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

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Why won't Firefox display this redirect?

If I visit http://www.endsleigh.co.uk/Pages/Endsleigh-App.aspx then the request completes with a URL of https://www.endsleigh.co.uk/personal/ When this kind of thing has happened before with other ...
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How can I tell if an HTTP Request is forwarded to a secure server?

If I see a login form that's not using HTTPS (it only diplays http:// in the URL) how can I determine if this request is forwarded to a secure server?
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Wireshark TLS communication shows green HTTP packets when using CCProxy proxy server?

Client <--> CCProxy <--> Server I have IE configured to use a proxy server for HTTP and Secure connections. I also have a proxy server is set up with CCProxy. It is my understanding that ...
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How do you get the cookie of a website after an https ntlm authentification?

I am trying to store an cookie (which will help me authentificate myself elsewhere) given by a website after an authentification. The case is as follow : - get to the https page - get redirected by ...
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How to keep apache running on Windows machine?

I am forced to use Apache on a Windows machine (server 2008) - basically it was installed in the XAMPP package. The problem is that it frequently hangs up. The "send error" notification appears - and ...
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Fiddler not capturing http requests in firefox?

I have both Fiddler and Fiddler hook addon for firefox. While attempting to track down an error, I found that fiddler will not capture http requests in firefox but will capture them in Chrome. I tried ...
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HTTP Redirect to local Webserver

I've got a small Linux machine which I use as an WLAN-Router (hostapd & udhpd). On the same server there's running a webserver with a website. Now I want to redirect everyone who joins the WLAN to ...
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Simplest setup on Windows to send HTTP request, get and apply regex to response, and write match(es) to output file

I'd like to write a script that records the size of the close votes review queue on SO (currently ~95.5k), polling just a few times an hour, so I could plot a general trend. I know what I'm going to ...
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Use iptables on gateway for port forwarding

I have a Linux machine in my local network that I use as a gateway, so all of my network traffic passes it (the machine has only one network interface which I use for incoming and outgoing traffic). I ...
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iptables messing up Tomcat?

I encountered the following problem(s) using Tomcat 7 with iptables on. 1) Namely, there's this Tomcat 7 instance that I run on server-1 (directly exposed), and this Tomcat instance hosts a REST ...
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How do I set up a web server to be able to HTTP POST and GET a value from it?

I am a total n00b when it comes to networking. I have done some limited networking in Java/Android, though. Here's what I have done: I have a Raspberry Pi set up as a web server using lighttpd. ...
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Opera on IP TV - cross network access to LAN

I am working on a software involving IPTV which has the following requirements: The browser is Opera loaded on Philips TV. The browser has "Enable Cross Network Navigation" turned off. The homepage ...
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Should I use httpd.conf or apache2.conf for Apache configuration?

On Ubuntu, I am trying to get the httpd.conf file for apache2. My server does not show one. Would apache2.conf be the same as httpd.conf?
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Mac listening on port 80 for both IPv4 127.0.0.1 and IPv6 ::1 with SSH tunnel, but connection is not possible with IPv4?

I am connecting with openssh to a remote server, running a web server which I need to access as if from the server itself. Therefore I use ssh-tunneling, like this: sudo ssh -L 80:127.0.0.1:7065 ...
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How to specify chained proxies in environment variable?

Linux and Cygwin programs can usually use environment variables such as HTTP_PROXY, HTTPS_PROXY, FTP_PROXY, and others, in order to use a proxy server. But how do I chain proxies together? I ...
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How is the HTTP version of a browser request and the HTTP version of a server response determined?

Could anyone verify if my assumptions are correct? I think most popular browser(Chrome, Firefox, ...) as a standard send requests with HTTP/1.1 in each request line. I think whether or not a ...
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How can I have a D-Link router intercept requests for a certain page?

I have a D-Link router, and I was wondering how I could intercept requests on my router for a page. I would like to have it so whenever someone on my network goes to the page (for example, ...
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httptunnel over ssh getting: Write failed: Broken pipe

I am trying to create httptunnel with OpenWRT router as the server. Unfortunately, it doesn't work. I do it this way: router: Start hts to redirect port 80 to 22: $ hts -F localhost:22 80 netstat ...
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Need tool to “strip” HTTP basic authentication

The title sounds a bit nefarious, but it isn't really. I have a few IP webcams in my house. They all have the ability to serve up moving images in the form of an multipart-jpeg stream. For example, ...
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ffmpeg to remote ffserver

I'm trying to set up a live audio feed from my camera to a webserver. I'm currently using a D-SRL to capture Video/Audio via Firewire then using dvgrab on Ubuntu running ffmpeg. My Machine (Example ...
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How does IDM resume a paused HTTP download?

How do programs like Internet Download Manager resume a download from a new URL? I think that it may store the original URL of the page in which the download link found and opens that page to refresh ...
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Apache 2.0 - Disabling the HTTP TRACE and TRACK methods

I use Apache 2.0 as HTTP server and specific purpose Perl-based HTTP clients. Until now I disable TRACE and TRACK methods using the following configuration in the httpd.conf file: RewriteEngine ...
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How to start FatRat HTTP server daemon in console?

I'm new to Linux and I would like to setup a simple download server on my RaspberryPi. I installed FatRat via: apt-get update apt-get install fatrat Since I'm not using a GUI on RaspberryPi, I ...
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Filter packets sent via HTTP to a port other then 80?

