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

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Can't get BitKinex to open WebDAV connection to Websphere Portal Server on Virtual Machine

I have a virtual machine running linux which runs as a guest machine through VM player on my laptop and acts as a server to my application which I am hosting on IBM Webshphere Portal. On the most ...
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DSL speeds varying across different protocols

For a couple of weeks now I've been experiencing a very odd issue that I've never come across before and I've exhausted all possible solutions I'm aware of. Let me detail my problem further. ...
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Browser showing strange Chinese like paragraphs

When I go to some websites using Google chrome, instead of showing the content my browser shows wired Chinese like paragraphs on the page, like this. What should I do with this problem, should I be ...
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How to get raw HTTP response pages on Firefox/Internet explorer instead of user friendly message?

Is it possible to configure firefox and IE9 to display the raw HTTP error pages sent from a server instead of the user friendly one they now use (pic below) This would save me having to go to my ...
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Reconstructing web content through Wireshark

Suppose I have a Wireshark log of traffic from a web site. Can I reconstruct various elements like HTML file, picture files, java script files, etc? Ideally, it'd take the .pcap file and ...
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How to download large files on problematic wifi connections?

I'm working out of a hotel with somewhat poor internet. I need to download a large 5 gig file. It looks like the estimate is about a day. I'm sure this will probably have 2 issues, the connection ...
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How to forward local server on XXXX port to sever outside firewall on port XXXX

Using ssh -R 9333:localhost:9333 remotehost.com I'd like to be able to navigate to this via Chrome/Firefox/IE without have to use socks. http://domain.com:9333
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script to convert IP addresses to DNS names in a server log?

Is there a simple way to convert IP addresses in an http server log into a DNS name? I've googled around and can't find anything on this. Update: I found the 'logresolve' program, part of the Apache ...
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Can SSL connection send my IP address to the host?

I don't have enough information about the difference between HTTP and HTTPS, but can an HTTPS request send my IP address to the host and store it? What are the kinds of data that are being ...
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65K ports and SSL? [closed]

People connect to bank using SSL. Bank is opening its 443 port. but there is only 1 port of 443 , but it is a server so I guess he is using also the other ports. But that is means that it can only ...
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How to change Safari's default HTTP concurrent max download setting's?

I am currently reading a javascript book. It says that browser's have a user setting for HTTP request limit that can be changed from the default of 2 simultaneous downloads to whatever you'd like. I ...
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Download from http server all directories,files and subdirectories and so on

I want to download from remote http server all files directories,files and so on. I found some solutions to ftp server,but doesn't work to http. Until now no luck with wget -r or -m. It download all ...
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URL and http/https

I entered http://google.com into IE and then after the page was fully loaded, I changed it into https://google.com. It didn't show me any difference. It loaded too though. I can't explain the basic ...
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Not Able To Access From Other Computer

I have a website in my system. I am able to access but other systems which are there in my LAN not able to access that website. p.s. They are able to access my shared folders. I think problem with ...
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Update http_proxy environment variable in Ubuntu 12.04

I just updated my proxy username's password and now I want to update the http_proxy environment variable.How can I do it?
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does Firefox send url load http request only once? can it be made to resend it automatically if no response?

when browsing with Firefox on intermittent connection I notice that I often open a bunch of tabs with new pages and these tabs just keep on "connecting" / spinning while doing nothing forever. But if ...
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tail -f equivalent for an URL

I want to monitor the log file of my application which however doesn't work locally but on a SaaS platform and is exposed over HTTP and WebDAV. So, an equivalent of tail -f that works for URLs would ...
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Enabling HTTP 1.1 in Internet Explorer 2.0

I am using Windows NT 4.0 and the built-in web browser Internet Explorer 2.0 seems to have a problem locating most of the web sites. It looks like the browser is not using HTTP/1.1 and doesn't pass ...
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412 Precodition Failed error only occurs on certain networks

One of my favorite websites: http://jessiejofficial.com (yes, I'm a Jessie J Fan :')) has recently started displaying the error message "412 Precondition Failed" whenever I visit it from my home ...
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What do different fields in accept field in HTTP request mean?

What do different fields in accept field in HTTP request mean? I can understand the basics that through accept the client is telling the server what type of information it is waiting to receive, so ...
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Browser extensions to automatically alter HTTP headers?

Can I automatically alter/remove/add specific HTTP headers according to criteria such as URL (by regex) and maybe referrer? EDIT: Alternatively, what local proxy would do this, preferably for free? ...
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Splitting an HTTP request into multiple byte-range requests

I have arrived at the unusual situation of having two completely independent Internet connections to my home. This has the advantage of redundancy etc but the drawback that both connections max out at ...
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Securing traffic sent over HTTP, Client side [closed]

I am currently writing up on HTTP and HTTPS and the advantages of HTTPS. I was thinking, is it possible to securely send data to a server i.e login, which is just HTTP. The result I was thinking that ...
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Sniffing and logging HTTP Traffic through my wireless router

This is probably a newb question, so sorry for that. I want to sniff traffic going through my wireless router. The router is provided by my cable company, so I don't want to flash the firmware or ...
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curl http_code of 000

