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

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Monitor HTTP Login Page/Form?

So I'm wondering a bit of an odd question, but got to ask to find out! We've currently created a login page, which deliberately uses HTTP. I was wondering if it would be possible to, from an "external ...
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In this situation, would the URL be sent to the proxy server?

Let's say I make a cURL request to http://127.0.0.1/secret.php, having set the cURL options CURLOPT_PROXYTYPE and CURLOPT_PROXY so that it's using a valid, real HTTP proxy server to which I have ...
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Firefox truncating URL for HTTP intranet pages

I spent quite a while exploring the forums looking for an answer to this specifically, but did not find one. If there is one on here please let me know. I am accessing our internal helpdesk site via ...
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How to determine what limits the throughput of a local HTTP server?

I am trying to understand what limits the download speed of a local (LAN) HTTP server. If I have files on one PC, why can't I transfer them to another PC on my network as fast as the local connection ...
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Why does Intel Graphic Command Center leave a web endpoint listening at port 9001 on localhost?

I found out my system process (PID 4) was the one listening on 9001 (both v4 and v6). Telnet to it, ::1:9001 and enter a char and press enter I see this: HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request Content-Type: ...
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Creating a tunnel to host my dynamic ip website at home

I have a very powerfull machine at home and I would like to use it to create a website. The equivalent in money for this server would be 1000$/month. Since my IP is dynamic in theory (event when it ...
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Allow application to bind to port 80/443 on Windows

I really really need to allow an application to bind on port 80 and 443 on Windows. I understand that this is somehow blocked by http.sys. Is it possible to disable http.sys temporarily so this ...
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Allow notifications on an insecure site in Opera

I'm using Opera 67. I understand that HTTP sites were recently declared universally insecure by most browsers, and this means certain features are not allowed when using them, by default. However, I'm ...
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Where is the Authorization token (delivered via an HTTP header) stored?

When I investigate HTTP requests, I notice that some of them use the "Authorization": "Bearer" + token header, in contrast to the popular cookie that is used so that the server can identify its ...
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What is the reason firefox combines multiple requests in the network monitor

I have the problem that for recent pages the firefox network monitor seems to be non-functional. I give an example to make my statements clear: You see 3 (!) selected requests. I cannot select only ...
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Unable to access my server with my domain name in http with a browser

I installed nginx on my server and want to access it with a browser using my domain name. Basically i can do that using my server IP http://41.111.142.74/ Now trying to do that with my domain name ...
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Use systemctl / systemd to sniff network traffic for the logged in user

I have an agent running as a systemd service which a user installs. Is there a way for this systemd service to be notified of outgoing http traffic? Perhaps to certain domains? This is all with the ...
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names of different http schemes

I am wondering what the different names are for these things: localhost (host?) localhost:3000 (address?) http://localhost:3000 (url base?) http://localhost:3000/xyz ...
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Can I use a WIFI repeater as a local WIFI network AP

I'm trying to setup a local WIFI network, which has an additional internet connection via the repeated network. Some background: I have an EPOS WIFI printer which is controlled over HTTP. Normally, I ...
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Redirect HTTP paths to ports, keeping the rest

I have the issue where I want to redirect a URL, like https://foo.bar/foobar/thing to https://foo.bar:1234/thing. I have seen solutions where one could redirect from /foobar to port 1234, but how ...
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Apache stops suddenly with the error “couldn't grab the accept mutex”

My Apache suddenly stops with this log. [Thu Feb 06 04:46:29.670924 2020] [mpm_prefork:emerg] [pid 5296] (43)Identifier removed: AH00144: couldn't grab the accept mutex [Thu Feb 06 04:46:29.675338 ...
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Can I proxy HTTP requests to localhost on an external website?

I'm developing an app, let's call it app A, which is embedded within another app, app B. App A is embedded in app B as an iframe, and I regularly visit them both in my web browser for development. ...
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Viewing the Local Storage of a HTTP website that now redirects to HTTPS

The Notepad website I've been using lost all of the data that I had kept on it. Not only that, it turns out the snapshots I was downloading were all empty! Unfortunately, I had important data on it, ...
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Sending HTTP content over multiple TCP connections

Is it possible for an HTTP content to be sent over multiple TCP connections? If so, what fields indicate that this has occurred? I would assume partial-content?
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Tunnel connection for specific domain over proxy

Is there a way to tunnel (http) connections for a specific domain over a proxy ? Im trying to pass by geo-blocking. Currently im running a Windows Server 2019, with enabled DNS service, would be ...
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Use NGinX to serve static files or a file server

I am very new to NginX. I wanted to use it both as a web server, and for file transfer operations. I imagined it'd be something similar to the FTP server which can be enabled on IIS, however I ...
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Http through ssh?

I'm currently working away from home and have only my laptop and phone with me. At my home I have multiple pc's, as well as a Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) server, all running on the local network. I have ssh ...
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How to change what account Firefox prefills when logging in using a dialog?

(Not exactly sure about the terminology here but I am referring to when you log in using a separate small modal/floating window (on Macs, it is a "sheet" that appears as a drop down menu) rather than ...
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Unable to use new VDI with unallocated space unable to mount to UBUNTU

I started a virtual machine in which I am using windows 7 and installed the virtual box and Ubuntu 18.04-3, however after just few setups, with few projects the machine storage quickly runned out of ...
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what is the use of enabling HTTP Activation?

