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

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Apache2 virtualhost serving on unspecified domains

I'm trying to set up my amazonaws EC2 instance with a wordpress HTTP server (blog.mysite.com) through apache and a node/express HTTP server ([www.]mysite.com) both running on port 80. From what I've ...
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Max HTTP request time for requests and downloads

What is the maximum http request time for the following: A. a Request that the server sends a few bytes of a Response every 5 seconds for 1 hour B. a Request that the server does not begin sending a ...
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What are the downsides of http compression?

I always was aware that http supports gzip compression, but never cared about it. I counted on that the servers and shared hosts I use would have activated it by default (I'm more of a frontend ...
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Measure goodput before sending a response

My idea is to make it possible for web applications working on slower connections to fallback on alternative smaller asset versions(like images, videos, etc.). HTTP Live Streaming has similar behavior ...
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is proxy server behind VPN trackable?

Hi there, I have this interesting question. HTTP communication goes from PC to Proxy server, then proxy server is connected to VPN server, and from VPN server data goes to internet. Can anyone in ...
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Adding a default front page to Reporting Services 2014

I have installed SSRS 2014 on a server, and it works fine. But when a client connects to the server on HTTP/HTTPS, they get a 404 unless they add /Reports to the url. Is there some way I can add a ...
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Testing HTTP/2 using `openssl s_client`

CloudFlare’s blog post on tools for debugging, testing and using HTTP/2 mentions this approach to finding out which protocols are supported by a given server: $ openssl s_client -connect ...
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RHEL Nginx SSL versus non SSL performance huge difference.

I'm in the process of setting up an Nginx 1.8 reverse proxy. In short - Serving HTML content HTTP traffic is up to 50x faster than HTTPS. Serving ProxyPass HTTP traffic is up to 7x faster than ...
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software for sharing data through URL (HTTP/HTTPS)

do you know about software, which can provide sharing files or folders through generated URL links? Software, which I can implement on my own server? Something like guest links on Sharepoint or ...
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Does an http response from IIS reflect any of the querystring arguments

So http is stateless, meaning that an http response should in theory never reflect any querystring arguments as part of the raw http response. Is there ever any way by default in IIS7 that arguments ...
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Apache: Redirect everything from www to non-www using https only (including HSTS)

My goal Everything results in https://mydomain.tld (non-www and with TLS) and HSTS works correct. I am using the certificates from LE (Let's Encrypt) and so I used their wizard to make my website ...
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why LINK HTTP request has bad response?

i uses powershell.my problem is in telnet.when i type below command it connects to google.com. telnet google.com 80 when it is connected i type GET,its response is normal return page source HTML ...
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Keep Referer Information in Reverse Proxy [on hold]

I have one Apache Http making reverse proxy to service that is running other server in NGINX. The service running in the second server need to get the referer and other information from the public ...
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How to configure nginx to process requests sequentially (without concurrency)?

I'd like to process each http request coming to the server sequentially so that while one request is being processed, the others are waiting. Is there any way I can do this with nginx? The server is ...
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AWS EC2 server- http traffic not reaching server

I am new to AWS and I have a t2 micro instance. I am only using it to host a static website with nginx. What is really strange is the public ipaddress(which I use for SSH) is not the same as the ...
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Under HTTP2, how often are new TCP connections initiated?

I understand that HTTP2 aims to keep everything under a single TCP connection, and I was wondering how often TCP connections would be torn down. For example, if I visit youtube, do some browsing, ...
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Apache doesnt appear to be using multiple cores

I have a dedicated server with 16gb RAM with a Xeon E5504(8cores @2.0GHZ) running with Centos 7. I ran the top command and can see that 7 of the cores are close to idle most of the time and then one ...
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How to troubleshoot Apache “request failed: error reading the headers” error?

I find that the error "request failed: error reading the headers" is quite common on Apache servers, and can be triggered by numerous causes. However, what I can't find is this : How can I identify ...
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Using ports instead of HTTP request to tell server which site to serve

Are there any drawbacks to using ports to tell my server which website to return instead of getting that info from the HTTP request? Is there a best practice to decide which port range to use? As I ...
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nginx: proxy_bind to random ip address in range

I'm trying to configure a proxy in nginx that binds all proxied request to a random IP address in a specific range. Every proxied request will originate from a different IP address. I currently have ...
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Handling HTTP on subdomain by a different web server (Solarwinds Serv-U FTP) than the root domain (IIS)

We are using Solar Winds Serv-U FTP on one of our servers - On this server we also have IIS hosting a few websites (lets call it a.com and b.com) We currently have Serv-U FTP (web interface) on ...
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“bind: address already in use” when trying to create my own api and using apache2

I am using apache2 webserver on ec2 instance and I am trying to use a simple go script that I can do a get request on. My go scipt looks like this: package main import ( "net/http" "fmt" ) ...
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how can I download web pages from the command line in windows

Well, I'm trying to do some automation using batch file to speed up my daily routine at work, and I need to solve these little questions: I want to install wget command, but using only the pure ...
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ec2 http connection shows: closed, even though I allowed security groups settings

I set up an ec2 instance and I am trying to access it from my local via http. In my security group settings I set: Type: http Protocol: TCP Port Range: 80 Source: Anywhere / 0.0.0.0/0 However, if ...
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Configure http2 logging (Apache)

System: ubuntu 14.04 Webserver: Apache 2.4.18 I have enabled http/2 in /etc/apache2/mods-enabled/http2.load LoadModule http2_module /usr/lib/apache2/modules/mod_http2.so <IfModule ...
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Apache2: How to log the entire status line (including reason phrase)?