I have a shell script that I use to monitor loading times and response codes on my live server cluster. It runs a total of 250 iterations every 5 minutes, distributed across 10 servers and 6 sites. It ...
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Resolving “HttpAdaptor JMXInvokerServlet is accessible to unauthenticated remote users” vulnerability

Recently our security info team has determined there is a vulnerability in one of our systems. Vulnerability description: JBoss HttpAdaptor JMXInvokerServlet is Accessible to Unauthenticated ...
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Kaspersky Internet Security corrupts chunked HTTP data

When I visit the web-page http://www.ol-in-berlin.de, the random image on the left (http://www.ol-in-berlin.de/module/startseite_bild.php) is not displayed correctly. It happens with Firefox 16 as ...
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Using telnet under windows to test HTTP

I'm learning http, and trying to use telnet to send my own http requests. In the command prompt, I entered: telnet google.com 80 Result: The screen is cleared and I see a blinking cursor. 1. Why ...
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How to make wireshark show http protocol instead of 802.11?

I recorded the wlan traffic in my network and saved this as a pcap file. Now I'd like to see the recorded http traffic and filter for some parts of the http traffic. I can open the pcap file in ...
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Proxy/tunnel Java and Chrome web traffic through SSH

I have a remote server through which I want to do most of my surfing. I have SSH/SFTP access to the server. Now, the ideal solution would be to run a tunnel in the background that'd connect and stay ...
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Spam Activity From my computer

I'm using Ubuntu 12.04 64bit. I'm using HTTP proxy over ssh as mentioned here. When I start TinyProxy, I can see the traffic log. Edited: If you look at the log, you can see that all of the traffic ...
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Wireshark does not show any HTTP traffic

My PC is running windows XP. I have been trying to capture HTTP traffic but if I apply the following filters, the Wireshark gives results not required http result: it only show ssdp traffic http ...
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Python SimpleHTTPServer: Cannot connect from any machine on the LAN

I'm trying to view a website I am building on my Mac on an iPad that is connected on the same LAN on the same Wireless AP. I've got the right IP address, I can load up the page just fine on the same ...
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Is there a chrome or ff extension that can remove headers from requests?

I'm looking for a chrome of firefox extension that would allow me to remove certain request headers from all requests to a certain server. Specifically, I'm trying to disable the browser from ...
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Is it possible to figure out which http request generated the corresponding response

I am using iptables to listen to tcp (http) packets. I am filtering out INPUT responses containing a matching string. Is it possible to know which http request generated the response. Assuming 10 ...
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Disable SPDY in Chrome in Preferences

How does one disable SPDY in Google Chrome or other Chromium-based browsers, using the preferences? According to several webpages, including ...
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Use outgoing port 80 to connect to another remote port, without root privileges

If all outgoing ports are blocked except 80, is there a way to use port 80 to connect to a remote machine's port other than 80? I do not have root privileges on the system.
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How to go to a website on a shared server by its ip address?

I have a few questions, please help: Fist, I can access Google search just by typing http://74.125.224.211, because this is the IP address returned by nslookup. However, I could not do so with the ...
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How do I find out what HTTP headers are being used to download a file without access to the web server?

If I do not have access to the web server configuration files, how would I know what HTTP headers are being used to download files? I am talking about files that are downloaded by the browser, not ...
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Firefox: Security concerns of sending referer headers

Recently, I found that I was failing to log into certain websites using Firefox. Not sure when exactly it started happening. Right now, I'm running Firefox 14.0.1. Logins work fine on other ...
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Re-Enabling HTTP services on my modem

On my modem configuration page provided by my ISP (address 192.168.1.1), I disabled the HTTP services. Now I'm not able to connect to the config page since HTTP has been disabled. How do I re enable ...
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Is there any network viewer like IE but in Firefox

If you have worked with IE you probably know there is Developer tools which can be access though Tools -> Developer tools. It will show you a window, by clicking on Network you can see something like ...
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How can I track HTTP headers sent and received from my computer? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Monitor all and any internet traffic from my home PC - what should I use? I know there is a program called Live HTTP Headers for Firefox. Then there is ieHTTPheaders for ...
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Basic Access Authentication on IIS whose website root is on a Samba (Ubuntu) share

I've got this configuration: Ubuntu 12.04 hosting a directory tree full of files to be served by a webserver VirtualBox running WindowsXP Service Pack 3 with IIS XP and Ubuntu are connected to ...
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Telnet - Google Drive GET request error

I'm on Mac OSX trying to use telnet to get a file off of google drive. I found that the following link template causes an automatic download of a file off of google drive: ...
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How can I test if a server supports byte serving?

I have some mp3 files hosted on a server on a shared hosting account and I have trouble submitting my podcast feed to the iTunes store. Apple rejects the feed, because they say my episode files are ...
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IIS 7 http bindings option is missing

I'm having trouble figuring this out, the bindings option in my IIS is missing. This is what I did before the problem. Step 1. install Windows 7 Professional on a new hard drive. Step 2. Install ...
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Download a file over HTTP with Bash only?

How would one go about downloading a file from the command line using Bash but not Wget or Curl?
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Blocking font download

For some reason, certain fonts look terrible on my computer—some lines are double-thick, splotches of 'ink', etc. They're hardly readable, and certainly not showing up as intended. Here's an ...