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1answer
22 views

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 ...
2
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0answers
12 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
62 views

Accessing Server Remotely Without Forwarding Ports?

I'm setting up a Debian web server in my school that people need to be able to access outside of the school (i.e. website needs to be accessible from outside the local network). The problem is, they ...
0
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2answers
647 views

How to set up port forwarding on Amazon EC2

I have a web application running on Amazon EC2. It listens on port 9898. I can access it by entering the ip address and port number. e.g 1.2.3.4:9898 However, what I'd really like to be able to do ...
2
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3answers
44 views

file link access via email

we have a server where an application is hosted. in our current configuration, our web server (IBM HTTPD) redirects all its requests to the application server (WAS). Now, we want to access a file ...
3
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3answers
717 views

How do high traffic sites service more than 65535 TCP connections?

If there is a limit on the number of ports one machine can have and a socket can only bind to an unused port number, how do servers experiencing extremely high amounts (more than the max port number) ...
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2answers
537 views

Alternatives to wireshark? [closed]

What would be a good option to troubleshoot an interaction of browser with a server besides wireshark? I mean being able to see what the browser sends and receives. Is firebug a good alternative or is ...
1
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2answers
948 views

Sophos access a webserver from the web

I have an web server (IIS) behind an SOPHOS UTM 9 I have setup the Web Application Firewall feature It is a completely fresh install. No other settings have been edited. When I try to access the ...
1
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1answer
277 views

Issue setting environment variable in apache httpd.conf

I'm trying to figure out why I can set a string literal in httpd.conf using SetEnv: SetEnvIf anothertest ^$ something=sometext But I can't assign the contents of another variable: SetEnvIf ...
0
votes
1answer
114 views

Redirect HTTP to HTTPS without a web server

I'm running an OpenVPN AS server on a VPS and the server itself has a web interface accessible through HTTPS. I'd like to redirect all HTTP traffic to HTTPS without having to install a web server for ...
1
vote
1answer
205 views

Forcing a specific HTTP URL request through web proxy

I need to force one specific HTTP request through a web proxy whereas the rest of the HTTP requests should directly go to the web server. I can use error code 305 Use Proxy response to redirect my ...
8
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3answers
6k views

How to list Apache enabled modules?

Is there a command that list all enabled Apache modules?
0
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1answer
82 views

How to allow clients from virtual network connect to ubuntu web-server hosted on VirtualBox?

I have a web-app running on VirtualBox Ubuntu VM. And also I have a virtual network with users which I want to let use this web-app. Software for virtual network called 'Remobo'. In VM network ...
0
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1answer
598 views

I can't connect to my WAMP server from a client on the same network

Usually I would manually set up Apache and PHP but this time I thought I would go for the WAMP alternative. I've set up WAMP and it's working perfectly fine on the host machine. If I try and access ...
5
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3answers
6k views

How to redirect from HTTPS to HTTP before server error?

I used to operate a website with an SSL certificate, but have stopped using the SSL certificate. The problem is that most of the external links to the website use the https:// prefix. I have tried ...
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2answers
194 views

How does a webserver handle a connection lost? [closed]

How does a web server handle a lost connection, for example the client sends a request and due to some problem got disconnected from the server before the latter could reply with a response, what does ...
1
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0answers
221 views

Varnish. Wrong outgoing IP?

I have the following: backend default { .host = "127.0.0.1"; .port = "8080"; } acl purge { "127.0.0.1"; } sub vcl_recv { #cloudflare remove req.http.X-Forwarded-For; if ...
1
vote
2answers
781 views

Lots of 408 Request Timed Out from same IPs

Web server: Nginx. Checking our log files, there are many log entries of connections that: take 59-61 seconds send an empty request (or at least none is logged) result in a 408 response (request ...
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votes
4answers
404 views

How can a web server installed on the same host as the FTP server?

I have a situation here where I have to make ftp to be available like http://ftp.example.com instead of ftp.example.com. Somebody advised me to install a web server on the same host as FTP server. ...
1
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2answers
324 views

Meaning of message in access log file

I am seeing the issue in one of my web server access logs which is proxying to weblogic ...-0400] "GET /" 500 32 Can you suggest what this might mean. It is a sunone web server
4
votes
1answer
718 views

How to make Apache return a custom page on a 400 error with malformed host headers?

I think what I was asking for was a bit hard to understand, so, I am trying to make it simpler... I need my server to have a custom 400 error page when it receives a request with a malformed host ...
0
votes
1answer
255 views

configuring varnish, and document root directory of varnish

due to heavy load and disk issue we are going to use varnish webserver we have worked on nginx and apache webserver we heard that varnish is little more fast because it store web pages in memory ...
1
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1answer
137 views

Can one rely on Apache sanitizing URLs?

I set up Apache with mod_wsgi in a default installation, with a very simple test application test.wsgi that goes like this: def application(environ, start_response): status = '200 OK' output ...
0
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4answers
310 views

HTTP resource caching / fetching

I'm trying to optimise a page, and I'm seeing some strange behaviour. Each time I click on a link to the page, all resources are fetched from the server, responding with 200s. However, when I refresh ...
0
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1answer
1k views

What is responsible for Connect/Send/Wait in a HTTP request?

Services like pingdom and Google speed analyze the time consumed for reading a HTTP file. This includes DNS: Obviously, DNS management to interpret the namespaces is responsible. Connect: ??? Send: ...
0
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3answers
106 views

How to log latency from remote sites to web server?

