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

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Nginx, server_name targeting trailing “.” will not redirect

When you type in "dev1.example.com." into your browser or you request that Host with your HTTP client, I want it to redirect to "dev1.example.com". I've attempted to do this with the following server ...
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“405 method not allowed”. It's allright sending the request from a HTTP simulation web

Im getting a 405 when sending a POST request to "http://www.sermobi.com/customers" from a mobille app using an ajax function. But I don't get that error using a tool like http://www.hurl.it/#top. I ...
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Autodiscover URL redirection from cPanel Apache to different Subdomain URL on an IIS/Exchange server

== The Current Situation: == We have a web and DNS server for contoso.com (10.10.10.1) This web server 10.10.10.1 is also the mail server for @fubar.contoso.com We then have another server for MS ...
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Lighttpd splitting request URI and dropping query parameter

I'm running lighttpd 1.4.33, which is reverse proxied to from an Apache server that is open to the Internet. When accessing a script from the local address of the lighttpd server, GET parameters are ...
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Fastcgi request record is too big

I am running an Nginx server, which requires me to accept URI String containing up to 4mb of data. I have configured nginx to accept the params by setting: /etc/nginx/nginx.conf ...
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IIS8 - HTTP automatically forwards to HTTPS

Currently I am running two sites (each one has an app Pool). One for HTTPS which is called cloud and the other one for HTTP content called headsup. When I browse to the domain.com/cloud it all works ...
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Webseal, AJAX, CORS and OPTIONS

I need a way to define a Webseal junction that requires cookies for all requests, except OPTION requests. So, a little introduction, just to make the question available to people with less knowledge ...
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Strange POST request to server in apache log

I have been seeing this all day in my apache access log: 213.55.105.126 - - [19/Jul/2014:18:39:24 +0000] "POST /xmlrpc.php HTTP/1.1" 503 2539 "-" "-" they are continuously coming in. different IP ...
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IIS 8.5, serving corrupt zip files

I have a WS2012r2 web server with multiple sites. We host zip files that are accessed though a direct URL (http://mysite.me/Test.zip"). These files are used to update our software and are downloaded ...
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Setting up additional breadcrumb re-direct using mod_rewrite

Currently I have mod_rewrite configured as follows: <VirtualHost *:80> ServerName address.website.org ServerAdmin webmaster@website.org DocumentRoot /var/www Redirect permanent / ...
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Why is this HTTP request being truncated?

We've got a user who is getting an error on a page due to an HTTP request getting truncated. As far as we know, it is just the one user (though others might not have reported it). This is our main JS ...
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Closing proxy to service socket when client is lost

We are using nginx, right now 1.6 to reverse proxy our services to the client. We are also using Server-Sent Events, a layer on top of HTTP that keeps the socket open. Here is a piece of required ...
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Browser getting confused with similar-named directories?

This might be completely off-topic, and if so, I'm sorry, but it's about servers and it's got me completely baffled. Basically, seemingly at random, images get loaded wrong. It's never happened to ...
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how to implement access control using connetcing hostname and port(squid)

some http proxy service providers here just assign an unique proxy address and port to a user, and the user just needs to enter the necessary proxy address and port to get access.I think this method ...
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What should be the correct http response code for custom proxy login/register page

I configured a firewall rule on a dd-wrt router to redirect http connections to a shell script, and drop the remaining ports, for the unregistered range of IPs. I am trying to tell the clients they ...
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HTTPS reverse proxy using apache

I am using this apache configuration to set up a reverse proxy to a process running on the same machine, on port 8443, <Directory "/var/www/html"> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine ...
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What HTTP methods does the server typically use in a response (if any) [closed]

I understand what HTTP requests look like from the client side, but what I am curious about is what methods does the server use to serve pages back? Client: GET /index.html HTTP/1.1 Host foo.com:80 ...
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Is HTTP Shortlived?

I see mainy people class HTTP as a short lived protocol. i.e fire and forget. However with HTTP 1.1 and the use of keepalive connections I wouldnt really say this is the case. Can any confirm if this ...
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Hot redirect http/https request coming to port 80 to a internal tomcat server on 8080 [closed]

I have a production server with a domain name. It has a tomcat server on 8080. It has several web applications. So I want to map the http/https requests coming to that server to these web ...
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Is it safe to use HTTP status 308 Permanent Redirect?

Is it safe to use the HTTP status code 308 Permanent Redirect (suggestion) in server responses? The issue with 301 Moved Permanently is that it only works with GET requests (to be fair: POST will ...
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Browsers ignoring no-cache headers when 302 status

I have a proxy server that will either deliver you the website contents or redirect you to a login page if your IP is not recognized (using iptables). This works fine for redirecting to the login page ...
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Very big connecting/waiting time for HTTP requests

We use server as a an aggregator with lots of small income HTTP requests (~1000 RPS). When we reached that number of RPS, http requests started to take randomly longer amount of time (100ms-4 ...
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Redirect loop after setting up domains

I migrated domains from a service provider (ipage) to godaddy. The hosting has been setup on AWS S3. I have done such things before and they worked. However this time I'm hitting a redirect loop ...
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Tunnel http requests to another server?

