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

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Apache POST data interim storage

I've been serching high and low and I cant seem to find it. When apache receives a POST / HTTP/1.1 with some data in the body field, is that data stored in memory or in a file? From what I've been ...
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Our site using Akamai is returning 404 (from time to time)

We are facing an issue with sites hosted by Akamai. From time to time we can't load some websites from Akamai and the server return "404 not found". This is temporarily error and it could be that the ...
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How to fix/troubleshoot AkamaiGHost TCP_Miss and 500 Errors

I have a java application running on a server in South America at the moment, and using Akamai's CDN. When I check the errors, i sometimes get the error: "HTTP/1.1 503 Service Unavailable" and "500 ...
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Route HTTP(S) traffic to specific IP based on requested URL on Linux

I have an Ubuntu Server in the cloud. Let's call it ServerA. ServerA has an apache2 installed and is serving a default page on HTTP requests. mydomain.com is pointing to the ServerA's IP and thus the ...
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Only HTTPS websites are accessible [on hold]

Yesterday, my company's network doesn't access HTTP websites, only HTTPS. This happend out of the blue. I tried turning off the Squid proxy, the openDNS, rebooting my WatchGuard firewall,.. I don't ...
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nginx http substitute module

I'm trying to figure out where ./configure is. The setup guide says run the below: Installation To install, get the source with subversion: git clone ...
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Do unique GET variables in a URI invalidate the HTTP cache, even if it hasn't expired yet?

Let's say cachedfile.js expires in 1 year from now, according to the HTTP 1.1 expires header. Will these URI's both be cached seperately in modern browsers? Request 1 cachedfile.js?var=1 Request 2 ...
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406 Not Acceptable response ONLY with large Content-Length [closed]

I'm getting a 406 Not Acceptable response from a GoDaddy Shared Apache server upon making the following request through posting a form directly from the browser: HEADERS: Host: url User-Agent: ...
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Why is this HTTP to HTTPS redirection not working?

I have been reading through all the discussions on the subject and decided to use the Redirect method in the httpd.conf file with no luck... So I came back here to this knowledgable crowd. We have a ...
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What is the differnce between keep alive and http pipeling

What is the difference or relation between keep alive and pipelining ? Are they both same or different. Is there any way to enable keep alive but disable pipeling as I'm using only POST method and ...
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What causes the “connecting” and “waiting” for seconds on HTTP GET requests with nginx?

What causes for the delay in connecting to an Nginx server and for the Waiting time are under an admin's control? I've set up GTMetrix to run daily web page load speed tests, and sometimes I get ...
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How to avoid leaking the existence of local API in Apache httpd?

I'm building an API which will only be accessible to local services by using Require local in the <Location> directive. How can I make this return a 404 rather than 403 status code when accessed ...
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How to configure an nginx VHost to hang up on the client in the rudest possible way?

I have a, let's call it, "legacy" VHost configured on an nginx server. It used to be a full site, but it has since been decommissioned and all the content removed. The server block now looks something ...
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WinRM and HTTP services impossible to start

I have a new windows 2012 R2 server and here are softwares and roles installed : - nxFilter - TeamViewer Get-WindowsFeature command result : Success Restart Needed Exit Code Feature Result ...
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iis8.5 Not Found page, SNI and Host Headers. Refuse Connection Possible

I am using IIS8.5 to host a few internal and external sub domains. Everything is working prefect but I have one thing I would like to change and I have no idea where to start. I have set each site ...
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HTTP over port 443 vs HTTPS over port 80

What is the difference between http://serverfault.com:443 and https://serverfault.com:80 Which one is more secure theoretically?
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Corrupted files when downloading with HTTP

With my UMTS connection most archives > 50 MB are corrupted when downloading them via HTTP. The problem should not reside in my network, because I have an additional ADSL connection. When I switch to ...
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Can you set up a reverse proxy to forward requests based on request content and/or parameters?

I'm trying to set up a reverse proxy that forwards requests to different servers based on content in the body of the request itself. For example, if the request has a parameter 'type' = 'A', I'd like ...
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IIS 7.5 doesn't accept a byte-range request

I'm trying to stream some MP4 files to the browser. Initially, it all goes well, but as soon as the client tries to seek in a region not downloaded yet (requesting a specific byte range), IIS won't ...
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how to force a http webapp so use https (ssl)?

On our Linux Server we got some sort or WebApp running its own little webserver using http ONLY. That means it does not support ssl by itself. So im looking for a way to have "something" packed in ...
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create tunnel in order to access https via port 443

I have win machine that connected to Linux server 192.9.100.10 And Linux server has connectivity to the IBM blade center management GUI - 192.9.100.200 From my WIN machine I not have connectivity to ...
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Calculate HTTP Digest

I am just trying to calculate the response for an HTTP Digest Authentication. Imagine the example from RFC2617. I extracted the folling variables: USER="Mufasa" REALM="testrealm@host.com" ...
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Iptables redirect HTTP traffic to proxy

I have a local HTTP proxy running, if I configure my browser to go through it works perfectly but I would need to leave the browser configuration blank and only redirect the traffic to the proxy with ...
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Multiple redirection issue with Apache http proxy

I am using Apache and tomcat in my environment. Communication between there two servers is http(not AJP). Here is my configurations from httpd.conf file ProxyRequests On NameVirtualHost *:80 ...
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Setting up CORS for a specific method and url

First of all, apologies if you think this should be on stackoverflow.com - it seemed more suitable for this site but it's a bit borderline. We have a partner site, i'll call it http://bob.com. For ...
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What would be a portable nignx HTTP access log format to use with nginx?

