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

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If HTTP runs on a port, does that mean TCP can also run on that port?

I'm building an app that needs to run on a mobile smartphone over a GPRS/3G network. I'm doing bit ops, so every byte wasted through HTTP headers is bad. Mobile providers in my area make heavy use of ...
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Upgrading Apache http server 2.0 directly to 2.4

I have gone through several suggestions online for upgrading Apache HTTP server 2.0 to 2.2 and then 2.2 to 2.4. But I want to somehow upgrade Apache HTTP server from 2.0 directly to 2.4. How it can be ...
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Wireshark loopback on mac os x [on hold]

I have selected loopback (in capture options) to capture http traffic on my localhost server, but everytime I do and HTTP I only can see TCP.
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Reverse proxy to put header value as parameter to url

I need to set up reverse proxy which will put header value from original request as a parameter to the destination url. The reason for this is purelly application specific and unfortunatelly I cannot ...
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How to download text version of website?

How can I download the text version of a website? I need to do that using http raw protocol, e.g. telnet. However, I have no idea. Any hint?
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Stream multiple displays using one VLC instance

Trying to figure out a way to start an instance of VLC from the command line to stream 3 displays on a Win7 box. We can start an instance of each one individually, and connect to each (though not at ...
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Some sites does not work with IPv6

I have a IPv6 problem. I'm running native dual-stack IPv4/IPv6 and most sites works just fine over IPv6, but some sites won't load. Any idea what can cause this? I have tried to reduce the MTU, but ...
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Why is HTTP Negotiate authentication so restricted in Firefox? [closed]

According to Microsoft, the Negotiate method of HTTP authentication, is the "strongest (most secure) available protocol" Yet browsers like Firefox require you to add a special exception in ...
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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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how to surpress “protocol handler” pop up for anonymous\incognito chrome?

I'm running an automation on mac and on ubunto (using cucumber, selenium web driver, junit) during the automation I click a link with non http protocol an "External protocol request" popup appears. ...
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why does my local hosts file enable me to see remote server php files?

I have a hosting package with some company. They give me a temporary URL at which I can access the site and see HTML files. But when I try to access PHP files it gave me an error (500 Internal Server ...
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Google Drive not responding with size for file download

I have two zip files hosted on Google Drive that are publicly accessible over the internet. They are here and here. For some reason, the first file is not returning the content-Length header with the ...
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What if the form-data boundary is contained in the attached file? [migrated]

Let's take the following example of multipart/form-data taken from w3.com: Content-Type: multipart/form-data; boundary=AaB03x --AaB03x Content-Disposition: form-data; name="submit-name" Larry ...
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How to download files from Website using bash [closed]

I am trying to download a collection of files from a website. Where the collection is drawn from "TAGS". I have tried using many combinations of wget and bash scripts with no luck. Each file is nested ...
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Apache2 streaming over HTTP

I have a server with lot of media files. Actually, I have an apache2 installed on the server, and I use it to do some streaming of video and audio files. This is working fine, with status-code 206 ...
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Can you get a reply from a HTTPS site using the Ping command?

I tried using the ping command on a https page, but the message says that ping could not find the host. Is there some issue regarding ping and https?
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Why is Port Forwarding HTTP from a Public IP Failing on Windows 8.1 Update (IIS 8.5)?

I have three Windows hosts on the same private LAN, each hosting an IIS default website. One host is running Windows 7 Pro, while the other two are running Windows 8.1 Update Version 6.3 (Build ...
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Hide HTTP Destination with a Raspbery Pi

I wanna realize some kind of WebServer or Proxy on my Raspberry Pi that hides the real http requests from any firewall. Following scenario: computer@school --Request--> myRPi --Request--> ...
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If you block all incoming connections, how can you still use the internet?

If your ISP or firewall is blocking all incoming connections, how can web servers still send you data to your browser? You send the request (outgoing) and server sends data (incoming). If you block ...
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Send HTTP request with parameters file

My question is very simple : is it possible to send a HTTP request from the *nix command line specifying a file, containing all the parameters, as an argument? In REST APIs documentation, we often ...
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Optimizing JavaScript Files

When a JavaScript file is sent over an HTTP connection, the entire file is sent, and then the preprocessor on the clientside will deal with the rest? Therefore, would removing comments and whitespace ...
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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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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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Can only access sites using https, what could cause this? [closed]

Anyone know what could possibly going on here? This has been going on with my home network since yesterday and my ISP has no idea what's going on. Through all my devices (phone, laptop, desktop), I ...
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POST http(s) request with xml content in Power Query

I have a POST http request which works good in HttpRequester (Firefox plugin). I know that it is possible to call POST request in Power Query but cannot find working solution. Here is the original ...
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Why do I see empty header on router login page?