I have a developer friend of mine who just posted this on our group: what does it do and what are the risks of enabling the HTTP Activation?
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Django Invalid HTTP_HOST header from suspicous domain

I am getting warnings on my Django deployment server. To be precise: Invalid HTTP_HOST header: 'ip.ws.126.net:443'. The WHOIS entry for this domain is pretty opaque just as the domain: https://www....
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Allow multiple ports to be accessible under HTTPS (ufw, nginx)

I am right now fighting and reading documentations and articles about using the ufw firewall to allow multiple ports to be accessible via https. I have tried enabling the desired ports using this ...
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Posting a file to docker image running an http server

I am running the following docker image which runs an HTTP server. docker run --rm -ti -p 8080:8080 --name http-server -v DIRECTORY_TO_EXPOSE:/public redsadic/docker-http-server From this command I ...
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Browser fingerprinting information during HTTPS request

I would like to assemble a list of information that can be useful for fingerprinting that the browser sends to a server while making a HTTP(S) request. In this case I am not interested in information ...
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What is HTTP/0.9 request?

In the Readme of this project, it is proposed to make some kind of http/0.9 request, what does this mean? https://github.com/aiortc/aioquic
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Sending HTTP request to another localhost only Docker container?

I am building a new microservice which is a Python Flask app that is fronted by gunicorn and can take and respond to HTTP get requests. It's kinda like a local proxy service to an external API. I ...
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ffmpeg - copy http stream to multicast udp stream

i try to "copy" many tvheadend http streams to multicast udp streams the result should contain all streams: video, audio's and subtitels (especially epg) ...and at best without transcoding my ...
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Proxy/cache with with download accelerator (parallel range requests)

I'd like to use SuperUser collective wisdom to find an http proxy-cache with integrated download accelerator or in other words: parallel range requests. The use case is: a user requests a large file, ...
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Access FTP over http link [closed]

I am using a program that when you type a link in it auto puts http:// at the start yet I want it to direct to my ftp server, how do you do this? EDIT: I do own the ftp server and am just using the ...
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Paste an HTTP request directly into postman to send

By an http request, I mean something like: POST /service/controller.asmx/endpoint HTTP/1.1 Host: localhost Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded Content-Length: ... xmlFile=string&...
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Apache: Deliver static file to HTTP “PUT” request

I am writing an API mock that only provides some static files. The API clients send some PUT requests, and I would like to answer them with a canned response. (Client sends PUT request -> gets static ...
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openssl not responding to typed input

I'm trying to send low-level HTTP commands to our server via TLS, but when I hit the final [enter] to send the payload, I get no response. And I'm stumped as to why. what doesn't work Typed from a ...
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Using cURL to download a web stream

I am trying to download a streaming audio feed, from an online radio station. The station used to operate on a MP3 shoutcast feed, but now has upgraded to an AAC HTTP audio feed. I used to use "...
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HTTP response time

I want to ask a stupid question. Just using curl as an example. If we use curl -I https://a_big_file.com, maybe the big file upto 600MB, but i surprised to found it only used 0.160s, which is ...
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Confused about HTTP in Wireshark

I'm currently using Wireshark and I'm trying to fill out a table that what's the Packet Number for the HTTP request and HTTP Response. I've used the filter in Wireshark however, I'm not sure what ...
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Zero-config HTTP relay server

I develop a desktop product (C#) that has a built-in Web server (ServiceStack) that can be used for remote management of the database - I will refer to this as the Internal Server. Many users want to ...
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Proxy (or other solution) that can allow vintage browsers (before HTTPS era - with no or weak SSL/TLS support) to connect with HTTPS websites?

Is there a proxy (or other solution) that can allow vintage browsers (before HTTPS era - with no or weak SSL/TLS support) to connect with HTTPS websites? In other words: old browser <-- http ...
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How does a client know what data it is expecting in an HTTP response payload?

I am simulating a peer-to-peer network which uses HTTP as an application protocol and I have some uncertainty regarding how a client knows what an HTTP response will consist of. Let's assume that a ...
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Why does my browser attempt to download pages from http://clhs.lisp.se instead of viewing them normally?

This problem started a few weeks ago. Whenever I navigate to any page at http://clhs.lisp.se — for example this one: http://clhs.lisp.se/Body/m_w_open.htm — my browser doesn't display the page ...
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Is there a way to stream all audio output in Windows 10 (not just individual files) to an Android client device via http?

I would like to stream all audio output (not just individual music files) from my Windows 10 PC, via http, to Neutron Music Player on my android phone. Neutron allows entering of a http address and ...
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Jenkins is not able to reach anything over SSL

I just set up Jenkins on my VM. It's behind company proxy, so I set proxy settings. Test URL ends in Success when connecting to any website, but only over HTTP. When use HTTPS, I got for example ...
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My ISP does not redirect http to https for Squarespace hosted sites

I recently discovered that my ISP does not load websites hosted on Squarespace, unless the URL includes the "https" prefix. If the URL just points to example.com or www.example.com, or http://www....
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Images requested by Flask are not shown at once

When applying the image showcase function named "twentytwenty", the following problem occurs. Problem: When I call render_template() with the resulting image as an argument, the image is not visible....
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tcpdump ends output with “[!http]”. What does it mean?

When "tcpdump -v" parses http replies, it prints the expected content followed by "[!http]". I don't see such substring in the manpage and web search engines seem incapable of searching for this ...
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What's the theory of GET test of a domain?

What's the theory of speed test website's GET test? In the 17ce site: I input the domain cnblogs.com in it, and use GET request test. it will test the speed. one of the test point I click the ...

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