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

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How can I setup my local Nginx server so I can edit the files?

I have my local development machine running Arch Linux, Nginx, PHP-FPM and MySQL. In order for the websites I am working on to run the files need to be owned by the http user. The files are currently ...
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Is html or php header needed for gzip?

I use gzip module of nginx to compress documents. When gzip is enabled nginx will automatically send content-ending of gzip with HTTP headers, right? Without adding any PHP header header() or HTML ...
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IIS 401.3 - Unauthorized on only 1 server out of 3 set up for network load balancing

Over the weekend our Server Admin set up two virtual Windows 2008 machines with IIS installed and set them up under NLB. I came in and changed the application pool the website was running under to ...
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Is there a simple LDAP-to-HTTP gateway out there?

We have a local LDAP directory that provides basic contact information about our user community. We would like to integrate this into some third-party hosted services that allow us to implement ...
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Can you pass user/pass for HTTP Basic Authentication in URL parameters?

I believe this is not possible, but someone I know insisted that it works. I don't even know what parameters to try, and I haven't found this documented anywhere. I tried ...
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Strange stuff into Accept-Language header starting with x-ns

We are getting this kind of HTTP header: Accept-Language: fr-CH,x-ns1Ci7OslejNxN,x-ns2af6MxcVGQb2 Can anyone help me knowing where does it come from. It's just by curiosity that I'm asking this. ...
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MSMQ HTTP server communication with non-.NET clients

Is MSMQ compatible with non .NET platforms? I have an MSMQ service hosted by IIS for HTTP support, and would like to see if an SAP system is able to access it. Is it possible for an SAP system to ...
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Allow from referer for HTTP-basic protected SSL apache site

I have an apache site protected by HTTP basic authentication. The authentication is working fine. Now I would like to bypass authentication for users that are coming from a particular website by ...
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Do not expose HTTP 302 redirect by HTTP reverse proxy - handle it internally

I'm creating a Facebook client for a very limited device - its web browser (ANT Galio) does not handle properly HTTP302 for source of images. My UC looks like this - in web application markup profile ...
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How does one configure squid3 proxy to support http auth - quick and dirty

I am interested in the the easiest solution, authentication doesn't actually have to even test user/pass pairs... it just has to do the http auth challenge. I am trying to test http auth on a proxy ...
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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 ...
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How to log effective outgoing HTTP requests made by Squid, with headers after adaptation?

I use Squid to modify some HTTP headers sent by clients. For testing purposes, I want to completely delete the 'User-Agent' header. Here is my config : request_header_access User-Agent deny all ...
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I want to get header response of a url using a proxy with a username, password, host and port?

I want to get header response of a URL by using proxy username, password, host and port? is there any Linux command to get the same response?
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iptables allow HTTP from anywhere, MySQL internally and lock SSH to a specific ip

Having trouble getting my head around iptables rules I need to: Allow HTTP traffic to 80 and 443 from anywhere Allow MySQL traffic 3306 internally Allow SSH access from a specific list of IP ...
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CloudFront - Users requests static files non-stop to make your bill high?

I had this weird wondering once. If I am using CloudFront as my CDN, I pay per requests made on my static files. So here comes the wondering. Can one keep requesting the same file in a non-stop ...
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Basic HTTP Authentication in IIS

Forgive my lack of IIS experience, but I have a user on a hosted server running IIS with Plesk. He uses protected folders, and I'm looking for a way to: Allow him to protect folders using a simple ...
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Long page loads - problems with DNS lookup?

I've noticed my web server takes a long time to load pages recently. Using Firebug, I realised it takes around 4s for the DNS lookup: Connecting: 304ms Sending: 0ms Waiting: 3.45s Receiving: 0ms I ...
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Redirect some http requests from one IIS to a another IIS on the network

We have a network exposed externally through a static IP address. Our main SBS 2011 server hosts the remote/mail website (remote.company.net), while another IIS server on the network hosts our clients ...
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Why nfs transfer speed is slower than http?

Consider I have a large file on my nfs server. The server and my desktop is connected by 100mbps network. If I mount a directory on my desktop and then try to copy a big file to local fs I have speed ...
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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 ...
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what is macosxserver in httpd.conf of apache?

what is the meaning of macosxserver in httpd.conf of apache ? it is say that .but what it is ??? when I use websharing ,it works but I typed sudo apachectl start ,it did not works ,just say not found ...
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Access HDFS HADOOP using APACHE Web Server, Linux CentOS

If I have an apache web server as a directory how I can access to HDFS Cluster for upload and modify files, what is the configuration i want to do? many thanks
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Why might a 413 not be flushed to the client immediately?

I have my local development server returning status 413 for oversized file uploads and the client is receiving these immediately - as I require. My remote server is the same version of Nginx and ...
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In Ubuntu, is there something I can run that checks the HTTP requests coming in?

I'm running Node.js. But for some reason, requests are not being caught by the server. (http://stackoverflow.com/questions/9247482/node-js-server-not-receiving-ajax-requests) Is there any way to ...
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Which reverse-proxies support HTTP/1.1 ETag and If-None-Match headers?

