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

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How to track url redirects in the browser?

When I type http://example.com/load/ in my browser and press ENTER, this website redirects me to http://example.com/load/1/, from there to http://example.com/load/2/ and then I finally landed on ...
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MS Word — Unable to open <link>. Cannot open the specified file

RE: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_2010-word/some-hyperlinks-to-pdfs-will-not-work-in-word/79274141-b55e-4ce1-9a37-e07f7f77c816 I'm experiencing the same problem as above, ...
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Capture Only HTTP traffic in tshark

I am new to tshark tool usage. I am trying to use tshark tool for capturing only HTTP traffic but i am unable to do it. Here is the cmd i run to get the all traffic: tshark -c 1000 -w packetFile.pcap ...
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Firefox quickly forget HTTP Basic Auth

How can I make Firefox "invalidate" it's saved HTTP Basic Auth credentials for a website from the client side? Currently, I have to restart the browser, which is rather cumbersome with multiple tabs ...
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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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VirtualBox http connection error

I am trying to connect to VirtualBox remotely using the following code, String url = "http://192.168.0.101:18083"; String user = "..."; String passwd = "..."; VirtualBoxManager mgr = ...
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How to deny a CORS request

When a Access-Control-Allow-Origin HTTP header is missing in the response to a CORS (cross-origin resource sharing) preflight, does it mean: The server does not support CORS? Or, The server denies ...
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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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How to share big data

I want to share 1TB of compressed data, but I want that the files can be downloaded with wget? I have tried GitHub and Google drive, but I can't get the files with wget. How can I share big data?
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View source in Google Chrome shows last XHR request instead of html document

I am setting up Nginx content caching, and think I got everything working great, but for some strange reason, when I view source in Chrome, it displays the last XHR request (JSON) instead of the HTML ...
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Can't access http page on Azure VM

I create an Ubuntu VM on Azure. By default in the inbound rules there was only the rule the maps from * to 22. I changed the rule to 22 to 22 (changed the * to 22) and added a rule from 80 to 80. ...
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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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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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How can I make wget rename downloaded files to not include the query string?

I'm downloading a site with wget and a lot of the links have queries attached to them, so when I do this: wget -nv -c -r -H -A mp3 -nd http://url.to.old.podcasts.com/ I end up with a lot of files ...
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Download 4.1GB file stops at 101MB

I am trying to download file which is a little bit bigger than 4GB. I tried on Firefox and Chrome and it stops everytime at 101MB. I tried to use an app dedicated for downloading files, but Free ...
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apache proxypass https to http not working

I have the following configuration: An apache with SSL configured and this server is accessible via the internet. A second apache in the local network of the other apache but this one don't have SSL ...
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Open syncthing port on raspberry pi

I have just set up a raspberry pi with the raspbian OS. Other than installing LAMP and syncthing, I have not made many changes from the initial setup. I am accessing my raspi through SSH on LAN, and ...
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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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Grabbing HTTP requests made by clients on Windows Hosted Network C#

I'm trying to create a software in C# in which users will be connected to Windows' Hosted Network. If the client/user makes a request to any site (e.g google.com), i want the request to go through a ...
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Why does my explore.exe and System make connections to my ISP?

I've noticed that the System process and explorer.exe make connections to my ISP at various times, whether I am using the web or if my computer is idle. I see under Network Activity that the ...
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Pointing domain to OS X Server

I have my Mac running a WebServer accessible at xx.xxx.xx.xxx It is public so if I gave you the actual IP you could see it working. I am building my site in ~/Sites And it is accessible at ...
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How can Apache HTTP server allow multiple connections to port 80?

I wish to know how does an Apache HTTP server program serves many clients connecting to it at the same port 80? I know about port and sockets. I did lot of search on internet about it but could not ...
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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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Git-ssh-server connect to GitLab CE

We have a running Git-ssh-server with 10+ repositories in it. We want to use GitLab as a Project Management Tool and GUI for managing the repositories. From what I understood by reading through the ...
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Unable to start IBM HTTP Server on Linux

I am trying to install IBM HTTP Server 7.0 on my Linux machine 2.6.32-504.el6.x86_64. When i finish installation and try to start IHS using command /opt/IBM/HTTPServer/bin/apachectl start, i get below ...
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HTTPS works, but HTTP does not work (err_connection_refused error)

I have this weird problem in my laptops internet connection. I use this laptop for my day to day work + company work. With my company internet connection there are no issues, internet works fine (goes ...
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Why can I access the internet in a browser but not the terminal?

