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

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Is TLS secure enough to prevent eavesdropping carried out by an ISP?

I would like to "secure" my email, http servers and desktop client by connecting exclusively over TLS, be it email, in/out:80 or just regular "web surfing" traffic. Will that prevent ISP and ...
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Case insensitive Basic Authentication with Apache

Is it possible to configure an Apache server to accept case insensitive usernames for Basic Authentication? Currently I'm using a pattern similar to this (in an included file) in my httpd.conf ...
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WiFi connects, pings and DNS work, but no response to http [SYN]

I have a problem using WiFi on my Dell M4600 running Windows 7 x64. I'm using a Virgin Media Netgear Super Hub in the UK to connect to the internet. It works fine when I use a wired connection, but if ...
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My wifi only allow me to use http with proxy-auth, can I use other program which use other protocol?

My school offers students WiFi which only able to use browser or other program which use only http and support proxy-authentication with BASIC Auth. For other program such as windows live messenger, ...
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Storing a HTTP POST request in a bookmark or something similar as you would with a GET request

You can store a bookmark with a GET request like this: http://url.com/service?variable=value Can you store a POST request in some way in Chrome? Maybe with a plugin? Or maybe in Firefox? The idea ...
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Unable to test HTTP PUT-based file upload via Squid Proxy

I can upload a file to my Apache web server using Curl just fine: echo "[$(date)] file contents." | curl -T - http://WEB-SERVER/upload/sample.put However, if I put a Squid proxy server in between, ...
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Convert HTTP requests to SOCKS5

I'm currently doing some testing work with TOR and ran in to a small problem. Tor's client only supports receiving connections through a SOCKS5 protocol, but the applications I'm using only support ...
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Routing HTTP traffic over SSH

I need to access the URL http://REMOTE:54000. My network does not allow outgoing connections on port 54000. However I have SSH access to a host "TRUSTED", which does not have any such restrictions. Is ...
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Why does apache write its own process ID in httpd.pid?

I am new to Apache and debugging issues caused by it. I have come to understand that when Apache starts up, it writes its own process ID in httpd.pid in a human-readable format as explained here. I ...
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How to tunnel HTTP over SSH via SOCKS in Firefox

I`ve got SSH installed on my home laptop and it works fine. I set up the tunnel: $ ssh -p 443 -C2TNv -D 8080 me@me.no-ip.org Firefox settings: manual config: SOCKS; port 8080 V5 about:config: ...
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How to switch off re-POST request in Chrome

I'm working with a lot of POST-backs using AJAX, but whenever I test my web-app I constantly have to confirm POST http data to be resent. Is there a way to stop Chrome from asking me to confirm POST ...
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Can I use Wireshark to see what URL's my computer is invoking?

Is it possible to use Wireshark to see what URL and what params are being requested by my computer? Something like: www.foobar.com/someendpoint/bazboo Does Wireshark offer this information in ...
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Domains to ip:port forwarder (2 servers, 15 domains, 1 IP)

I have 1 external IP address, but 2 web-severs (one is IIS and another is Apache) in network that host around 15 domains. I need a solution that would check all port 80 requests, detect which domain ...
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Is it possible to change content of a file residing on other server using HTTP 1.1 features?

Let's say we have a file on server which have all permissions 777. Is it possible to make a script, situated on other server than the file to modify. The script uses HTTP 1.1 protocol features only to ...
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Chrome sending of packets to random destinations upon reconnect/disconnect

Noticed an interesting thing whilst debugging one of my websocket applications that Google Chrome will push out 3 http requests upon a network connection status changing; Quite disconcerting and ...
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How can I get all sites, that I requested in Windows? [closed]

I mean all webpages that I visit. Like getting all processes throught user32 dll.
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stop google.com from redirecting to local web page

When I type http://google.com into the locaton bar and press ENTER the URL bar redirects to: file:///C:/Users/Administrator/AppData/Roaming/Google_Toolbar/Google_Toolbar/1.0.0.0/MyGoogle.html ...
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estimating size of reply HTTP headers

I am trying to download a file via a basic socket connection, using a HTTP GET request. So, I have to specify how many bytes of data coming in I have to read from the socket. However, I am having ...
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Downloading only images using curl or wget?

UPDATED: I've found using this Bash script fixes the problem of having GIF files with a .jpg extension. I'm attempting to download images from a forum who's url uses the following format: ...
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Get all public files with wget

There's a host and a port(with TCP support) on which http service is running. Simple wget host:port doesn't return anything. Is it possible to get a list of all accessible files(html or txt) on ...
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How can I run ALL http request through Charles Web Debugging Proxy - including command line ones?

I'm using the Charles Web Debugging Proxy software to debug HTTP requests. It works great with my desktop browsers, Chrome and Firefox, and it even sees HTTP requests that other programs make. When I ...
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Virtualbox two networks slow

I am running an Ubuntu server guest on Win 7 guest, and am running a webrick server (RoR dev). If I have just a host-only network, everything works fine and the browser response is instant. However, ...
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What causes Wordpress/hosting “HTTP error name lookup timed out”?

My hosting company made some change in their hardware and now suddenly all wordpress sites hosted on that machine (some are mine, others aren't) are getting "HTTP errors" and "name lookup timed out" ...
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Access WebPage Globally with domain name(Without registering)

I have an apache2 server running on an Ubuntu 10.10 server box back home. The machine serves up some documents and misc. file. I currently access it globally at ...
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Proxy to verify correct http traffic?

