet and HTTP request. How can I do that?
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Is it possible to disable the HTTP referer header being passed by browsers?

Is it possible to force browsers so they don't include the HTTP referer header? I'd like that every page visit looks like it's accessed by a manually typed URL in the browser's address bar, not like ...
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UFW Not Allowing Apt-Get and other HTTP Services Out

I've built a limited firewall appliance out of a Raspberry Pi, two NIC cards, and a Raspbian OS using UFW for the firewall. Another Pi (also on Raspbian) sits behind it as an application/web server. ...
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Connect SSH as SOCKS proxy using HTTP proxy

I want to connect ssh with http proxy. It is because I can't directly connect to my server. but I can connect to the http proxy. I see that -o command argument with ProxyCommand might be able to do ...
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Is it me or my ISP?: Persistent 503 Service Unavailable Problems

For months now I keep getting 503s when I attempt to visit 3 websites. My ISP keeps trying to blame my computer and not its system. I have bought two modems in the past 15 months on the ISPs ...
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nginx pass filetype to backend server

I am trying to setup nginx to handle file uploads and pass the file information on to a backend server once done. I came across a post at https://coderwall.com/p/swgfvw that shows how to do this and I ...
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How to view edited page after editing the headers in Fiddler?

I am playing a bit with Fiddler because it seems to be the tool of choice for HTTP analysis on Windows, but I can't for the life of me understand how to view the new page after I have edited a request ...
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WSUS server not working

I have troubles getting my WSUS server to work. When clients try to search for updates, they get this error: 8024402C Unknown error. When I try to reach the WSUS website, I get access denied. I get ...
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how HTTP Recorder works. How to install http recorder [closed]

I want to know the some basics about the HTTP Recorder, installations and configurations. Actually I am following this links http://www.perl.com/pub/2004/06/04/recorder.html but I can't understand ...
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Make router report MAC address when device connects/disconnects - preferably by HTTP POST

I want my router to report (preferably by making a php POST containing MAC address) every time a device connects/disconnects. I currently have a Netgear router (which is able to run dd-wrt), but I'm ...
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Why will a link load from a webpage click and not direct access

I am a user of a website which generates live updating kml files to be viewed in Google Earth. When I put my details in the website, generate the kml, then look at the kml in notepad, the middle part ...
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Simple DNS Plus - Configuration

I have a domain: mydomain.com I use to use: @ A 213.0.0.0(Public IP), in GoDaddies DNS Zone, instead of nameservers. I removed that and added two hosts, ns1.mydomain.com and ns2.mydomain.com ...
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How to make a wifi hotspot that tracks all requests?

I have 2 computers, and on one of them I'm trying to debug a tricky problem by tracking all http requests made by it. I tried everything (Fiddler proxy, Charles proxy, Windows hosts file, etc), but it ...
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Why HTTP response is split in 2 parts: header and body?

I'm trying to understand why a single HTTP response is split in 2 parts in the following setup: Requested resource is protected by HTTP Digest Authentication on server side. Communication is ...
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Simple http traffic monitor (capture by process) [closed]

I know, questions like this have been asked a lot before. I have a big problem using Wireshark because of the following reasons: It is not able to trace down which process sent/received a packet ...
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Slow download speed with Windows-based http server?

I've set a Windows 7-running computer with HFS (http://www.rejetto.com/hfs/) in order for me to access some of my files through the internet. The machine in question is connected via 100 Mbits/s line ...
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How to rewrite proxified HTTP requests in Charles without changing IP address/TCP Port of the original packet?

I am using Charles to intercept and rewrite a certain query in proxified HTTP requests as following: HTTP request --->> Proxifier --->> Charles Socks proxy ---->> HTTP proxy --->> HTTP server The ...
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Squid behind Apache 2.4

I need to locate a Squid instance as a forward proxy behind Apache 2.4.6. I don't have enough credits to add inline images. But here it is As Squid3.3 listens on localhost:3128 and works OK with ...
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How to debug Http 406 ERROR?

