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

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Proxy Authentication in Browsers

WHat is meant by ERR_PROXY_AUTH_UNSUPPORTED in Chrome or any browser? Does this mean that the server you are trying to connect to doesn't support proxy authentication? Can anybody explain the 407 HTTP ...
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How to redirect from HTTP to HTTPS

I run Apache 8080 with Nginx as a Proxy on 80. At the moment my nginx does not have ssl directives, yet all traffic from Apache on port 443 is just normally accepted. I have this scenario multiple ...
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Enable compression for HTTP2 server-pushes on an apache server

If I enable H2 for my apache server and specify a preloaded link header on a HTML Dokument, the server performs a H2 server-push because it parses the Link header -- so far so good. The problem is ...
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Disable HTTPS for one of two name-based websites, hosted on one IP address

I have a local Apache2 server which hosts two name-based websites on a single IP. The first website is hosted only on port 80. The second is hosted on port 80 and 443. If accessed on port 80 the user ...
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Looking for tool to listen act as SMPP server and forward requests via HTTP [on hold]

I'm looking for a tool or service that can receive SMPP requests (SMS gateway) and forward these requests to an HTTP API. I've tried Kannel (kannel.org) but that only works the other way around. It ...
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Error 503 Service Unavailable on Dedicated server

We have problem with Go daddy Dedicated Server hosting (Windows Hosting). This server crash on just 400 Active users.(Error massage is 503) & when we restart server its start again. but within ...
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Multi-range HTTP 1.1 Range Requests - used in practice? [on hold]

How common are HTTP Range Requests with multiple ranges in practice? Are there any download managers, ebook readers, remote archive viewers etc. media streamers, HTTP-backed virtual filesystems, or ...
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Configure HTTP SPN for a domain user account on Windows Server 2012R2

I have a Windows 2012R2 Server and I would like to use Kerberos authentication with my IIS web applications. How do I set the SPN and map the users for HTTP and HTTPS services for a given use account ...
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Boot .iso from PXE server via HTTP

I have set up on my FreeBSD 10.3 PXE Boot server, using Syslinux. Boot via TFTP works fine, but via HTTP returns to PXE menu. Getting all files from browser works fine. # cat /usr/tftpdata/pxelinux....
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Apache server not handling Basic Authentication on HTTP REST queries

I am trying to manage WordPress REST API on Ubuntu 12.04.5 LTS server with Apache, but it turns out that I am not able to get autheticated using Basic Authentication (user and password on HTTP header)....
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What is the benefit of the port portion of the “Host” header in HTTP/1.1?

Can anyone explain what is the benefit of the port portion of the "Host" header in HTTP/1.1? Is it so that we can have two or more websites with the same names (but different ports)?
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High availability of http service

I know this has been discussed many times. I read a lot about the subject. Let's say I want to have a failover between http services (a static web server, a load-balancer..) From what I understand, ...
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Missing trailing slash after tld breaks ssl redirection from external link [duplicate]

I have changed my website to ssl. It is working ok and all links internal to the website work but external links to ther http version are broken becuause the trailing slash at the end of the domain ...
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Is it necessary to include “Connection: Keep-Alive” in the response message?

Based on my understanding, a server uses the Connection: Keep-Alive header in the response message to tell the client that it will not close the connection after sending the response message. But is ...
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What does “Connection: close” means when used in the response message?

When the client uses the Connection: close header in the request message, this means that it wants the server to close the connection after sending the response message. I thought that this header is ...
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Should proxy_buffering be disabled in NGINX to support SockJS XHR Streaming?

I have a "single page" web application which requires bi-directional communication between client and server. The application was originally designed to rely on WebSockets, but has been modified to ...
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Apache not sending POST data to PHP?

I have written a simple command line program that opens a browser and posts data to a given url. For some reason once the request gets to my apache server, apache see's the post data, but fails to ...
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Cahce a page in Apache

I need help with how to cache a page that have the string "Cache-Control: public" in the header. I do not see any specific directive in the documentation on how to do this. I am thinking I have to ...
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Redirect header http for Apache in endian

Hello I have the following scenario, I own the Endian as a firewall server, and have applications that run on IIS and other by apache. The problem happens when I get a call on port 80 by the red ...
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Configure nginx to send response with header and footer for HTTP body

I have a collection of memos in a folder /memos/items/ A single memo used to contain a SSI include statement for a HTML header part, up to and including the opening <body>, followed by the HTML ...
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IIS server gives 406 error on trying to download .img file

We have an embedded product that download its firmware upgrade via HTTP using a program called nvtools. This works from a linux server using Apache. But we switched to a Windows server using IIS. Now ...
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what is the maximum http response latency?

I'm trying to figure out where to place servers that use HTTP calls to another server for retrieving results. I cannot seem to locate any definition of HTTP that defines the maximum response time ...
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reconfiguring haproxy backend dynamically

My requirement is to have ~50 haproxy http backends, which will be added and removed dynamically (without my involvement) anywhere on the internal network. I can assume that each http backend knows ...
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How to apache to stop response to requests if alias or port does not match

I have more than one domain like example1.com example2.com. Some of them has SSL certificates and some of them does not. My apache listens both 80 and 443. If a domain has SSL certificates, I redirect ...
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OSX gets no response for chunked (MongoDB/GridFS) file sent by Express/Node

I have a server running NodeJS/Express which streams a file from GridFS via HTTP. The following code does this through a route in Express: router.get('/', function(req, res, next) { var stream = ...
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how to redirect all requests from apache web server to load balancer to application url

how to configure apache http server to redirect all incoming requests to load balancer by preserving web server url. How rewriteRule and rewriteCond have to be written
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Hobbit - XYMon - Configure HTTP API test

Xymon 4.3.0-0.beta2 Ubuntu 10.04.04 I am looking to set up a hobbit test for an API call to an HTTP URL I was given the following information, and all I can find is the ability to monitor HTTP URLS ...
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Iptables seems to be blocking outgoing HTTP connections

We recently noticed that outgoing HTTP traffic seems be blocked. Specifically we need to allow HTTP requests to a give website URL. I'm not sure if this is possible as I believe typically it must be ...
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Switch back from Cloudflare SSL - 301 Back to http?