I can browse the internet using Chrome and Safari, but when I use the terminal, I can not. When I try to ssh in the terminal, I get "request timed out" and when I try to ping I get "3 packets ...
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What is a cache flush, and how do you explain this TCPdump pattern?

I ran TCPdump a few times on my home network and found a lot of packets that were marked (Cache Flush), seemingly originating with my sister's laptop. I can't see any HTTP or HTTPS packets during the ...
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HTTP caching in safari — does it work?

It seems to me that Safari doesn't use cache at all :-( Max-age is set to at least one month, Cache-Control: is public, content is served over HTTPS. It seems that Safari doesn't use memory nor disk ...
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With the following settings shown here, will there be any caching in Firefox?

browser.cache.disk.enable = false browser.cache.memory.enable = false network.http.use-cache = true With the following settings above, will there be any caching in FF? Does the disk.enable ...
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Windows 10 Upgrade causing Error Connection Time Out

I can't seem to find an answer to this problem I'm having. Hardware, Alienware 13 Laptop purchased in the last year. Upgraded to Windows 10 from 8.1. Issue, most sites but not all, I get ...
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Slow download over libraries on certain Windows systems

I am using custom libraries for file download (cURL and wget) on Windows client over HTTP from my server. On most of systems the download speed is as it should be - maximum determined by network ...
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What is the cURL command-line syntax to do a POST request?

How can I make a POST request with the cURL command-line tool?
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HTTPS what's going wrong with chrome?

I've an ASP.NET website. HTTPS works fine with all browsers (safari, firefox,ie,chromium...) except chrome... When I want to reach the website on HTTPS with chrome I have "This webpage is not ...
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Find URL that a process, application or script is requesting

I can see the established network connection a program creates with TCPview, netstat or Resource Monitor but I'm trying to see the URL a program initially reaches out to. For instance, this URL ...
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All Ports Gone Bad - Port Forwarding Hell

I was successfully running a perfectly sane home server with multiple services running on different ports. I had a few port forwarding rules which helped the whole thing talk to the internet. ...
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How to modify HTTP Responses on android?

I have an Android Device which is capable of running both Linux And Android Side by side, I need to keep checking the packets being sent by the device to a particular domain, And when the domain meets ...
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Decoding HTTP GET parameter in Wireshark

I am capturing HTTP GET traffic with Wireshark and I have plenty of URLs that contain "cryptic" URL-encoded data. I'd like to see the URI split into the individual parameters see the parameter ...
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Configure Wireshark to capture any packages between host machine, and guest (VM)

I'm new to this whole Wireshark thing. I have a VM running inside my local Mac via VMWare Fusion. VM IP Address : 172.16.139.129 Mac IP Address : 10.0.0.4 I want to capture http connection between ...
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Make local Centos server at home public, safe?

So I have a Centos local server at home. I want to make it accessible over the internet (public). I know I have to forward port 80 (HTTP) and 21 (FTP). My main question is, is this safe? Or should I ...
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What protocol is used to transfer a message in a HTTP application?

This is from an interview question - http://www.glassdoor.com/Interview/Yelp-Software-Engineering-Intern-Interview-Questions-EI_IE43314.0,4_KO5,32_IP2.htm "protocol used to transfer message in HTTP ...
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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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How can I remove a specific request header before sending a request in Chrome or Firefox?

I'm looking for a chrome or 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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Cannot access large image (error 403) with Apache

I uploaded an image via FTP (~7 MB) to my shared hosting and I try to access it from a direct URL in the browser. However, I'm always getting error 403. All other files work just fine, so I figured it ...
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new relic synthetics strange http response codes -7,-20, -9999

Looking at the synthetics page of the new relic monitoring tool we have in place, I'm seeing unfamiliar http status codes in the http response codes panel, for example -7, -20 and -9999 Is this ...
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Root HTTPS request to HTTP for internal use

My configuration consists on two virtual machines (both CentOs 6) VM_A: Application server VM_B: Proxy server with squid The setup for my test How can I root https request to http request for ...
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How to make HTTP requests using Plink

On Windows I want to make simple HTTP requests to find bugs in my scripts. Of course I usually use more convenient tools (like the "REST client"-plugin in Firefox) but now I want to go one level ...
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Can I detect what webserver a website is using? [closed]

Is there any program or command that I can use to detect what webserver a website is using? With webserver I mean in software i.e. IIS 6, Apache or nginx.
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What is the usage of the port number in an HTTP GET request?

In an 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 ...
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Why did another port in URL in front get HTTP traffic?

An example of a URL that links to a web hosting control panel: http://example.com:3500 HTTP is port 80. Why does it list port 3500? Is it port 3500 or port 80?