We have a "web widget" written in VB or Delphi or something that sends a request (by calling a PHP script) to our webserver (apache) to update the database. It's been working for years until yesterday ...
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Maximum Browser Upload Size

can someone tell me what the biggest file is I can upload with current browsers (in 1 HTTP request)? I found this page http://www.motobit.com/help/scptutl/pa98.htm but it seems to be older. Maybe ...
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Added BT Wifi Extender to Network - Redirecting Issues

After adding a WiFi extender to my network, it has connected successfully using WPS and devices connect correctly to the device. However, only HTTPS websites will load correctly, HTTP websites throw ...
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Confusion in use of port number and http

When we make a request a page from a server, the request by default goes to port 80 on the server that is the http server. Why do we then type http before the path of a resource. If the request is ...
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View image from HTTP Request

Is there any way to view an image from a HTTP multipart/form-data Request body using a tool like Fiddler?
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MacBook Pro issue with local IP download over wifi

I am facing a strange situation on my macbook pro, with my wifi adapter: I'm serving a file via http (whatever server I use, I get the same problem: apache, node.js, ...): ...
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1 http Server running on 2 IP addresses, possible?

I'm trying to get an HTTP server up on 2 IP addresses. What i have at the moment is the Server connects to 2 routers.. --> Router 1 w/ Static IP (192.168.1.1) HTTP Server ...
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FeedDaemon and Tweetdeck not opening links in Chrome but opening in IE when IE is set default browser

A while ago a Chrome version update failed and I ended up having a program called new_chrome.exe in the folder where chrome.exe used to be. I was very busy at that moment and I continued to work ...
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what program would make this http request? have I been hacked?

I have a small digital ocean instance running a personal blog. I recently set up apache logging and noticed people are making requests trying to hack wordpress (I'm not running wordpress). I also ...
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How to login to a website with no username when using lynx?

I'm trying to login to a linksys router web interface using lynx. From what I understand, if I use the command lynx -auth=username:password http://192.168.1.1/ I can login with basic http ...
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How to capture HTTP headers to particular url in my Ubuntu computer?

I am connecting a website and can see the hearders by firefox inspect tool. I like to do it from outside of the browser for particular url acceses. How can I do it in my Ubuntu computer?
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Choose the filename when using POST with curl?

I'd like to POST a file upload with curl, and choose the filename at request time. Here's the curl line I have right now, which works to upload the file: curl --form "upload_file=@content.txt" ...
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wget - difficult - How to download all links from a page including different path ones?

To make explanation easy and a bit entertaining let's imagine I want to download wikipedia pages of all the people mentioned here with one wget command, possibly with reasonable amount of other pages ...
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How to send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address?

For testing purposes, is it possible to circumvent DNS and send an HTTP request for a certain domain name to a specific IP address? For example, let's say you are building a website for example.com ...
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What does “File not found” mean on a web page?

When I access certain HTTP URLs, such as http://www.ssa.gov/framework/images/icons/png/ in Firefox (running on Linux), I surprisingly get a "Problem loading page" browser error, containing the "File ...
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scramble https over http to avoid detection by Firewall

My campus has recently installed Fortigate Firewall and have started spoofing https certs. eg. Certificates appear to be invalid saying: "Google.com; verified by Fortinet CA" Is there a way to ...
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fiddler doesn't capture windows live writer traffic

I have been trying to capture windows live writer traffic through fiddler for my application which runs on IIS Express but I am unable to. Fiddler is open, capture traffic mode is on. I also used the ...
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First access to a websites fail, but it works after refresh

I'm having a wierd problem. When I access a random website for the first time, I sometimes get a "Server not found" message. If I press F5, the site loads just fine. The second time I try to access a ...
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Looking for a tool to inspect HTTP data between a mobile phone and AV receiver

I am trying to dissect the protocol used by my AV receiver and its mobile app on my phone. Basically, I'd like to see all the GET/POST requests from the app on the phone and the responses from the ...
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Why does SSH feel so much faster than HTTP?

If I ssh into a server, the time between say, issuing the ls command and getting the result is almost nothing. If however I issue an http request for a simple html page (containing only the word ...
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Does the meaning of the term WWW mean it has to be performed by HTTP servers- by definition? [closed]

The following is a question regarding correct terminology. Could the World Wide Web exist without HTTP? Is there any other application layer protocol that can serve WWW pages? Is HTTP an essential ...
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How to I capture HTTP header traffic in my home network

I'm trying to experiment with some HTTP data for a personal project. What I would like to do is capture all the HTTP traffic that passes through my Wifi Router at home and use that data for some ...