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

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Google Drive not responding with size for file download

I have two zip files hosted on Google Drive that are publicly accessible over the internet. They are here and here. For some reason, the first file is not returning the content-Length header with the ...
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Apache2 streaming over HTTP

I have a server with lot of media files. Actually, I have an apache2 installed on the server, and I use it to do some streaming of video and audio files. This is working fine, with status-code 206 ...
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How to download files from Website using bash [closed]

I am trying to download a collection of files from a website. Where the collection is drawn from "TAGS". I have tried using many combinations of wget and bash scripts with no luck. Each file is nested ...
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Hide HTTP Destination with a Raspbery Pi

I wanna realize some kind of WebServer or Proxy on my Raspberry Pi that hides the real http requests from any firewall. Following scenario: computer@school --Request--> myRPi --Request--> ...
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Why is Port Forwarding HTTP from a Public IP Failing on Windows 8.1 Update (IIS 8.5)?

I have three Windows hosts on the same private LAN, each hosting an IIS default website. One host is running Windows 7 Pro, while the other two are running Windows 8.1 Update Version 6.3 (Build ...
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Send HTTP request with parameters file

My question is very simple : is it possible to send a HTTP request from the *nix command line specifying a file, containing all the parameters, as an argument? In REST APIs documentation, we often ...
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If you block all incoming connections, how can you still use the internet?

If your ISP or firewall is blocking all incoming connections, how can web servers still send you data to your browser? You send the request (outgoing) and server sends data (incoming). If you block ...
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Can only access sites using https, what could cause this? [closed]

Anyone know what could possibly going on here? This has been going on with my home network since yesterday and my ISP has no idea what's going on. Through all my devices (phone, laptop, desktop), I ...
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Why do I see empty header on router login page?

I'm using a SagemCom DSL Modem to connect to the internet. I want to see the source code of the login form that appears as a popup. Additionally I'm interested to see the cookies being stored by the ...
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Download all contents of a directory automatically?

Here you can see a directory that contains some sub-directory and there a a lot of PDF files. Is there any way to download all of them automatically?
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bash- how can I use wget to send POST data with files?

I want to make following POST request to my server using wget: email=abc@abc.com&file1=@FILE_HERE&file2=@FILE_HERE In above request, there are three POST parameteres called email , file1 ...
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Fast http tunnel through transparent http proxy

I want to create a fast http tunnel through a very restrictive firewall (BLOXX). As far as I know only TCP port 80 is allowed going through a transparent proxy. Https traffic is also captured, working ...
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Seeking via http protocol m3u8 file and preloading

I have m3u8 + ts files on server. ffmpeg -i http://example.org/dir/index.m3u8 -c:v copy -f flv - this command, helps to read the full array of ts files. I have two main problems. ffmpeg receives ...
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Apache responds to anything as if GET / is sent

Apache exposes some strange behaviour, it seems to react to anything as if a GET / was sent, instead of giving me a "Bad Request" error: [bf@bf-laptop-tbwb ~]$ telnet www.myserver.com 80 Trying ...
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Cannot connect to internal IP address from external IP address

I just installed the Apache2 webserver on my Raspberry Pi, and tried to forward port 80 & 443 to it. It has the internal IP 10.0.0.11. The Raspberry Pi is behind two routers. (router-IP ...
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Cross-platform Download Manager for Windows and Fedora [closed]

I'm looking for a software that can be used for downloading files in different Internet Protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, FTP). The software must be able to continue downloads even if the computer has been ...
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Opening port 80 in router and Tor network doesn't work

I closed port 80 in my router . now when I type "192.168.1.1" to browser, I can't access the page of router settings to change settings and open port 80. Also 443 , 8088 ports open and 8080 has been ...
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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 ...