Apache logs the status code of the response if %s is in the log format, but I also need to log the reason phrase (the text to the right of the status code). How can I get Apache2 to log the entire ...
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HTTP Digest authentication on proxied server

I have a 1.) client, a 2.) nginx powered proxy server and 3.) some servers which addresses are unreachable for the client, the proxy handles the communication from the client to these servers. ...
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Redirect port 443 to port 80 at a firewall?

I recently ran into a situation in which a web server I was running could no longer serve HTTPS traffic (due to some SSL cert issues). Since the server could not process this traffic I could not use ...
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apache 2.2 mod_rewrite redirect some urls to https and force http for others

I have my page at a shared host. In general the site is reachable using http and https. The page serves ads and most of the ads are not available using https therefore I only want the admin parts to ...
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Is it worthwhile to setup HTTP 2 reverse proxy in front of HTTP 1 server?

Say I setup Nginx as reverse proxy in front of IIS and enable http2 support on Nginx for new browser. Would I see any benefits?
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Wireshark doesn't filter correctly http.host

When trying to filter for a specific host with http.host=="abc.com" it shows me everything instead of only the related packets. What am I doing wrong? Wireshark 1.12.6
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How to I diagnose downloads slowing over time?

I am trying to track down a strange networking problem. Basically, a http download from a tomcat server is slowing down over time. For example, the download speed starts at 700kb, then slows to 650, ...
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How to block zip files containing executable (exe, jar) using Squid?

Squid Proxy Server is blocking exe and jar files by file extensions and meme type (for http traffic). However, if exe or jar files/programs are within zip files, then it is not blocking. The ...
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Usage data from log file

Is there any way I can tell from the apache log files how many users are using an application and how often the use it? I kind of want the information that you would normally get from google ...
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Slow HTTP Throughput with NGinx

I had an issue the other day and you guys were very helpful. I've been racking my brain on this one for over a week. Basically, I have several nginx servers reverse proxying a python application ...
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Redirect multiple sites (HTTP and HTTPS) to a single page (ngxin - ubuntu)

I've currently got a floating IP pointing at a server hosting a number of sites, some with SSL, others without. I need to shutdown, backup and resize said server - and was hoping to setup a simple ...
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security2_module for apache with owsap modsecurity crs base rules is causing the “Forbidden You don't have permission to access / on this server”

I installed the security2 module to my apache server with owasp mod security base rules by adding these following lines to my httpd.conf: <IfModule security2_module> Include ...
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Valid ranges for web site ports in IIS

In IIS for Windows, you can specify a port for a web site under "Edit Bindings". 80 is the default port and 443 is for a secure protocol. I'd like to get a complete list of valid port ranges that ...
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Nginx: Can I setup a limit_req_zone with a key with IP + URI?

I'm trying to setup Nginx limit_req module to limit the request rate that any IP can make to the same URL. I would like to define the limit_req_zone with a key that is composed by a combination of ...
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PHP5-FPM is not working behind Varnish

I've got the following Setup: A Nginx Server which listens on Port 443 with the following Config: server { listen 443 ssl http2; [SSL Part etc.) location / { proxy_pass ...
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How to serve different pages with different servers

I like to do some testing now and then and I like trying out new things in different languages, but I only have 1 server. I would like to serve my main website from 1 server (preferably apache, since ...
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Testing a servers ability to serve a particular domain

Say you have Server A set up with your favourite webserver-daemon to serve www.example.com. Now you want to move this to Server B. After a bunch of copying and configuring, the new server seems to be ...
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IBM IHS Reverse Proxy Configuration

I am trying to setup a reverse proxy using IBM HTTP server and what I want to do is that user will hit a HTTP url to my reverse proxy server that will forward request internally to HTTPs server. ...
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Nginx proxy image/javascript hosted externally

I'm trying to proxy a javascript and image hosted by a external party with nginx I'm running my site on https and they only offer the files through http, I have already had contact with them about ...
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HTTPs Proxy Configuration

We have currently a setup hosting an SSL based web site say https://exapmle.com on IBM HTTP Server and is serving our internal network of customers. Now we need to expose this website to public IP ...
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How to install nginx 1.9x with HTTP 2 support (1.95 or higher) on Ubuntu 15.10

I tried to install the latest nginx version (1.99) on my ubuntu 15.10. I want a nginx version >= 1.95 because I like to have http 2 support. I followed the instructions I found on the internet for ...
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Measuring bandwidth usage through untrusted proxy service

Internet traffic for my office is being routed like this: Devices -> router -> untrusted proxy service -> internet. I'm being charged for bandwidth used through the proxy. Is there any way to ...
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Urgent help please [closed]

im in a pickle, My domain that is set to ovh nameservers on a ovh server ip: 151.80.104.45 is throwing me this http error No address associated with hostname HTTP CRITICAL - Unable to open TCP ...
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How to view history of requests including usernames to HTML site with IIS?

I'm using an HTTP site to deploy an application to the people at my work. I'm using Windows Authentication and want to see a history of what users have made requests to the site in order to know who ...
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Session terminated abruptly possibly due to proxies [closed]

We built a CRM system that is mainly used by external customers. One part of the CRM has wizard based operation where the user will need to go through a series of steps before he could complete the ...