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

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What problems can I have by pinging or making a HTTP request to a website every minute?

What problems do I have to think before creating a monitoring system like pingdom, etc?
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php http tunnel to mysql connection

How to create a HTTP tunnel to PHP to MySQL connection
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how to disable x-mod-ps header

how disable this header ? googled ,no reply; X-Mod-Pagespeed: 0.9.14.6-358 I attempt: RequestHeader unset X-Mod-Pagespeed It's does nothing
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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?
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Nginx + Passenger running a RoR app is returning 401 when 302 is expected

I've got a RoR app running on Passenger on top of Nginx. I'm using devise for my authentication method and have a link that gets sent in an email to users that requires authentication to view. If a ...
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HTTP redirects showing ip address

I have a domain name on 1&1 and a VPS on Linode. I noticed that my site was enclosed in a frameset which I didn't create. I checked nginx and jetty in the VPS but none of them created the ...
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Set default Apache caching behavior, overide with .htaccess

How do I set Apache set HTTP headers which cache all resources for 15 mins but also allow .htaccess files in a directory to override these settings on a per-site basis?
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Last (I think and hope) problems configuring SSL certificate with Apache and VirtualHosts

Finally I set apache2 to get a single certificate for all subdomains. [...] # Go ahead and accept connections for these vhosts # from non-SNI clients SSLStrictSNIVHostCheck off # Apache setup ...
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Last (I think and hope) problems configuring SSL certificate with Apache and VirtualHosts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Last (I think and hope) problems configuring SSL certificate with Apache and VirtualHosts Finally I set apache2 to get a single certificate for all subdomains. [...] ...
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HTTP commit notifications from a Mercurial repository?

I would like to achieve a behavior similar to the NotifyExtension of Mercurial, except that instead of an email to be send, it would be an HTTP request to be performed on a specified URL. Does anyone ...
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How can I redirect HTTP(S) traffic to another gateway?

I have a network like 192.168.0.0/15 with the default gateway set to 192.168.0.1. All the workstations of the network use this gateway for all kind of accesses to the Internet. Now I am testing a new ...
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How To Find Reasons of Why Site Goes Online/Offline

Seems today a website I manage has been going online and offline throughout the entire day. I have no idea what is causing the issue so I am seeking guidance on where to start. It is a Wordpress based ...
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Varnish doesn't seem to be caching

I've setup a Varnish cache mirror to sit in front of a file server, but it seems to be endlessly re-downloading data from my file server. There's about 100GB of data in total, but so far Varnish has ...
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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. ...
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Apache server rewrite rules: how to avoid “implicitly forcing redirect (rc=302)”?

I've got a very annoying problem: our webserver handles 2 (more actually but let's say 2 for a simpler example): pretassur.fr pretassuragentimmobilier.fr Here's what I want to do: change ...
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best http server application as webdav?

what is the best http server to be used as webdav for getting and posting files (big files) to from server? is it apache or lighttpd ? I will use the system as online file storage (for backup) ...
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Can Apache serve proxy requests for websites on non-standard ports?

I have a web server running at 192.168.1.100 and an Apache 2.2 proxy running at 192.168.1.1 If my web server is listening in on the standard port 80 then I can successfully make an HTTP request GET ...
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Configuring Oracle 10g Express

I was wondering how to configure oralce 10g http service (http://127.0.0.1:8080/apex) to listen on some other interfaces (like http://192.168.50.128:8080/apex)?
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Using nginx and/or varnish to cache server-generated 301 redirects

I'm implementing a sort of url-shortener service. What happens is that I have some backend app server that takes in a request, does some computation and returns a 301 redirected url back upstream to ...
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tc simple rate limiting

I would like to do a simple rate limiting so all the http traffic (in & out) going to or from my http server is shaped. I have a GigE connexion on the server and I want to rate limit all HTTP ...
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Do file extensions matter if you're sending the right MIME type?

I vaguely recall reading that for some audio and video file types, some browsers check not only the HTTP Content-Type header but also the file extension in the URL. Is that so? And what would happen ...
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Handling http and https requests using a single port with lihgttpd

At the moment I am using http and https as different port. And based on request uri, I made a redirection rule from http to https switch and vice versa. But If I can use only a single port for https ...
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Best practices for keeping a portion of website under https & under http for the rest

I have certain portion of my site to be behind SSL which is reserved for registered users & want rest of the site which is open to public to be served by just http. Currently it is set up so that ...
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WebSocket Connection vs. Repeated GETs

I am prototyping an application using nodejs. But this question refers to hypothetical large scale roll out. What is more demanding on a server and/or bandwidth: WebSocket stay alive connections or ...
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tcpdump and congestion window

Sniffing http traffic to my (linux) server it seems like it always responds advertising a window size of 14. It isn't affected if I change the default initcwnd size (with ip route), and it doesn't ...
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How to make Varnish ignore, not delete cookies

