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

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Why are HTTPS connections not slow anymore?

When the web was young, HTTP connections were relatively fast, and HTTPS connections were painfully slow. In the last several years, the speed of HTTPS connections are often very similar to that of ...
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How to create a single http proxy that forwarding to many SOCKS

I need a http proxy server which can delegate requests to many socks servers from the list. I used to solve this problem by creating many process of "DeleGate" but i think this is not a good idea. I ...
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Can't get HTTP connection to Amazon Web Services EC2 Windows Server 2012 Instance

I have an Amazon Web Services EC2 instance with a Windows Server 2012 AMI on it. I have installed XAMPP on it, and have started the apache server from the XAMPP Control Panel. It starts successfully. ...
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Mount HTTP Serverlocally

i have a HTTP server in windows machine.so i want to mount that to my Linux machine locally.Is that possible.How we can do that.We can mount FTP using curlftpfs.Is there any thing for HTTP.I am using ...
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mount http server as filesystem

I am trying to mount HTTP locally.Using SSHFS its working fine.But for Windows systems, or systems without SSH we cant use SSHFS.For example we can mount FTP locally using curlftp.For HTTP we have any ...
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mount http host as local dirctory something like curlftpfs

Is there any way to mount a HTTP host as local directory .so we can mount ftp host as local directory using curlftpfs.Is there any option for HTTP.Thanks in advance
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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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bash- how can I use wget to send POST data with files?

I want to make following POST request to my server using wget: email=abc@abc.com&file1=@FILE_HERE&file2=@FILE_HERE In above request, there are three POST parameteres called email , file1 ...
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How to know which protocol like http or https mobile apps in iOS and android are using? [closed]

It is easy to look at the browser address bar to identify if it is http or https. How to identify the same in mobile apps in iOS and Android?
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Execute HTTP/S stream on Windows

Is it possible to execute HTTPS download link directly? I guess I seen such thing at Windows XP but see no more at Windows 10.
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Download a file via HTTP from a script in Windows

I want a way to download a file via HTTP given its URL (similar to how wget works). I have seen the answers to this question, but I have two changes to the requirements: I would like it to run on ...
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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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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 Post to login to a website with timestamp, token, username and password

From a script I want to login to a website. For that I searched the source for the POST request. The post request to login the website has the data "username", "passwort", "timestamp" and "token". ...
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Catch Metadata from Icecast-audio-stream

I want to receive metadata from this station: http://ice1.somafm.com/deepspaceone-128-mp3 In order to achieve this I did the following request via shell: $ GET -H "Icy-MetaData: 1" ...
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Windows 7 is blocking ports

I am trying to open port 80 and 3690 for HTTP and svnserve respectively (inbound for both). I have Windows Firewall off, and have tried temporarily disabling Mcafee VirusScan Enterprise, to no avail. ...
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XAMPP Server Issue

I am running a XAMPP server for a basic website using Apache. I am pretty sure I have port forwarded correctly with the correct ports on my router and my Windows firewall (80 and 443). I can connect ...
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Can HTTP servers on a LAN be hacked into from the web?

I have set up a web server on a ESP8266 microcontroller inside my local area network. HTTP GET requests sent to this unit can switch on and off a mains outlet, and I'm planning on deploying a couple ...
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Cannot restart apache on Centos 7

I cannot restart HTTPD on Centos 7. When I try to run the command it shows this error below. How can I overcome this? -- -- Unit session-735.scope has begun starting up. Apr 12 15:33:01 ...
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iptables rule doesn't work for port 80

My VM has set some rules for access to a web server and a SSH. The server is running in the internal port 8080 en redirected using iptables to the port 80 with the command: iptables -t nat -A ...
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Intercept traffic from a RJ45 TV box

I'm using a box that connects to the internet using an RJ45 cable. I would like to see the HTTP traffic that goes in and out the box. Would you plug a computer to the same network and run Wireshark, ...
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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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Can't connect to DVR by media port

My DVR is Z-BEN ZB-DA6204-LM. I can easily connect to it by browser by http port. I implement it in local network. My DVR IP is 192.168.0.100, Http port is 8800, media port is 5445. I have a user ...
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Limit POST method of Apache by location

I have tried to set the settings in Apache for limiting the POST method according to location as below <Location /Project/ModuleA> AuthType Basic AuthName "GIT Repository" AuthUserFile ...
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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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Cache big file downloads systemwide on Windows

I'm on Windows 8.1 and I'm working with a lot of scripts that automatically download Linux images and create VMs with it. Also docker images etc. and these VMs or docker images are downloading a ton ...
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Getting curl to output HTTP status code?