I have a web server that works great for North American users, but users from Asia will have problems every once in a while. I need to collect some data and the first set is to get some trending for ...
1
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2answers
217 views

serving logs via HTTP

Here is what i am trying to achieve: I have a few Linux servers that have my web App deployed on. Currently my development team access the web app, run their test cases and then SSH into my Linux ...
1
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1answer
639 views

Lighttpd: Redirect specific location and sub-locations from HTTP to HTTPS (without using domain name)

I would like to redirect a specific section of a website from HTTP:// to HTTPS:// using Lighttpd. I've been looking at this Lighttpd wiki entry, but the examples don't work the way I want. I have ...
2
votes
2answers
54 views

Web server response degrades even though it doesn't seem busy

I'm running Apache on a dedicated Windows 2008 server with a back-end process connected to Apache via FASTCGI. The back-end process is actually a game engine. Everything is working fine but I've ...
2
votes
1answer
115 views

Basic understanding about load balancer

I am running a http webserver that is connected to a backend database. Now if a client generates 100 threads and tries to contact that webserver through a loadbalancer, I get around 32ms delay. But ...
0
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1answer
735 views

Good resources for understanding HTTP, Browsing, caching, web server security etc? [closed]

When I ask questions, many of the times, people leave answers like "first learn about this (or that)." The problem is, I don't know if I can find books specifically written on those subjects. Here ...
1
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1answer
221 views

Apache logs 200 instead of 404

I've been getting the following in my apache access log: "GET ...
3
votes
3answers
273 views

What is the benefit to having a network's HTTP traffic sent out on a different IP than HTTPS?

I've noticed that some traffic coming to my web sites reports a different source IP depending on whether or not the connection is secure. I have two different hostnames, one of which is HTTP, the ...
1
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0answers
245 views

IIS: removing the Server HTTP header without URLScan

(Windows 2003 R2, IIS 6) Is there anyway to disable the "Server: Microsoft-IIS/6.0" HTTP header that doesn't involve installation or URLScan? Our initial testing showed some problems with URLScan ...
3
votes
1answer
236 views

Proxy HTTP requests to servers on different ports, using subdomain

Say I have a minimalist Python web server running with several instances, each with different ports specified as command line arguments. I'd like requests to my server to be redirected like this, ...
7
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3answers
320 views

Should a web server care about IPv6 compatibility?

Are there any IPv6 clients in the real world? If not, is there any other reason to support IPv6? (My understanding is that with the advent of WANs and such IPv6 is not necessary, hence extremely low ...
0
votes
2answers
419 views

slow http connection in LAN

I have a weird problem I'm trying to solve, but can't find out how. I found that problem when trying to access a php page and only the basic html and css were loaded but the flash didn't. when I tried ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

How Can I Log Outbound HTTP Requests From My Web Applications?

One of our apps is calling a third-party webservice which has recently been switched to a different URI. We need to investigate this to try and see where the old address is being used (the code/config ...
1
vote
1answer
52 views

HTTP 404 Checking Service

I'm looking for an online service that crawls your site reliably and reports back on HTTP 404s, Page not Found errors. I don't want to install any software but just get an e-mail when a 404 is present ...
0
votes
3answers
576 views

gzip compression good or bad?

I have a server that currently does a lot of processing in my application and the target users are those who have a very good internet connection. The output that is sent from the server is always ...
2
votes
2answers
273 views

HTTP Hostname to IP Address Routing

I currently have the following network setup: Router/Firewall > IIS Web Server When a HTTP request comes through, IIS will look at the host header and decided which website to return. My problem ...
1
vote
2answers
52 views

Processing files from a Content Distribution Network problem

From what I understand that CDNs are meant to physically cache your static files in multiple regions closer to your users. However, I've noticed a few websites that when a page is requested from their ...
0
votes
1answer
56 views

partial responses from remote server

I'm posting this question here, but I'm not 100% sure where the problem lies. I have a site hosted through Media Temple that I'm developing. It's started to continually give me http 206 responses ...
2
votes
3answers
250 views

Is reading the HTTP GET response enough to know if the server is up?

I want to make sure the site is UP and running. Is reading the HTTP GET Response enough? What does services like PingDom test?
1
vote
2answers
158 views

Serving static web files off a non-standard port

I'm close to deploying a Django project to production. I'm looking over some infrastructure decisions. Something that came up was serving static files with a different server such as lighttpd. ...
1
vote
3answers
286 views

Web Server (Intranet) Availability Test Script/Program

After rebooting a number of web servers (around 40), I would like to be able to quickly test each one to ensure that they are all up, running and will return an HTTP 200 code when called. Please can ...
2
votes
2answers
387 views

Use a reverse proxy do record all incoming HTTP request, then execute it in a clone server for performance testing

A few weeks ago I went to a presentation where a guy said that in his company he used a reverse proxy that records all incoming http requests to the production server. Then he can execute them on ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Kerberos Authentication for Webservers

Before I blindly jump on "trial an error" tests, I'd like to ask some general questions on Kerberos Authentication for Webservers. I want to evaluate what's possible with Kerberos. The main benefit ...
2
votes
1answer
645 views

Pros and Cons of Keep-Alive from Web Server Side

Keep-Alive connection feature in HTTP protocol is meant to reduce TCP connection hits to web server. It should be able to improve web server performance. However, I found that some web servers ...
0
votes
1answer
330 views

Getting apache to respond to http broadcasts

I was wondering if there is a way to configure Apache to respond to http requests sent to the broadcast address (ie. 192.168.1.255). Thanks