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

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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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Logging local http traffic

I'm developing an application which uses some services on my Mac over HTTP. Now I got some problems with the library, that acts like a DSL to the service. I can't figure out, what HTTP request are ...
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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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block specific request to a url with iptables via fwbuilder

I want to drop an http request to a specific url if it is made more than 20 times in 20 minutes. I guess it is something like following (please correct me if I'm wrong): iptables -I INPUT -p tcp ...
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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 ...
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Setting a non-standard proxy

I am behind a proxy which requires users to login during the first connection with a username and password with a HTML form. Thus, it is not handled with usual http://username:password@proxy.com and ...
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Why a listen 443 default_server; nginx rule override already configured rule (http rules working normal way)?

I have an nginx and different subdomains: a.mydomain.com b.mydomain.com c.mydomain.com Nginx has 4 rules: 1) rewrite rule: server { listen 80 server_name gl.udesk.org; root /nowhere; ...
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Which browser does my computer use to open a Web page?

I know little about networking the Internet, but, from what I understand, it works — very approximately — as follows: I, sitting at the computer example.com, send a message saying, ...
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Untraceable malicious browser calls

I installed Fiddler 4 Beta to do some HTTP tracing. I found a lot of calls being made to sites like : facebook, collegehumor and a bunch of other sites I've never visited. Could not trace what/who is ...
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How to get audio and video from ip camera by http using gstreamer?

I have ip camera that can stream audio and video by http. This simple pipe for audio and video worked fine: gst-launch-1.0 -v playbin uri=http://admin:1@192.168.81.30/videostream.asf This pipe ...
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IIS 7 sending me to the default web page sometimes

I am working on setting up a IIS server (Windows 2008 R2) and just when I think I have it working, I hit refresh on my browser and it brings me to the default web page (the IIS splash page) instead of ...
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Mac OS-level Version of Chrome's Redirector Extension

There is a really handy extension for chrome called Redirector which allows you to specify regular expressions which match against URLs seen by the browser and automatically hijack/redirect your ...
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Copy all files from an HTTP folder location to a local folder

I'm a student and need to pull down lots of stuff from my professors website, preferably retaining some of the folder structure. I'm working on Windows boxes and have access to XP, 7, and Server 2008 ...
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gstreamer httplive streaming by soup plugin

I want to stream video from webcam by http live. I found that souphttpclientsink plugin can do this. But when I run this command: gst-launch-1.0 videotestsrc ! avenc_mpeg4 ! mpegtsmux ! ...
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Testing HTTP pipeline with nc, but got only one response

I'm testing HTTP pipelining with nc, So I've create a input file that contains the following lines, GET / HTTP/1.1 Host: localhost GET / HTTP/1.1 Host: localhost Now I submit it with nc, nc ...
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how to force web browser sends HTTP CONNECT request

when we use HTTP proxy, we can use it to visit websites with https. In ordinary http proxying, the browser sends HTTP GET in cleartext. HTTP proxy parse the HTTP GET request HOST line to know which ...
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Does pipelineing HTTP requests really result in faster page loads? Why?

A frequently cited argument is basically the one contained in this picture However, this does not reflect the reality of an underlying TCP connection which has to slowstart, and where the client ...
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what is the usage of port number in HTTP GET request

in HTTP GET message, there is a HOST field. Host The domain name of the server (for virtual hosting), and the TCP port number on which the server is listening. The port number may be omitted if ...
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Fast HTTP downloads freeze frequently

I've been having a problem recently when it comes to downloading files with fast speeds (of any size) using HTTP. The problem is mostly happening on a specific file-hosting site that I bought a ...
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My Macbook can't send out OPTIONS request anymore

I guess this is a rare issue since I have googled the answer for days but seems like no one has run into this before. What happened is my computer could make OPTIONS requests out to remote servers ...
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http ping to restart service

This tool checks if a website is offline or not. http://www.coretechnologies.com/products/http-ping/ I'm trying to create an automated process to run that file and check domain.com, if pinging fails ...
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Proxy settings for HTTP request using libcurl

I am fairly new to HTTP Protocols involving proxies and authentication. I am working on an application that runs on Windows and uses the host network to send/receive HTTP/S requests. It also uses ...
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Monitoring WI-FI HTTP requests?

I was just wondering if it's possible to monitor HTTP requests sent & received to a WIFI network. If so, how is it done and how can I protect myself from it?
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How to relax Content Security Policy in Chrome?

Lately, some websites such as Facebook use the Content Security Policy (CSP) to restrict loading of scripts from "untrusted sources". For example, when requesting Facebook HTML content (e.g. ...