HTTP stands for Hyper Text Transfer Protocol and is the protocol used to transfer information around the World Wide Web.

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tracking routers / hosts travelled by a http request [on hold]

Wondering if there is any software or browser addon, that can tell the list of routers or hosts travelled by a HTTP request before it reaches the webserver. Something similar to "traceroute".
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Are redirected GET request to HTTPS secure?

This affects a lot of thank-you pages from 3rd party carts, etc. Are GET requests to HTTP that are redirect to HTTPS secure? Or, can they be snooped before the redirect takes place? Thank you
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HTTPS posts to HTTP URL's insecure?

Have to deal with some incorrectly assigned/redirected posts from an HTTPS server to HTTP URL's. How much of a security risk are these? Are they vulnerable to something like a man-in-the-middle ...
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Cannot curl webserver from outside network [migrated]

I have a webserver running on one of my home computers. I am able to access it within my network, on another computer, with curl localWebserverIP:8888. However, I am having issues accessing it from ...
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Analyzing TCPDUMP results for failed request

I'm making http POST calls to a database every 30 seconds, both the server and database are on the same host. Every 5 minutes or so, I get an error back from the endpoint indicating that the request ...
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Do incoming https posts require https URL's

We would like to have HTTP posts from secure servers be secure on our end. Do the posts need to be made to https://ourserver.com, or does it work to post to http://ourserver.com, and then redirect to ...
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Proxy-attack simulation

I have a WS2008 x64 server, that has NodeJS application working on its 80 port. Server constantly receives queries from different IP-addresses that are trying to use my application as a proxy. NodeJS ...
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Why does nslookup for espn.com give an IP that goes to go.com? [migrated]

If I do an nslookup on espn.com, an IP is returned 199.181.132.250. When I put this value in the browser I get go.com. If I had add a 'Host header to the request, I still end up on go.com. What am I ...
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Domain pointing to wrong DocumentRoot?

I was following this tutorial about installing an SSL cert on a ZPanel Ubuntu Install http://blog.arnas.web.id/?p=145 (I also enabled mod_ssl, which it doesn't mention in the post) The certificate ...
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DELL PE 2950/1950 IPMI iso from internet

I'm wondering if I could ask my IPMIs to load the OS ISO to boot from an Internet/HTTP URL? Have anyone already tried such a thing?
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Http Request Hangs Client Side

We've run a website for several years with thousands of visitors. Very rarely the following problem happens to a certain group of users: A certain user of that group makes a client side action on his ...
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Run two services with the same public port

Say I have http://localhost:8080 pointing to my Jenkins instance and http://localhost:8081 pointing to my Jira instance, what do I need to do to acess my services like http://localhost/jenkins and ...
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Nginx: Prevent non-www address from redirecting to www?

My site uses both www and non-www addresses for our site (dcturano.com). The problem I'm having is that the server is redirecting non-www traffic to www traffic. How do I prevent this? server { ...
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Add HTTP authentication to wp-login.php and wp-admin vps wide

In order to protect customer's WordPress installs and the vps itself, i would like to know how i can add "HTTP authentication" to wp-login.php and wp-admin folder vps wide, for each WordPress install. ...
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Varnish request throw HTTP 302 instead of 200

When making a request directly to my apache server, I can download the PDF file requested, apache returning a HTTP 200. When the same request is done through Varnish, I am forwarded back to a login ...
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WL-Proxy-SSL / X-Forwarded-Proto in WebLogic

How do I configure my WebLogic server or WebLogic application to use this header coming from a proxy, when requesting the base URL from a class using JAX-RS? I prefer not to have my application have ...
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Is it possible to block HTTP traffic from specific machines?

I have some web crawlers, and a specific website seems to be blocking traffic temporarily after some time. The thing is, even though all clients have the same external IP address (they access the ...
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Entry and Exit stats inconsistent for JSON URL

I have a page called getJSON.php which is used by a Google Chrome extension to get data. It has no public link. You'd assume that the entry and exit stats via AwStats would be almost equal, however ...
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enable java app to establish http connection under network of VPN.