I'm using a SagemCom DSL Modem to connect to the internet. I want to see the source code of the login form that appears as a popup. Additionally I'm interested to see the cookies being stored by the ...
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Download all contents of a directory automatically?

Here you can see a directory that contains some sub-directory and there a a lot of PDF files. Is there any way to download all of them automatically?
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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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Fast http tunnel through transparent http proxy

I want to create a fast http tunnel through a very restrictive firewall (BLOXX). As far as I know only TCP port 80 is allowed going through a transparent proxy. Https traffic is also captured, working ...
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Seeking via http protocol m3u8 file and preloading

I have m3u8 + ts files on server. ffmpeg -i http://example.org/dir/index.m3u8 -c:v copy -f flv - this command, helps to read the full array of ts files. I have two main problems. ffmpeg receives ...
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Apache responds to anything as if GET / is sent

Apache exposes some strange behaviour, it seems to react to anything as if a GET / was sent, instead of giving me a "Bad Request" error: [bf@bf-laptop-tbwb ~]$ telnet www.myserver.com 80 Trying ...
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How to relax Content Security Policy in Chrome?

Lately, some websites such as Facebook use the Content Security Policy (CSP) to restrict loading of scripts from "untrusted sources". For example, when requesting Facebook HTML content (e.g. ...
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Cannot connect to internal IP address from external IP address

I just installed the Apache2 webserver on my Raspberry Pi, and tried to forward port 80 & 443 to it. It has the internal IP 10.0.0.11. The Raspberry Pi is behind two routers. (router-IP ...
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Cross-platform Download Manager for Windows and Fedora [closed]

I'm looking for a software that can be used for downloading files in different Internet Protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, FTP). The software must be able to continue downloads even if the computer has been ...
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Opening port 80 in router and Tor network doesn't work

I closed port 80 in my router . now when I type "192.168.1.1" to browser, I can't access the page of router settings to change settings and open port 80. Also 443 , 8088 ports open and 8080 has been ...
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How to add authentication to closed-source server?

The software for the TV tuner in my Windows7 HTPC runs an HTTP server that allows me to control and stream TV in my browser. However, there is no authentication, which is fine for the LAN but not for ...
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How configure requests from other ports to port 443?

I am trying to configure my first https, and i think i get it, but there is a problem: the site wont open in http, just https, because of this, i want redirect everything to https. I am using ...
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Give a command HTTP proxy auth access

I'd like to let a command (wsimport) access a URL through an HTTP proxy with authentication. It can be configured to use a proxy, but not with auth. I was wondering if a tool such as netcat, or any ...
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How to check what kind of files web page consists

Is there a way to check what files web page consists. For example I want to download .txt files from the web page, but I dont want all .txt files, some of them, and before I want to check are there ...
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Is there a way to download all .txt files from the page via curl or wget command

My question is in a title: Is there a way to download all .txt files from the page via curl or wget command? Thanks
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Prevent Thunderbird from mangling HTML signature

I just recently put together a HTML signature that uses a little bit of CSS the problem is that Thunderbird mangles a @import for a google web-font by trying to turn the URL into a Link. I saw in ...
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Accessing a website through its IP address instead of hostname

I would like to know the chances of not being able to access a website only through the domain name and denied of access through its direct IP address. I wish draw attention to the following ...
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HTTP performance over high latency links

I have users that previously used FTP for file transfers across high latency paths to their local server. They have switched to HTTP for these transfers (not by choice) and file transfer perforamance ...
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How to download all HTTP files from a server

I have to do some work on one website, for example example.com, but I need to acces some HTTP sites (example.com/example.htm, example.com/example2, …) I don't know how are they named) but I dont know ...
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Apache returning 403 status code

I'm basically having a basic HTML document and I am trying to link a JavaScript file and a .gif file which is in a CSS file. However, I notice that the networks tab of my browser says that it ...
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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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logging package in python - do_POST between two simple http servers

I have two http servers that talk with each other. the scenario is that serverA get a POST request from "outside" (not serverB, by: curl -X POST localhost:8888 ), then serverA sends POST request ...
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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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HTTP Sniffing using wireshark

I am using Wireshark on my Mac, which is running Yosemite. When I am sniffing the HTTP protocol, I can only see the HTTP/get and I cannot see the HTTP/OK.. Is there a way to enable this on my MAC? I ...
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Virtualhost access through HTTP proxy

Given the fact that every HTTP proxy rewrites the "Host" header, for example, if i send a request to xxx.com with the header "Host: yyy.com", every HTTP proxy will change it in a request to xxx.com ...