I have a database communicating on port 7474 via HTTP (sigh), and I want to debug the queries sent to / from it. However, a filter such as http.request.method == "POST" Filters out every post ...
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TCP socket performance

There are three Linux Debian machines connected via Gigabit Ethernet router: Server machine A that is the source or HTTP streaming traffic with bandwidth 300 KBps. Proxy machine B that connected to ...
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Multiple http auth details on the same site + chrome save password functionality, is there any way to handle this case?

Google Chrome seems to be saving passwords on a per site basis, but I'm developing a site where I'd like to have different http authentication details depending on the directory accessed AND have ...
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How to see http requests made on a network? [duplicate]

I have an Android phone, which have an app. This app uses an API. Now, I want to know the URL of this API. I sure the mobile phone connects with the app using some HTTP requests. I also want to know ...
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Curl with ipv6 not working by default

I am trying to curl ipv6 adresses, but without success. If i try lets say: curl https://google.com I wait for a timeout and get network unreachable If i force ipv4, everything is fine. ...
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Why I can't be able to access HTTP sites?

I'm using Connectify to make my laptop a hot-spot to use Internet on my phone. Sites which use HTTP are not being opened but sites that use HTTPS are opened. It says error 102 What can I do about it? ...
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How do Pause-able downloads work?

I use Internet Download Manager (IDM) for downloading data, and I have noticed that in it's download progress window, it shows whether or not a download is pause-able (resume-able). Typically, ...
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How to block HTTP and HTTPS ports in Skype for OS X

How I can configure Skype on OSX to not use port 80? In the Windows version of Skype, you can configure the main port (80 by default) and the alternative (443 by default). Windows Options ...
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http Redirect to https Sometimes Leads to “this page contains other resources which are not secure”

In Chrome (though I may have seen similar behavior in other browsers), type in http://www.google.com. You will always be redirected to https://www.google.com. Usually when I do this, I get the good ...
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HTTP-Error 500 in Openmeetings

I installed OpenMeetings on Ubuntu Server 12.04.1. And everything was working fine until I came across the File Upload. I tried to Upload some pdf files for Testing. But after selection when I tried ...
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How does ping figure out the IP address of a website?

I'm trying to understand better the different network-query tools such as nc, curl, whois, dig, nslookup and at the same time a bit more about the architecture of internet requests, servers, and the ...
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Printing Over the Internet

I would like to know how to allow certain people, with unique user names, to be able to log in over the internet (not LAN) and be able to print their documents to my printer, which is connected to my ...
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Is there any way to serve http from behind a typical home NAT/router (from inside a LAN)

I seem to remember reading that something in IPv6 could help with this. I thought I would ask here to see if per-to-peer http could be a possibility these days. I am familiar with hole-punching, but I ...
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Stream multiple displays using one VLC instance

Trying to figure out a way to start an instance of VLC from the command line to stream 3 displays on a Win7 box. We can start an instance of each one individually, and connect to each (though not at ...
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How can I fire many HTTP requests using a single TCP connection?

I would like to know if there is a way to open a single TCP connection to a server and request several pages over HTTP on that connection. Is there a way to do this using common Linux client tools?
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How do I disable HTTP-level compression?

BREACH, a new attack on SSL that targets HTTP compression, has recently been publicly announced. The emerging advice for how to defend against BREACH seems to be: turn off HTTP compression. So, how ...
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have tcpdump show the 'conversation' as i would get from wireshark?

Is it possible to get the same output i would get from: tcpdump port 80 -w log.pcap wireshark log.pcap in wireshark Analyze > Follow TCP Stream and then in the bottom drop down Entire ...
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Debian: some sites won't load

I have a strange problem. Today I installed Debian for the first time (I'm Windows user). I didn't touch any settings but I'm not able to load some sites. They are not related to each other at all ...
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Web page stuck in loading until i disconnect Internet, then it loads

I am searching for an explanation and solution for the weird behavior i observe in my 3G Internet connection when it becomes slow. While loading a page with the Internet being slow, it takes long ...
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Port Forwarding ADSL

I have TP LINK TD-8817 as my ADSL Router, and TP-LINK TL-MR3420 as Wifi Router. I've done to open port 80, based on this result *please see this picture and the problem is : when I access my ...
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Strange delay for http requests on my local network

When trying to access the configuration page of my router (192.168.1.1) or the website hosted on a vm I'm running, there is an initial delay of about 10 seconds and then the request fails. On reload, ...
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Accessing two HTTP servers on a LAN

In my home, I have a single Comcast modem connected to a D-Link router. The domain name myDomain.com points to my Comcast IP (yes, I know this is probably not okay, but I am only using it for ...
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I'm using Chrome stable on OSX how to redirect a url

I've just bought the latest 13in Mac Air and I'm trying to get it to redirect from the international Apple store to the Australian one. The url currently is store.apple.com but I want it to always go ...
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Get modification time of remote file over HTTP in Bash script

I'm creating a simple Bash script to extract the file modification time/date of a remote file via HTTP. Example file: http://example.com/bar/example.pdf Can this be done without downloading the ...
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Send HTTP request from server to another server and get the IP that replies

so I have to do this project, and I honestly have NO idea where to start. So basically, it will send a simple GET request to a web server, and then wait for a reply, and it will print out the IP that ...
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Why is HTTP used to transfer content other than hypertext?

HTTP stands for Hypertext Transfer Protocol, so why is it used to transfer content that isn't hypertext, such as images, JSON, JavaScript, etc? Or does the definition of hypertext include these? I ...
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Access home server from same network

I have a old home PC on which I host some private git repos. I push/pull using ssh, which I set up on port 54345. I also set up a dynamic DNS server (similar do dyndns.org) for accessing the PC from ...