I'm developing a caching system for an ecommerce platform that will use a reverse proxy for caching. I plan to handle invalidation by using proper HTTP/1.1 headers. That is, I will set an ETag on ...
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Inspecting http traffic

I'm running a CentOS 5 with plesk 10 and problems with slow website loading, now my provider tells me i'm excedding my bandwith. I've been monitoring the bandwith with iftop and it showed me some ...
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A tool to measure overhead of establishing TCP connections

I need a tool which would while doing port forwarding measure how much time was spent establishing TCP connections vs total time passed. Charles debugging proxy has the port forwarding feature and ...
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curl cookie and cookiejar trouble

I've got a script that curls a site using a specific cookie value in a cookie file. When I run this on my local system, the server returns the same value to my cookie jar, as per my expectations. When ...
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use iptables for transparent access to 2 proxies depending on domain

I have a setup where I have 2 proxy servers. One is a socks proxy which I wish to use for ALL connections by default. The second proxy is an http proxy which I wish to use for http connections to ...
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User http does not have write permissions directory?

I have a bit of an odd set up, I think. I have groups for each domain my server hosts, and I add the user http to each domain group along with the users that should have access to the groups' domains. ...
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Why httpd running as root and the rest as apache in ps -aux?

When I do ps -aux, why do I have one copy of httpd running as root and the rest as apache? ps -aux | grep httpd Warning: bad syntax, perhaps a bogus '-'? See /usr/share/doc/procps-3.2.8/FAQ root ...
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Web page hangs on reload/refresh

I'm experiencing a strange problem with my website. If I navigate through links inside the website everything is fine, and pages load fast. If I hit the refresh button on the browser on any page, the ...
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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 ...
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How can I block HTTP while allowing FTP using htaccess under Apache?

I can easily block requests to a directory using a .htaccess file with "deny from all". However, I allow want to allow FTP access via clients and browsers alike. Is there a way I can restrict the ...
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Google SPDY - Has anyone used it on Apache?

Just wondering if anyone has had any experience with Google SPDY on Apache? http://code.google.com/p/mod-spdy/ I run a couple of web servers and am interested to know if there have been any issues ...
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Mimicking file requests on my web server

I haven't been able to test this extensively yet, so bear with me. The scenario is like so: I created a temporary file on my web server, downloaded the file, deleted the file. About 3 minutes later I ...
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Wireshark - Filter for Inbound HTTP Requests on Port 80 Only

We are integrating with an outside company in which we have had to make certain IP and port restrictions. First, I am novice at network administration, so If I butcher anything, please forgive me. ...
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An attack? What are the second status codes(286, 289) for in the log (a web scan)?

Going through my assess-logs today, I found so many entries trying to access pages. (that were not present). Like robots.txt (I know what this is used for) apply favicon.ico(I know what ...
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20 000 000 hits; simple PHP/MySQL server using NGINX [closed]

I am hosting a big campaign that is going to launch tomorrow. The expected avg. number of visits on the first day is +200 000 users. Assuming everyone is going to visit 5 pages on avg., this makes 1 ...
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HTTP Proxy for Windows server

I am sorry that the question is probably not what you thought it is. I have a box in US on colo which is collecting some data but is fairly easy on the resources. it runs w2008r2. and it has one NIC ...
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Forward Http Request to different machine

I am working on a MAC machine and expected to use some of the Webservices which are present on a different network. The general way to access these webservices is through VPN to that network and then ...
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Redirecting users who have come from the wrong Referer

Ignoring the merits of whether we should make this change or not (the circumstances are slightly complex and probably covered by my NDA), our client would like us to require that visitors to the site ...
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Hiding non-standard ports in the address bar?

Some applications (such as Plone) default to serving http on ports other than 80 (eg 8080). Typically, to view those webapps you need to load http://mysite.tld:8080 instead of just http://mysite.tld ...
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Configure Apache2.2 as http to https encrypter/converter

I am using Apache 2.2 on SUSE 10 with mod_ssl. My problem: I want to connect a client(supporting only http) to a Server(supporting only HTTPS). So I thought of deploying Apache as a proxy to convert ...
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IIS7 HTTP Redirect - Change Site1 Content and Removes Site2 Redirect

We had two sites setup in IIS7.5 for a long time. They were named (not real name but you get the point).... "domain.com" and "www.domain.com" The purpose was to set "HTTP Redirect -- Redirect ...
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Using curl to request URL that redirects to relative URL with anchor tag

I'm using curl to request a URL that redirects to a different URL using a Location: line like: Location:/path/to/resource#name As I understand it, that line in the redirect response is invalid per ...
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PXE Boot PCLinuxOS ISO

I'm in the process of trying to convert some computers at my local school to be diskless browser stations. We've identified PCLinuxOS as the OS we'd like to use due to it's easy interface for ...
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IIS Configuration with HTTPS

I have 2 servers I am setting up. They are both Windows Server 2008 R2. They are both getting IIS setup as web servers. I have set up other servers that we currently have in production. I did the ...
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Windows 2003 Std HTTP issues (also affects windows updates)

I have 3 Windows 2003 servers in a domain. Server 1 is running the AD and VPN roles. Server 2 is running Exchange 2003. Server 3 is running some third party network apps and was supposed to be running ...
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.htaccess rewrite http to https results in loop

On an apache 2.2 server running varnish, I am trying to redirect http -> to https for an entire Drupal Commons (http://commons.acquia.com/) site. Since varnish caches some redirects (R=301, but not ...