I'm using curl at the command line on Linux to issue HTTP requests. The response bodies are printed to standard out, which is fine, but I can't see from the man page how to get curl to print the ...
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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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URL with http not working

I have problem with my mac. no url is working with http url and if I use https then it's working fine. I saw this error in each browser ERR_CONNECTION_REFUSED I think this might be a virus because ...
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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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http connection works with IP address in Nginx but not with domain name

I have a website setup using Nginx. If I try to connect through IP it works fine. But whenever I try to connect through domain name, I got connection reset error. telnet mydomain 80 Works fine. ...
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Why Selenium IDE does not work here?

I would be glad if you prove me wrong but apparently Selenium IDE is fairly unreliable. For example, the last command in the following script does not have any effect inside the script but if I double ...
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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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How to use CURL tool?

I just got introduced to CURL today and I went to their website to download the tool and all I got is .cgi file called "metalink" and I don't know how to use it or how to run it, can someone help ...
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Can I retrieve and access a simple JSON object via HTTP in LibreOffice Calc?

I've located a web API resource that I'd like to access from LibreOffice Calc. It returns a simple JSON/JavaScript object that's basically just a handful of name value pairs, one of which I want to ...
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Chrome 45 does not display authentication dialog

I've set up a website with basic HTTP authentication. If I go there with IE 11 or Firefox 38, I get the expected dialog asking for credentials. If I attempt to go there with Chrome 45, it immediately ...
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I spliced Raspbian and Kali by accident… should I be worried?

So, I recently got a Raspberry Pi. I installed Raspbian Wheezy on it immediately, got it all set up with SSH and VNC, and ready to go. One day I decided that it would be a brilliant idea to install ...
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What is another use for port 8080/8443 other than a proxy?

I see alot of servers with port 8080 open. Most times I am able to connect to the proxy server, but the majority are unable to make requests outside the network, or internally. What is the purpose of ...
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Why is JS/CSS rejected because of mixed content?

I have an application (static web site) which is served internally in HTTP but the access from the end users' browsers is forced to HTTPS via a load balancer: +-------------------------+ ...
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Can't get windows host file to forward HTTPS headers

I'm currently trying to write a proxy in C# using the host file to redirect requests (specific request). I only want it to intercept one address. It's on Windows and the proxy is run locally on the ...
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How do web servers know whether you're using direct IP address access?

Some web servers, when accessed using their IP address, return an error that direct IP address access is not allowed. I've been wondering for some time how this works. I mean, doesn't the browser ...
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unable to connect to localhost:80 after installing nginx

I just installed nginx by doing sudo yum install nginx and I'm unable to connect to it on port 80. I tried stopping iptables by doing sudo service iptables start and was still unable to connect. I'm ...
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Reasons why curl and http request produce different responses

I have recently setup a personal website using github pages for hosting and DNS with freenom. When I make a request using curl: curl --header "Host: example.com" http://192.30.252.153/ I get the ...
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Is it possible to get the download file name of an mp3 from server using bash?

I am trying to get the final download file name of an mp3 from a server, specifically audiotool.com e.g. http://api.audiotool.com/track/haunt_opaque/mixdown.mp3 When you navigate to this url in a ...
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Get a listing of a 7zip file on a remote HTTP server

There's a server out there on the internet that hosts terabytes of data encapsulated in numerous 7zip (.7z) archives. Some, but not all, of this data is interesting to me. I only know which data is ...
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How to Import *.p7s certificate chain into keystore?

I've used this commands to create my csr keytool -genkey -alias server -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -keystore domain.jks -dname "CN=*.domain.com,OU=Software Development, O=Company Name, L=Asuncion, ...
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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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Fedora Firewall not blocking http

I have a fedora machine running that I use for my daily work, mostly working on websites. Whenever I wanted to check something from another device within the local network, I had to first enable http ...
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Display Calendar/Notes entries with raspberry pi?

I want to realise the following: I'm using Lotus Notes 9 to manage my meetings, mails etc.. As a project, I want to display the meeting entries in my calendar with a raspberry pi on another display, ...
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Read out Lotus Notes Calendar entries from NSF-Database?

I don't know how to display my calendar entries on another machine. I already created the view, which reads out the needed information (calandarView.xml) in my Inbox.nsf . My main problem is, that ...