Some relative question http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17170980/connect-to-http-server-behind-vpn-with-java has already asked in Stack Overflow while I don't still have a solution since this should ...
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HAProxy 1.5 SSL and many website

Actually I'm hosting hundred website on Apache2 with some HTTP and some HTTPS, I'm preparing a new hosting infrastructure and I'm using HAProxy to loadbalance all my HTTP and HTTPS query on my ...
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access hierarchy between php and httpd

The objective is to control access to a php/httpd app, owncloud, to specific identified ip addresses. Both php and httpd appear to have mechanisms to do this, php is through a config.php file with ...
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HTTP Protocol Information Leak [closed]

I have done a test and The result is HTTP Packet Inspection (Low)back Port: http (80/tcp) Summary: This test gives some information about the remote HTTP protocol - the version used, whether HTTP ...
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HTTP connection keepalive logic [closed]

I am fairly new to HTTP and pardon me if the question looks stupid. I cant get my head around the HTTP keepalive logic. I am studying HTTP definitive guide. We send multiple requests , response over ...
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Is there way to find which process is binding to a server's HTTP url?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with many processes running on it. Some of the processes are written in .NET and are using WCF to bind to various HTTP endpoints. Is there some tool (command-line ...
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What characters are special in an nginx map instruction?

I'm moving a site to a new structure and want to use nginx's map to map old URLs to their new locations. For simple cases that works like a charm, but I have trouble with some values. This is what I ...
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nginx: Multiple cross-domain 301 redirects with different page addresses

I'm moving my old site over to a new domain, and with that new domain comes new naming conventions. I'm trying to figure out what would be the simplest way of accomplishing the following for roughly 8 ...
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Configure Apache to decode utf-8 encoded URIs

I have a file named montaña.mp3. When HTTP clients send a request for that file, they send GET /monta%C3%B1a.mp3 HTTP/1.1. That's a utf-8 encoded URI. But Apache returns a 404 error. However, if I ...
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How does the HTTP GET method work in relation to DNS protocol?

I am trying to understand application layer protocols in TCP/IP stack. I know that both HTTP and DNS protocol stay at the top layer (Application Layer). So, when a browser wants to access a resource, ...
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curl 7.21 does not correctly call a host with a host header on https

We found out that calling a host like following using curl 7.21 or 7.24 does produce an error in the apache config (we have multiple SSL Vhosts!). Whereas the same command runs smooth with curl 7.34 ...
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Apache - Phantom long requests returning 408? [duplicate]

I am having intermittent problems with sites that are running on apache - the boxes would spontaneously work themselves into a tizzy taking up all available CPU and memory in the process. To this ...
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How to Relay All HTTP Requests to Another Server

Here is the scenario I need to work with. We have devices which need to talk to web service. This web service is hosted elsewhere and is accessible via DynDNS. Due to limitations on the device and our ...
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Any semblance of originally-requested domain name in HTTP, post DNS-resolution?

My understanding of how DNS resolution and web browsers work is as follows: Your browser uses the DNS system that ultimately connects it to your registrars name servers Your registrar's name servers ...
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How do I switch from http to https and back again with an Apache reverse proxy and WebSphere Application Server

I'm running a Spring Web App in WebSphere Application Server (WAS). WAS is listening on port 36500 using https, Apache is listening on port 80 using http. The protocols in use are out of my control ...
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Mysterious http Lp requests found in log

I've noticed the following in my access log: Oct 28 20:01:55 vm1295 nginx: [] 89.109.42.242 400 "Lp" "-" Oct 28 20:58:41 vm1295 nginx: [] 82.208.124.184 400 "Lp" "-" Oct 28 21:14:05 vm1295 nginx: [] ...
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Request Entity Too Large mod_jk

I have setup where there is apache (httpd) and apache tomcat both are connected with ajp and in my http.conf LimitRequestLine 65536 LimitRequestFieldSize 65536 under <VirtualHost> and ...
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Can Puppet File Source be from a web service?