I need to know how put a 301 Redirect in my htaccess which points https back to http. Can you help? I see plenty of posts for going from http to https, but not in reverse! I am switching back from ...
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Server being spammed with a lot of POST requests

I am getting a lot of POST requests to my server that look like this. 5.113.41.160 - - [20/Jun/2016:16:05:20 -0400] "POST / HTTP/1.1" 200 9451 "-" "-" 46.52.87.170 - - [20/Jun/2016:16:05:27 -0400] "...
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Adding http compression in the middle of a communication

We've a server application that communicated with a client using the http protocol. Unfortunately the client application does not support compressing the content and we've no way to change this (...
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How can I set HTTP status code reason phrases in nginx

The reason phrases of HTTP responses that accompany a status code are not fixed. Instead of returning 200 OK it would be legal to return 200 Everything fine. nginx has predefined reason phrases for ...
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POP3 and SMTP over port 80 [closed]

TL;DR I need connect mail clients over port 80. I have a requirement to allow to mail clients connect to my mail provider over port 80. Some users of my company works in clients workplace. In some ...
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HTTP connections are fast from local network, very slow from the outside world

I setup a Wordpress server in a Raspberry Pi with nginx, MariaDB and ufw. I also setup the No-IP service. When I access the server from my local network (192.168.0.173) I get a fast response but when ...
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Nginx in reverse-proxy : Content-length mismatch for bigger CSS files

I have a web application (developped with the java framework Play) behind a nginx reverse-proxy. When I request the pages, the bigger CSS files (Bootstrap.min.css and easyui.css) don't load. Chrome ...
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Apache returns invalid Content-Length for gzip compressed 204 response

When apache returns a gzip compressed response with 204 response code and empty body server returns invalid header Content-Length: 20 instead of Content-Length: 0. Without gzip compression (without ...
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Server responds with HTTP error 400 (“bad request”) in a multipart request

I have a problem with a 3rd party application and my WCF web service that always returns a HTTP 400 ("bad request") error when connecting with the 3rd party application. The WebService is implemented ...
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apache 2.2 to 2.4 webdav write permissions

I am upgrading apache from 2.2 to 2.4 on a solaris machine and see weird behavior with webdav after the upgrade. I am trying to write to a folder without write permissions. On apache 2.2, i get the ...
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HAProxy, why would a replaced HTTP header have a number at the end?

Can someone explain what the "X-Forwarded-Proto2" header is in this HAProxy frontend stanza?: frontend main *:443 ... reqirep ^(X-Forwarded-Proto:)(.*) X-Forwarded-Proto2:\2 ... I understand ...
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HTTPS slow/times out while HTTP is working normally

tl:dr: http traffic works reliably and quick while https traffic is unreliable or extremely slow (2-5 minute load times). Details below. Hey server fault, I have a good one for you. This is the ...
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Setting Squid3 server

I had cureently installed squid3-3.4.8 on Debian with following script #!/bin/bash # add Debian Wheezy backports repository cat <<EOF> /etc/apt/sources.list.d/wheezy-backports.list deb http:...
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How to use mod_cache with mod_proxy in Apache 2.4

The problem is getting proxied content to be cached by Apache 2.4. This problem was solved for Apache 2.2 (i.e. use mod_mem_cache). But in Apache 2.4 mod_mem_cache was removed. My upstream content ...
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Creating a RFC 1123 compliant date for HTTP header creation on the CLI

I'm trying to create a HTTP 1/1 compliant date header using standard unix date(1) in order to post this to a RESTful server using curl or similar. Any ideas what format to pass to date(1) to get this ...
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Using awstats to monitor/graph visitors on a server that only serves images?

I have an apache webserver that serves up images. Lots of machine generated images (i.e. not static files). It doesn't serve any serious amount of html etc. files. A user might request many images one ...
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xinetd read post data

I'm trying to write a simple handler for a webhook using xinetd and bash. I have the trivial case working with this config for xinetd: service github-hooks { port = 61000 ...
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How is Cache-Control: max-age affected by intermediate caching?

I am currently serving an HTML page to users with a Cache-Control: max-age=600 header. I believe this allows the users' browsers to cache the page for a maximum of 10 minutes. I am considering adding ...
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How can I configure IIS on Azure to stream chunked data from a Node.js app?

I have a Node.js app that uses Transfer-Encoding: Chunked to stream data over HTTP continuously until the client disconnects. When running a local instance of Node, it works fine, but when deployed to ...
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Serve 200 without reading the request

I have a system where Server receives large files from clients Files are unused and deleted immediately Clients cannot be updated to stop sending files There are a known number of clients (required ...
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IIS 7 WCF Webservices giving 404 error over HTTPS

I have some WCF webservices running under IIS 7.5 which are responding correctly to http requests but respond with 404 (Not Found) errors when methods are called using SSL. The binds for the site are ...
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Is it possible to redirect VPN traffic by Apache

There is a web server in my lab with Apache. Only 80 port is opened. I can install software on it. Is it possible to install some VPN tools and redirect the VPN traffic by Apache? In another words, ...