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

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Should I use HTTP code 301 or 426 on port 80 of a HTTPS only server?

When a user hits my SSL/TLS only server at port 80, should I advertise Upgrade Required (426) or redirect with Moved Permanently (301)? What are the drawbacks and benefits of each approach? As far ...
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How often should we expect 400 Bad Request?

We run an Apache2 web server which has somewhere in the vicinity of 2-3 million pages served every day (only HTML+CSS+Javascript, images and other content is served with Lighttpd). Our daily logwatch ...
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Cannot remove server in response headers (Amazon AWS)

I cannot remove the "Server" header from the response headers. I am using Amazon EC2. I have added this in Apache config: ServerSignature Off Header unset Server RequestHeader unset Server It does ...
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apache shuts down for no reason [closed]

I am a little baffled here. I am using CentOs 5 64bit and directadmin. I am also running Apache 2.2.19. I was pulling my hair out because some of my uploads were stopping and becoming incomplete for ...
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How do I prevent natd from accessing a specific external address?

I'm using Little Snitch, and it's telling me natd is accessing tonix.sytes.net (a torrent tracker) every second or so. I have been unable to backtrace which program is making the call, and if I ...
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I want static content cached, but browsers keep requesting it

I've got an IIS 7.5 site with caching turned on for javascript and css content directories. All requests to these files use a query string with the app version number, so I just want it to cache ...
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Causes of HTTP to be down, but not HTTPS?

I came into work to a problem I haven't run into before, and was curious to see if anyone here might have any ideas about what may have caused it. We run a VPS from Slicehost and sometime yesterday, ...
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Batch script to download many files via http?

I have a list of urls (over 100) of patch files from various sources that I need to download. I need to create a batch script that will download these files and dump them all into the same ...
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HTTP service and local IP addresses

If I am binding a http service to 192.168.1.2, will it make additional requests to my router in order to determine what my local IP is, or it will compare the IP to the local network configuration ...
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RHEL 6 on 172.16* IP address: Redirect Internet traffic to an existing web proxy

I'd like to configure my RHEL 6 box to redirect Internet traffic through an existing web proxy. Like how you can set a web browser to use a proxy, except that my box only has command line. If the ...
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running red5 on port 80

I have a red5 application http://code.google.com/p/openmeetings that runs under red5, and is accessible on port 5080 and 8443 I've installed it on Ubuntu 10.04 The eventual aim is to have it ...
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Why do I see different TCP behaviour between IIS and FTP server applications on Windows 2003?

I am comparing Wireshark traces of a 10MB file download file from: the FileZilla FTP server and IIS (using HTTP) on the same Windows 2003 server. The FTP download performs faster and the trace ...
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Resolving subdomains to addresses

I'm looking at a corporate web site (theServer.theDomain.com) having an address that is correctly resolved if I simply type the subdomain by itself: ping theServer But if I try to reach that web ...
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How to redirect every https request to httpin Nginx?

This questions has been asked many times on StackOverflow but my question differs a bit : I have multiple sub domain websites : http://www.example.com http://my.example.com ...
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How can I reroute a sub-domain to localhost + port number?

I have several web applications running on my developer machine. They mimic our production web applications which are hosted on sub-domain. For example, consider: api.myserver.com - is mimicked by ...
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netsh.exe: Error 87

I'm having some trouble creating a urlacl reservation in Windows Server 2008; probably this a rookie mistake. The command line I'm using is: netsh http add urlacl url=http://+:99898/ user=ben The ...
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How to make my in-the-office server available online?

I have a server in the office, with a local IP address (192.168.1.15). The server is connected to Internet, but doesn't have a real IP address (it's just a simple DSL connection). I have another ...
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Port Forwarding doesn't seem to reach Apache

I have an Apache http server running on my computer, listening to port 80. I can access my "hello world" page by visiting http://localhost/ in my browser. I've also set up a static IP address, so that ...
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Why HTTP sniffers aren't able to capture PHP generated HTTP traffic?

I can't get why HTTP Analyzer (I prefer this one because it is capable of decoding SSL encoded data transfered through HTTPS) isn't able to capture PHP generated HTTP traffic. It capture HTTP traffic ...
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Redirect from http to https [duplicate]

I have a Hudson/Jenkins installation which runs on port 443, so I can access it with https://ci.mydomain.com. I do not have a webserver running on port 80 like Apache Httpd, but I want if a user types ...
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Capture HTTP GET requests

In the Wireshark wiki is an example for filtering HTTP GET requests: Capture HTTP GET requests. This looks for the bytes 'G', 'E', 'T', and ' ' (hex values 47, 45, 54, and 20) just after the TCP ...
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Reducing Apache request queuing

In New Relic, one of the metrics they display as part of the application response time is "Request Queue".: To collect request queuing time, you need to mark the HTTP request with a timestamp ...
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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 ...
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URL redirect with apache

I've installed JIRA and configured it to operate on port 8090. In order to get to it I go to the following URL: http://localhost:8090 What I want to do is to make it accessible through this URL: ...
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Allow HTTP access to external interface

How can I allow HTTP access to $EXTIF? *nat -A POSTROUTING -o "$EXTIF" -j MASQUERADE COMMIT *filter :INPUT ACCEPT [0:0] #If this is changed to DROP than clients cannot connect out. :FORWARD DROP ...
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Is HTTP over VPN is faster than HTTP over the internet?