Is there a (simple) way to have puppet use a file available on the internet for the Source property of a File? eg: file { "/home/text.txt": source => [ "http://www.example.com/text.txt", ...
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Relationship between tcp state TIME_WAIT & HTTP keep-alive

What is the relationship between keep-alive on a HTTP request and a tcp socket in TIME_WAIT - should they be correlated? Furthermore, should system and web server settings be aligned e.g. ...
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Repeat request to another php-fpm script via fastcgi?

I have nginx server accepting incoming HTTP requests and serving it via fastcgi to some php-fpm script (for example index.php). I want nginx to repeat the same request to another php-fpm script via ...
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HTTP Ports are Filtered on New Virtual IPs in LVS (Linux Virtual Server) Load Balancer

I inherited a Linux Virutal Server (LVS) load balancer on CentOS 5.10. Its been running with no issues for quite some time with no worries. Now when I add a new virutal IP (VIP), all HTTP traffic ...
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How to prevent text/event-stream streams from being buffered by eager web proxies?

I am writing an application which uses server-sent events to push updates to the browser. This works very well for the most part, except when the client is behind a "web accelerator" proxy which very ...
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How can I enable outgoing HTTP/HTTPS requests on an EC2 in a public subnet within a VPC on Amazon AWS

I set up a VPC using scenario 2 from the AWS Docs: http://docs.aws.amazon.com/AmazonVPC/latest/UserGuide/VPC_Scenario2.html I've assigned an Elastic IP to an EC2 instance running in a Public Subnet. ...
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Tools for replaying _all_ HTTP traffic [closed]

I intend to log all production HTTP requests to be able to do load testing and analysis on that data later on. The log replaying software I have seen so far only seem capable of replaying GETs. Are ...
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HTTP not finishing over LAN. Hardware cause?

On a customer server running Apache 2.2 on Windows server 2012 we're noticing that from time to time, some requests to the server never finish. Using wireshark I've found a bunch of duplicate ACKs get ...
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What could be the possible causes of a “java.io.IOException: Bad HTTP request, less data is received than expected” error?

I have a GlassFish server with a lot of "java.io.IOException: Bad HTTP request, less data is received than expected" errors in an application instance log. Anyone knows what could be the possible ...
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how to find out if mod_xsendfile is handling the transfer?

I just installed and configured mod_xsendfile on my apache2.2.15 web server (on centos6.5). Everything seems to be working fine except that I'm not sure it is. I added XSendFile On and XSendFilePath ...
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what does JYADXW mean as a HTTP verb?

Some jerk attacked my server, and I was reading the logs, when I saw "JYADXW" where the HTTP verb GET/POST/OPTIONS normally reside. What is this request? what does it mean? malicious IP Here - - ...
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301 Redirect Root and Only Root (“/”) from https to http

I have found several Q/As on how to redirect root only, how to redirect from https to http (using .htaccess). But there was no question that merged both. And this answer is too dirty: ...
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Getting `HTTP/1.1 505 HTTP Version Not Supported` when using `openssl s_client`

I'm trying to use openssl s_client to send a raw HTTPS request. I type this: $ openssl s_client -connect homebrew.herokuapp.com:443 After it finishes the SSL pleasantries, I type this: POST ...
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Set up simple HTTP server with PUT method

I work on developing an internal testing document, and I'm running it through it's paces and one of the tests requires an HTTP PUT to upload a file. I've looked around and tried a couple things ...
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Security certificate only displays with HTTPS and not HTTP [closed]

I have a security certificate installed on my Ubuntu server, running Apache. When I visit my site using the HTTPS protocol, the green certificate appears at the start of the URL. However, when I use ...