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

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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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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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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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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 [closed]

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 ...
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How to customize the list of spell checkers in Opera 12.x

How to customize the list of spell checkers in Opera 12.x without having to set these languages as preferred languages sent to the servers in the HTTP request header(s)?
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What's needed to have a shell script run via HTTP Post request?

I was wondering what is needed to trigger a shell script with a HTTP post request. Being in my home wifi I want to call http://ip.of.host/req?run and have a script triggered on my host. I guess I have ...
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Do popular browser firefox / chrome / IE / opera compress HTTP requests (e.g. HTTP POST request)

If I send a large POST request via any of the popular browsers, will it automatically compress and send it (assuming that the server also supports compressed content). How will the browser know ...
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Can not access a certain HTTPS domain. Very weird issue

I'm having a very weird issue with a certain HTTPS site. I have no crazy network setup or firewalls. Just computers behind a cable modem. I feel dumb but I can't figure it out for the life of me. ...
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How do I get apache to serve publicly in OSX Mountain Lion

I've gotten "Web sharing" back easily enough via https://discussions.apple.com/docs/DOC-3083 and other articles. But it only shares on my own system with localhost. How can I get it back to where it ...
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Modify local hosts while connecting through squid

When I modify local hosts file so that: 1.1.1.1 example.com and connect to example.com using my browser, everything works fine (it requests "example.com" Host: on 1.1.1.1 server) but when I try to ...
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getting equal http performance with world visible address versus local IP address

I have a web server sitting behind a NAT. The web server therefore has two IP addresses: one that is world visible, and one that is visible only on the LAN. For the purpose of mobile devices, I ...
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MSG command send hypertext link

So I can send messages from one Windows user to the other without a problem. But how about if I wanted I send message with a hypertext link, is this possible? Here's what I thought of but doesn't ...
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Windows 7, HTTP & HTTPS not working correctly

Quick specs: Windows 7 home premium 64 Bit, updates are up to date. IE 11 Chrome (latest) Although uninstalled now. Firefox (latest) 26 Summary: Browse by name or IP address do not work. ...
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how to set up an http server from scratch

I am an almost absolute beginner to the world of servers. I have no knowledge of setting up a server aside from running apachectl -k start and seeing "it works!" in localhost. I've tried dabbling in ...
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tunnel http over https

I am sitting in an japanese appartment and this weird appartment company needs a username and password to enter the internet (It's a .htaccess like dialog). I cant get this username and password but ...
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How to stream /dev/video0 with VLC remotely?

I am trying to stream composite a/v to HTTP. The following command works for me but the problem with it is that I need to press PLAY once VLC GUI pops up. This command only works on host PC and not ...
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// Vs http:// when including remote content

My website content is served over SSL and my webpage uses Google Adsense. In The ad code the javascript file is included from: //pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js I would just ...
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GitHub with HTTP protocol

I read that HTTP, aka http://github.com Doesn't work with GitHub anymore However it seems to work for me $ git clone http://github.com/antirez/redis Cloning into 'redis'... remote: Counting ...
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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 a 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 httpd ...
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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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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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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 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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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 ...