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Are there any tipping points when compressing contents of web server responses might not be the right choice?

I'm running an API Proxy server and want to compress the (uncompressed) response contents I get from the API endpoints in order to send them faster to the client that initiated the request. However, ...
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I can not start HTTP server Admin on AS400

The error message is... CPF9898 Escape 40 19/03/16 11:11:55.552230 QLWISVRA QSYS *STMT QLWIIHSMOD QHTTPSVR *STMT From module . . . . . . . . : QLWIMSG 5761SS1 V6R1M0 080215 Job Log MLCNAS05 19/...
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Reverse Proxy on ClientHello with bad security (e.g. WinXP)

XP seems to be a lot of "fun", these days with security especially since the security features XP DOES support are being phased out day by day. for all those who want to drop XP there is always the ...
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Is running a HTTP server elevated a security risk? [closed]

I have written my own web server in c++, and now I want it to run with real time priority, but for changing the priority to real time one needs the application to be running in elevated mode. Hence my ...
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serving html remotely from mac os x [closed]

TL;DR: simple HTTP server is accessible locally, but how can I make it available remotely in order to view the served files from another computer on the network? I'm using a zero-configuration ...
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Why does my Apache access log timestamp sometimes go backwards?

I noticed that in my Apache log (actually Oracle's branded HTTP Server, which is really Apache) the timestamp of the lines sometimes goes down, instead of up. Here is an example: 1.2.3.4 - - [16/Dec/...
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What will happen if I force https for my image hosting site via .htaccess but embed an image with an http link? [closed]

I've built myself a small image hosting service for my own projects and I recently switched the site to https which works perfectly. Now I made a .htaccess file with a rewrite rule as described here ...
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lighttpd server not serving images, js or css files

I am given a try to lighttpd. I configured a server with the instructions I found here. Below my configuration file: server.document-root = "<my_site_directory>" server.port = 4000 server....
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Lightweight http server for OSX and Linux? [closed]

I would like to install a lightweight http server that can be configured as simply as going to the directory where I want to start a site, executing a simple command to tell it in which port, and that ...
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Apache in front of Glassfish: mod_jk on https(443)

After the recommendation of using Apache http server in front of glassfish ( check question ), i used the following tutorial and made it work but only on port 80. What i mean is now i can type: www....
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Lightweight Windows HTTP server for static content from CD/DVD

I need a very lightweight Windows HTTP server to put onto CD/DVD. I've tried just using “file:” “protocol”, but there're too many problems: IE disallows JavaScript by default. There's a workaround ...
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Setting up a purely Node.js http server on port 80

I'm using a fresh install of Centos 5.5. I have Node installed and working (I'm just using Node -- no apache, or nginx.), but I cannot figure out how to make a simple server on port 80. Node is ...
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What is the proper HTTP status for “too many connections?”

i am working on an HTTP server which is supposed to only allow a certain amount of connections per user. How do I gracefully tell the user that more than n connections are not permitted. I tried ...
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Real world stats on Web Server Performance for static content (Apache, Lighty, IIS, Cherokee, Tomcat, etc.)

On a project I'm on (private web based application accessed by 1,000s of users) we're looking to shard off the loading of static content to a separate server (e.g. as a CDN) for improved performance. ...
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Change a config file through a http server

hey, first sorry for my bad english, and I do not know if the best place for this is here or stackoverflow :/ - I need to do a webpage on which someone can change a file on a linux machine. Think in ...
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Simple HTTP server for folders

Every once in a while when I'm debugging some web app, it would be useful for me to be able to serve a folder via a lightweight HTTP server. Something along the lines of cd folder httpserve -p 5000 ...
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Please Recommend a good book on Web Servers [closed]

I want to learn more about what the web server does and the services it provides. All the books that I have seen so far talk about the implementation detail. Is there a good book to learn about web ...