I have a VPS we'll call it mydomain.com Is it possible when someone goes to mydomain.com, the request is forwarded to another different server, let's say 192.168.0.5 processed by that server and then ...
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How can I make an Azure Web Role accessible only via Virtual Network

I have a web role that I have configured via the NetworkConfiguration section of the .cscfg to be part of a Virtual Network. I only want the web role to be accessed from other computers within the ...
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Apache not return allow header in OPTIONS method

I try to get allow header form apache server. I sended request with curl. The server return headers but not "header allow" header: $ curl -v -X OPTIONS 10.0.0.1 * Rebuilt URL to: 10.0.0.1/ * Hostname ...
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Architecting a web server hosting mixed small and large (100MB+) static content [closed]

I have the challenge of hosting about 200-1000 mp3 files, all in the 100MB+ size range. Furthermore, there are some smaller RSS files, and some smaller JPG files. All this is static content, no PHP, ...
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Mod_Headers SetEnvIf Directive

I am trying to capture the specific RequestHeader but couldn't get hold of it. In my case SiteMinder is used for authentication and I am able to log the SM_USER value by providing the following entry ...
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Someone tried to hack my Node.js server, need to understand a GET request in the logs

Alright, so I left my Node.js server alone for a while and came back to find some really interesting stuff in the logs. Apparently some moron from China or Poland tried to hack my server using ...
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Load Balancer Emitting Wrong Time in Http Header

Our intranet web app is behaving very strangely. Very often posting back (asp.net) to save form input end in no-action. After a month or so of on-and-off troubleshooting, I finally got around to ...
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Mechanism to get the current running configuration values in nginx [duplicate]

Trying to find an easy and convenient mechanism to get the current configuration values from a running nginx instance. The ideal solution would be a url that I could point to that would print the ...
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Monit monitor http status with 404 page

I am trying to monitor HTTP status with 404 or 403 page. As you all know Monit takes those pages as failed connection, but how could I change that. I just want to monitor that it shows the 404 or 403 ...
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Trouble with port 80 nating (XenServer to WebServer VM)

I have a rent server running XenServer 6.2 I only have 1 public IP so i did some NAT to redirect ports 22 and 80 to my WebServer VM. I have a problem with the port 80 redirection. When i use this ...
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What's wrong with this HTTP POST request?

I'm trying to fuzz a server using the Sulley fuzzing framework. I observe the following stream in Wireshark. The error talks about a problem with JSON parsing, however, when I try the same HTTP POST ...
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Caching by forward proxy of HTTP HEAD or redirected requests

I need to do an end-to-end performance monitoring through a forward proxy and got bothered by the following questions: Can a forward proxy answer from its cache (so without contacting the actual web ...
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Timer_EntityBody, Timer_ConnectionIdle and Connection Closed Unexpectly

We have a windows application, it connects to a web service (XML web service hosted on a Windows 2008 Server IIS 7.5, no antivirus) and fetches some data to the client. But sometimes (around 5%-10% of ...
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Does Basic User Authentication require 2-Phase communiation?

My Application connects to the Internet to HTTP Services using boost::asio. Recently we added support for HTTP Proxys and Basic User Authentication. We implemented Basic User Authentication by just ...
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Mirroring HTTP with LFTP limited session connectivity… is there a faster way?

Limited HTTP connections (3 to be precise). Currently a website is only allowing several connections. The site allows directory listing. But fetching these files using LFTP and multiple threads seems ...
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Is there a way to direct a HTTP server to upload file to the other HTTP server? [closed]

In my project, I need to do this: server1 ---http-download (curl)---> my pc ---http-upload(curl)---> server2 This is obviously duplicating traffic. I wonder if there is a method to direct ...
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What is http+s (firewall settings)

I'm able to configure my firewall settings for http, https and http+s, but I'm not sure what http+s is or could be used for?
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How to solve SocketException: Permission denied: connect

I recently encountered a problem that is giving me a headache and I need help ... The System consists of two subsystems, called A and B, each running on a standalone Tomcat instance and currently ...
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Nginx 500 Internal Server error on subdirectory

I'm getting a 500 Internal Server error only on sub directories. For example, If my website is example.com, example.com/index.php works. But example.com/phpbb/index.php doesn't work. It just turns ...
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OpenVPN server stops responding

I've setup an OpenVPN server at Google Compute Engine. The client connection initiates fine. I'm able to fetch websites with: curl --interface tun0 google.com However, when I open the same site in ...
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git: create new remote repo with http backend?

I set up access to git over apache2 and the git-http-backend as described in http://www.tikalk.com/alm/setup-git-gitweb-git-http-backend-smart-http-ubuntu-1204 . I can pull from the test repository ...
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Nginx or Varnish caching with multiple versions of a site

I have a website (https://mediacru.sh) that has a few versions. There's the normal desktop site, the same site with a dark theme, and the mobile site. They all share the same URLs. The theme is ...
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Is there anything I can do to decrease waiting time for my static http requests (in chrome's network panel)?

I am running amazon aws ec2 micro instance on Ubuntu 14.04 with apache 2.4.9. The reason for having this instance is just to test and to solve some bugs before rolling up the project. Currently there ...
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After reboot, direct SSH & HTTP time out, can only SSH from another server

Everything was working fine with server2 until I had to reboot. Since reboot, I cannot SSH into the machine directly, and, http is not working...MOST of the time. Every once in a while, randomly, I ...
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How to configure Synology to use only standard HTTP ports 80 and 443 instead of 5000

I want to reconfigure a Synology running latest DSM 5 to work on normal HTTP ports. The default configuration is to use port 5000 and 5001 for HTTPS and I do not like these because they are quite ...
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Multiplying requests by using Nginx

I am trying to write an http request analyzer however I want it to be transparent to web application. So I want to know if I can multiply the request by using an nginx proxy like below; Internet ...
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Best practice for which Response Code to use for invalid requests?

There are a few sites that are linking back to mine, but they are invalid URLs; content that I've never had on my site. I know that for content I have moved I should be using 301 and content that I ...