I am looking for a way to store that logs in a common format so they can easily be recognized and parsed by most tools. I am interested about a format that is automatically recognized by goaccess ...
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Setting HTTP proxy in OpenVPN client

I'm having trouble configuring my OpenVPN client to use an HTTP proxy. If I don't enter any proxy information in the client.ovpn file I get the following output: Mon Jun 29 14:30:07 2015 OpenVPN ...
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How to transparently cache git clone?

I would like to offer a continuous integration service (I'm planning to use hudson, but the solution should work for others as well) with a web interface where a user will define a SCM URL (e.g. a git ...
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XSS Vulnerability with PCI RapidComply

I have a website hosted on an Apache Tomcat 7 server that uses the Authorize.net gateway and merchant services to handle payment. I recently ran a required PCI Compliance test against my website, and ...
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What cache control headers will prevent revalidation? [duplicate]

I'm trying to set cache control headers on a /static/ directory such that browsers will use a cached copy of the file without revalidating it. Links to files in this directory include the timestamp ...
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410 error when using website validator

I am trying to ping my website http://www.saranshsingh.com/ and it fails PING http://www.saranshsingh.com/ (198.105.254.228): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 Request timeout for icmp_seq ...
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How to get a client IP address from a specific network?

I have a condition to filtering IP address from client, and I just have their IP network like this 1.1.0.0/17. If some client from this network will be filtered as special user on my website. And I ...
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If mod_expires is used in .htaccess will modified files be downloaded by the client

I'm trying to employ caching to speed up the response time of a website. Most of the documentation I have read suggests setting expiration to +1 month from time of access as follows: ExpiresActive On ...
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IIS 7.5 with Windows authentication - intermittent error 400 on POST

Our app runs on IIS 7.5 with Windows Authentication enabled. When uploading files via POST, some users are reporting intermittent Error 400s from IIS with an "Invalid Verb" message. I was able to ...
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yum repo responding with [Errno 14] HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden

I am trying to set up a YUM repository containing some RPM packages from our nightly Jenkins build. The YUM repo resides on the Jenkins server in a repository folder [path to ...
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Apache and mod_wsgi returning 504 error when posting specific SVG string

I have a wierd 504 error occuring in Apache + mod_wsgi when I post a specific SVG string. The backend application is Python Flask, but it does not seem to get to the application at all. Here is one ...
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Squid3 blocking all sites except restricted sites

I have a configuration file and in the lines where I have my allowed and restricted sites, I have the following: acl AllowedSites dstdomain "/home/john/squid3_sites/allowed-sites.squid" acl ...
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Apache server not handling load

I have something set up incorrectly on a server and I cannot figure out what it is. The server is an Intel Xeon E3-1270 V2 3.5GHZ with 16gb memory. The software is Apache 2.4 PHP 5.5 using DSO for the ...
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Is there a reverse Proxy for REST interfaces, which requires approval?

My organization employs a number of services that expose REST interfaces. POST, PUT or DELETE requests to such an interface can be destructive. Using firewalls and user authentication, we can restrict ...
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Benchmarks for server response time [closed]

I was testing my website’s performance on Google Page Speed and it mentioned the response time at It average between .6-.8 seconds. What’s the optimal server response time that’s acceptable? Is ...
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How to configure nginx to send traffic to internal ip based on hostname? [closed]

I'm planning on setting up a VPS "service" just for a couple of my friends to use, but I only have one IP. I'd like to set up nginx so it works like this: domain1 . com -> 192.168.1.1 domain2 . com ...
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Sending XML Response When Maxed Allowed Connections Reached to Servlet

I have a requirement to limit the number of incoming connections, and if another connection is initiated as the limit is reached to send an XML response. This is for JBoss EAP 6, but a general ...
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Upload large files with curl without RAM cache.

I'm using curl to upload large files (from 5 to 20Gb) to HOOP based on HDFS (Hadoop Cluster) as follows: curl -f --data-binary "@$file" "$HOOP_HOST$UPLOAD_PATH?user.name=$HOOP_USER&op=create" ...
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How to remove certain http headers from request in Forefront TMG

how can I use forefront as a web proxy and remove or override certain HTTP headers in my outgoing traffic? for example I want TMG to change the following header: Accept ...
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How to restrict samba shared files access in web browser?

I have configured samba to share the files.But i want to restrict these shared files are showing except authorized users in the web browser. for ex: My smb.conf file is [Creative] printable ...
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Too Many HTTP Requests from one source

We are having an issue at one of our customer sites where Tripwire is flagging events when more than 1000 HTTP connections are being individually created from different IP addresses within a span of ...
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Too Many HTTP Requests from one source

We are having an issue at one of our customer sites where Tripwire is flagging events when more than 1000 HTTP connections are being created from one IP address within a span of one minute. We have ...
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Install web layer in OpenERP 8 as a stand-alone HTTP server

In Odoo 6.0, when downloading OpenERP, there are openerp web (for web server), and openerp server source code tarball separately. From version 6.1, they made it all-in-one, OpenERP is an HTTP web ...
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Sending files via HTTP [closed]

I have a server set up that contains a file (let's call it hello_world.txt) somewhere on the server's local file system, for example /home/yak/hello_world.txt. I would like to retrieve that file ...
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I wonder, How does a load-balancer manages the session?

HttpSession is stored in Servlet container i.e. web container. Load balancer does not maintain Web container, it just push the request to web containers which are under the load-balancer. My Question ...