I have a two processes that communicate via HTTP and I somehow suspect there is a concurrency issue that is occurring with very high volume traffic. Due to the high volume of traffic, logging the ...
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I can not see ipv4 and http, I can just see ipv6 and SSDP [closed]

I have a real huge problem, when I am connected through the wireless of my university, I can just see adresses like this : 1823731 14856.287768 fe80::74b6:2d79:4343:41e1 ff02::c SSDP ...
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How to download all HTML pages in a website [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I download an entire website? If there is a website www.xxx.com, there are many static pages with same name under different paths. Is there any way to ...
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Why do I have different IP addresses on different websites?

My wireless router shows the IP address is 113.46.75.*, which some websites like ip138.com, www.ip.cn show as my IP. But other websites, like googling for "what is my ip", www.whatismyip.com, ...
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How to investigate the cause of an unreachable web server?

I have a very simple problem: http://wikipedia.org does not work on my home network. Yet finding a solution has caused me a headache. Here are the piece of the puzzle: Cable 15Mb/s internet ...
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Ensuring personal security on a shared network

I just moved into a communal office and one the utilities offered a free web access via a shared network. Aside from being blindly trusting or constantly paranoid what active steps can I take to ...
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Fiddler possible error maybe with LAN

Ok the problem begin when i begin using fiddler it was really usefull for facebook games, etc. But one day when I started the computer the internet conection was not working, so after many tries i I ...
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When is it safe to assume file uploads are successful?

When I upload files to a server through HTTP or FTP, I normally download them again just to check that they were successfully uploaded (I use md5 checksums to check that). Is this necessary? Can I be ...
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http ftp imap smtp and some additional ports not working

I'm writing this using a 3G connection on my phone. At lunch time yesterday, the ports above and a few additional other ports like 40001 and 4089 stopped working on my internet connection at work. ...
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Encrypted File is corrupted when uploaded to server via HTTP Post

i am making an application which has a function that it encrypt file and then upload it to the server via HTTP POST. I tried it and it works fine when i test it on localhost (Local Server on my same ...
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HTTP proxy server for Windows that forwards to SOCKS proxy

I have am application for Windows which only supports HTTP proxies (no SOCKS support). Because I already have some good SOCKS proxy lists, I was wondering: Is there some HTTP proxy server for ...
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Why are HTTP requests ignored?

I have the following network: · openbsd 5.0 web server (LAN) · windows 7 (LAN) · router provided by my ISP (LAN, WAN) · cell phone not conected to the network (WAN) UPDATE As LAN I mean a home ...
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DNSSEC regarding

I'm asking this question as software (and also because there have been a few DNSSEC questions on here in the past). http://en.Wikipedia.org/wiki/DNS_cache_poisoning#Prevention_and_mitigation I ...
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Are HTTP connections opened and closed for each request? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Do browsers create new TCP connections for each HTTP requests? I have a F5 load balancer that directs traffic to 2 web servers with one having a higher priority than the ...
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How to formally reject a SOAP request? [closed]

I've a large F5 LTM load balancer environment I'm looking after which we are configuring to rate limit requests at a URI level. For human web users we are 302ing them to a busy page, but we also run ...
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SSL-VPN connection out into internet?

Is it possible for me to "rent" a web server, use a cisco AnyConnect client on my machine, create an SSL-VPN tunnel to the server I am renting and then use this to tunnel my internet connection onto ...
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Home server not responding to HTTP

I have a home server running Ubuntu 11.10. It is currently configured to have a static IP address via my router. I also use a Dynamic DNS service built into the router to update my domain name to ...
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Instant reverse HTTP proxy from a Linux command-line

There is a nice trick to instantly serve contents of a current working directory by HTTP locally: $ python -m SimpleHTTPServer This command launches HTTP server at *:8000, serving $PWD contents. ...
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Why won't IE let users login to a website unless in In Private mode?

I'm not entirely sure this belongs on SuperUser.com. I also considered ServerFault.com and StackOverflow.com, but on balance, I think it should belong here? We host a website which has the same code ...
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How to see HTTP request header by curl?

I can see HTTP header response by curl -I command. Is there any option to see the HTTP request header sent? # curl -I www.google.com HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2011 00:55:53 GMT Expires: -1 ...
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I want to serve media across my LAN via HTTP with a nice interface

I've got a huge digital video library and a ton of devices I use to watch content. I want to be able to stream content from my library to my devices, and generally the easiest mechanism I've found is ...
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What happens if my ISP's DNS server isn't available?

Just curious, if my ISP's DNS server was actually unavailable (as opposed to a DNS attack like poisoning) does the DNS architecture have a way of traversing up the DNS hierarchy until it finds a ...
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How do I change the default TCP listening port for VLC HTTP Remote Control from 8080?

I think most of the info is in the question but here's a little more detail on what I'm trying to achieve. I control VLC via my Android phone and the VLC Remote app. It works just fine, but I'd ...
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GET works but telnet does not (HTTP GET)

I tried this from bash: GET http://cetatenie.just.ro HTTP/1.1 It works fine, and I am able to get the page, then I try this from telnet: telnet cetatenie.just.ro 80 Trying 85.120.166.76... ...
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Do browsers create new TCP connections for each HTTP requests?

So I know that HTTP is basically just a text protocol over TCP, and that TCP is state / connection based. That means that the browser has to connect over TCP to a server before doing an HTTP request. ...
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TCP/IP on the transport level

I'm trying to understand what happens when I send a packet using a socket on the transport level. Do all packets which leave my computer go first to a geographical location designated by my ISP? Then ...