I want to use Varnish to cache certain pages even in the presence of cookies. There are 3 possibilities that I need to take care of: An anonymous user is viewing some page A logged in user is ...
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Knowing what server is chosen by a load balancer

I am currently monitoring the logs of produced by our application server. But before I can do that, I would have to know which server's logs I would go to. To do this I do a tail of both logs and ...
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Nginx, HAproxy, Unicorn, Rails and Node settings

Our application is currently only a "regular" web app, with no fancy things like streaming HTTP or websockets. It's mostly a Rails app, served by a few (20 on 2 machines) Unicorn workers, proxied by a ...
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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 ...
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Access http via IP on newly purchased server

I've just purchased a VPS from Media Temple. I would like to migrate my Wordpress installation from an Amazon EC2 instance. My problem is that I can't install WP on the Media Temple server because I ...
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HTTP-DAV on IIS 7.0

I wan't to integrate .NET Application Updater Component in my application for auto update of client application. It says The .NET Application Updater component uses HTTP-DAV to download the ...
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HaProxy - Http and SSL pass through config

I've currently got an HaProxy LB solution in place and everything is working fine however we are having an issue with a very few clients who cannot get to our site via HTTPS (SSL) they can browse our ...
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nginx https proxy

I already use nginx as a proxy to redirect from http://www.mydomain.com ==> http://192.168.0.1 but when I try to redirect https://www.mydomain.com ==> https://192.168.0.1 it does not work ...
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apache2 http monitoring on Debian Lenny

I am pretty new to the whole linux web servers so please bare with me. Is it possible to know if a php file on my server is being accessed by a user? Is there a command I can use through ssh that ...
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why would FTP succeed where HTTP fails

I'm currently using HTTP for pretty much all downloads. However the files on our UK based server is beings accessed by people all over the world often in 3rd world countries with dodgy internet ...
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how to block CONNECT requests to linux server

I want to block all CONNECT HTTP requests to my linux server. I run Ubuntu 10.04 server edition. I am a new bee to server setups/deployment, please help. thanks
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How do I make cURL use keepalive from the command line?

I'm trying to verify that HTTP persistent connections are being used during communication with a Tomcat webserver I've got running. Currently, I can retrieve a resource on my server from a browser ...
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How can I redirect http traffic?

My clients sends requests to http://localhost:80/test/string. However my processing unit is at http://localhost:9080/servlet/Endpoint?req=test. I want this redirection to take place transparently of ...
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erratic response times with Apache 2.0.52 on redhat 4

Under load, we've noticed response times from Apache vary greatly for the same 7k image. It can range anywhere from .01 seconds to 25 seconds or greater. Unfortunately, due to corporate policy ...
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Packet Sniffing through proxy PC via router

i have a linksys wireless N router. I want to setup a proxy on my Windows 7 PC along with a packet sniffer, and setup my devices to use the proxy on the Windows 7 PC. So far, I've tried Squid, but ...
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Basic local HTTP daemon

I'm trying to find the most basic HTTP deamon possible. All it needs to do is allow me to access local files through a browser using the http:// protocol. (I can't use file://) Would be great if it ...
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Advice for simulating a high load on a web application — realistic httperf parameters

I have already selected httperf as the load testing tool to use. I'm trying to figure out some realistic parameters to use, and if I need to use multiple machines to create more simultaneous ...
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How to remove response header in lighttpd configuration

There is mod_setenv for adding: setenv.add-response-header = ( "Header" => "value" ) But I can't find anything to remove response headers. I have to be sure, that my content is not cached by ...
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Tunelling over HTTP

I have a network at work that is locked behind a firewall and Internet connection is available only by using a proxy server. At work, I can connect to databases that are distributed across the ...
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Using a router to intercept HTTP data. Sniffing?

This is my first serverfault post. I've been a member of Stack Overflow for a while and doubt that this question would fly over there. I have my PS3 and XBOX 360 hard wired to a Linksys Wireless N ...
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kerberos instead of http over ssl

If I want to use kerberos instead of https (http over ssl) how do I make sure data is not tampered or read in the transit?
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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 ...
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Apache HTTP: Conditionally Set the Last-Modified header

I want to set the Last-Modified date with one of these values: If the request header has the If-Modified-Since value, use this value Else use current date How can I configure this in apache's ...
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Mysterious GET request in Apache

I've been getting a couple of strange GET requests on my dev server from unknown IPs. I don't know if this is some weird character encoding or something entirely else. The mysterious thing is, my ...
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which of these two servers are likely to do better under heavy http load?

As the title asks, the reason I'm asking is because I have a wordpress site which gets about 10K visitors per day on a dedicated server from iweb but in the evenings, around 8 to midnight the site ...