I just noticed something curious. While I was in the middle of checking out my codebase from home, I VPN'd in to the office right quick and my SVN checkout speed doubled! Once I was done I closed the ...
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www.*example*.com works, but not *example*.com - how do it get it to work?

http://i.stack.imgur.com/JJfwN.png I can go to http://www.example.com and www.example.com just fine. The name servers seem to be setup ok. However, I cannot go to http://example.com or example.com ...
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Should pretty error pages be served with the correct status codes?

I noticed that, say, goolge's 404 page returns a 404 status (http://www.google.com/404.html) while github's returns 200 (https://github.com/404.html). Should error pages (even 503s, etc.) always be ...
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Looking for a good web penetration testing client

I'm implementing mod_security on an apache server. In order to test the effectiveness of the protection, I am looking for a client that can generate a set of predefined malicious HTTP requests. I will ...
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Linux network connections logging

I have linux (OpenSuse) testing server and I would like to have detail log about http and ftp connections (and maybie other TCP connections). Informations I'm interested in are IP address, transfer ...
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How to route all outgoing TCP connections using HTTP CONNECT on Linux

I have a Linux system which is behind a firewall, but it can connect to a HTTP proxy which passes all CONNECT commands through. How can I configure the Linux system to make DNS requests over TCP over ...
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cisco 870 assign IP

I'll try to be "short." I've successfully enabled http server option on my Cisco 870, now I need to reach it and use the web based configuration. I haven't found how to assign an IP to the router ...
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Why do I see an IP packet with size 2960, way above the MTU setting of 1500 on the interface and it gets through?

I am analyzing traffic between a client and a Linux webserver running on a HP blade server, the client sometimes gets stuck waiting for more data when the webserver has closed the connection. The ...
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Issuing GET via Telnet to WAS 6.1 has HTTP 505 response

I'm working with our network team to configure layer 7 healthchecking for a WAS 6.1 system. We're proving the connection in a similar manner to how the device will check it, by opening a telnet on ...
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How do I check how many HTTP connections are open currently? [closed]

I want to know how many people are connected to my server. Since I'm doing comet applications, this is important
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IIS7 and HTTP status code handling

This question is posted on Stack Overflow, and I'm cross-posting here because I think this might be a more correct forum for it. I'm having a hardcore head-ache from trying to get complete ...
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Resolving host is consistently slow

I'm trying to fetch a page programatically and it takes exactly 10 seconds to resolve the host, every time. On another machine it takes exactly 30 seconds. Both Linux. My code is in Java but the ...
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What is an HTTP subscription?

Specifically I'm trying to get a better understanding of Exchange Web Services (EWS) and I see many references to EWS subscriptions. It appears that a 'subscription' is a generic HTTP concept but I ...
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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 ...
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http headers necessary ensure cloudfront distributed files don't get browser cached

I have a Rails-generated JS file that I want to distribute via CloudFront (using my Rails app on EC2 as the origin server). Does anyone know which headers I should use in the response for my JS file ...
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Port forwarding to webserver - still redirects to local IP address

I'm extremely new at unix/linux so please bear that in mind in your answer. I am running an apache server on a Fedora box. I have a static IP and have set up port forwarding through my router/modem - ...
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Is there a security concern exposing NTLM authentication over http or should it only be https?

We are setting up a SharePoint 2010 site. Don't worry, this is not a Sharepoint question, just adding it for context. Most of the site will be anonymous, but some users are able to authenticate in ...
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HTTPS for /wp-admin/ and HTTP for everything else?

I'm running a WordPress site on a shared Apache server on Dreamhost. I already have define('FORCE_SSL_ADMIN', true); set (and working) in my wp-config.php so that SSL is used for the /wp-admin/ ...
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Does Apache webserver process http pipelined requests in parallel?

Given we have Apache web server and a client which sends several pipelined requests. According to RFC server is supposed to return responses in the same order as requests are sent. So, does it mean ...
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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 ...
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IIS 6 - HTTP suddenly stopped working thought FTP continues to work

We had an a Asp.Net 2 website setup for a client of ours some years ago which was working fine until a couple of days ago. Here are the details: Windows 2003 Sp1 1 GB RAM IIS 6.0 Suddently, IIS ...
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Availability monitoring service with low checking interval

Are there any sites that can conduct availability monitoring with high frequency? E.g. each 10 seconds. We need to test HTTP service working. Also, are any of these tools can return a warning if it ...
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Rewrite Conditions Backreferences passed to all rules?

Is there a way to get back references for Rewrite Conditions to be passed to all subsequent rewrite rules? Here's an example: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} (bob).localhost [NC] ...
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nginx status code 200 and 304

I'm using nginx + passenger. I'm trying to understand the nginx response 200 and 304. What does this both means? Sometimes, it responses back in 304 and others only 200. Reading the YUI blog, it seems ...
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Enable HTTP DELETE requests on Apache server

I need to configure my server to permit the http delete method. currently, I get the following error when I attempt to make this call: HTTP/1.1 405 Method Not Allowed Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2011 ...