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

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wordpress 4.1 force http intp https with .htaccess

I would like to force https with correct Comodo Certificate, in the website www.cabdrome.com with .htaccess (and not only from php). My webserver suggest to use these row to force HTTPS for an entire ...
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Nginx doesn't decrement max-age

I'm trying to set up Nginx as a reverse proxy for my Rails application running on Unicorn. My app has some public pages that I'd like to cache for a duration for 60 minutes, so I set the max-age ...
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Maximum number of HTTP request in squid proxy server

I have single Squid 3.4 instance running on Ubuntu Linux server. It is running in forward proxy mode and it is intercepting all HTTPS traffic. I am currently load testing squid setup. My setup is as ...
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HTTP URL Redirection Command Line Trace [closed]

I have to produce definitive evidence that can be documented on a piece of paper, proving that one URL redirects to another. When you browse to the URL in question, the web server responds with an ...
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Haproxy: How to balance traffic within directory reached?

I want to know if there's a way to balance the traffic within directories using haproxy. I have haproxy balancing all HTTP traffic to server1 & server2. What I want is to balance all images ...
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“Rewrite” HTTP status codes

I have a load balancer appliance (Cisco ACE) which balances two instances of an application (Splunk). Unfortunately the application returns status code 303 when it redirects, which the LB doesn't ...
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sharing writeable (gitolite) git repos as read-only over http

I have a number of repositories accessible thorugh SSH and managed via gitolite for writing. I would like to make them accessible read-only through a different URL over dumb HTTP (by symlinking the ...
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Redirect https to http in apache 2.2 on CentOS 6 [duplicate]

I have apache2.2 on CentOS 6, having SSL enabled in configuration block. It serves the SSL pages for a host name first.defaultdomain.com (example) which is mapped to the default IP of the server. ...
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Manage several sub domains with nginx

I like to handle different sub domains in my Nginx server, this is my config file (partially) server { listen 80 default_server; listen ...
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This page has a redirect loop when using HTTP Redirect in IIS 8

This one's got me...all I'm trying to do is use the HTTP Redirect feature in IIS 8 to redirect to a different page/directory, but when I do, it says this page has a redirect loop. The site has ...
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Script to verify/monitior HTTP caching headers [closed]

We'd like to verify that all our websites use the correct HTTP caching headers. Is there a script out there to make a request to a website, check its response headers and report whether it will be ...
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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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mod_security block requests by http-host header

The last few days I noticed some servers being hammered with unknown requests. Most of them are like the following: 60.246.*.* - - [03/Jan/2015:20:59:16 +0200] "GET ...
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Measuring request response time by port

So, I'm currently working on a project in which I spin up a set docker image on a number of different machines and configurations. This image basically contains a web server that accepts a number of ...
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Apache mod_rewrite rules aren't triggering?

I have an archive of the Twitch Plays Pokemon Reddit updates on my server (http://flarn2006.dyndns.org/tppupdates/). Some of them include links of the format "/u/username", which is valid on Reddit, ...
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HAProxy doesn't keep-alive http connection

I've switched on the option http-keep-alive in the defaults, as well as tried it in the frontend definition. But the Response Headers in the browser never show up keep-alive, although its there in ...
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Reverse proxy server that accepts connections from HTTP server - does it exist?

I'm the developer of an embedded hardware device which contains a lightweight HTTPS server. The problem is that I wish for the embedded device's web server to be accessed from outside when placed ...
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Are redirected GET request to HTTPS secure?

This affects a lot of thank-you pages from 3rd party carts, etc. Are GET requests to HTTP that are redirect to HTTPS secure? Or, can they be snooped before the redirect takes place? Thank you
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HTTPS posts to HTTP URL's insecure?

Have to deal with some incorrectly assigned/redirected posts from an HTTPS server to HTTP URL's. How much of a security risk are these? Are they vulnerable to something like a man-in-the-middle ...
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Analyzing TCPDUMP results for failed request

I'm making http POST calls to a database every 30 seconds, both the server and database are on the same host. Every 5 minutes or so, I get an error back from the endpoint indicating that the request ...
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Do incoming https posts require https URL's

We would like to have HTTP posts from secure servers be secure on our end. Do the posts need to be made to https://ourserver.com, or does it work to post to http://ourserver.com, and then redirect to ...
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Proxy-attack simulation

I have a WS2008 x64 server, that has NodeJS application working on its 80 port. Server constantly receives queries from different IP-addresses that are trying to use my application as a proxy. NodeJS ...
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DELL PE 2950/1950 IPMI iso from internet

I'm wondering if I could ask my IPMIs to load the OS ISO to boot from an Internet/HTTP URL? Have anyone already tried such a thing?
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Run two services with the same public port

Say I have http://localhost:8080 pointing to my Jenkins instance and http://localhost:8081 pointing to my Jira instance, what do I need to do to acess my services like http://localhost/jenkins and ...
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Nginx: Prevent non-www address from redirecting to www?

My site uses both www and non-www addresses for our site (dcturano.com). The problem I'm having is that the server is redirecting non-www traffic to www traffic. How do I prevent this? server { ...
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Add HTTP authentication to wp-login.php and wp-admin vps wide [closed]

In order to protect customer's WordPress installs and the vps itself, i would like to know how i can add "HTTP authentication" to wp-login.php and wp-admin folder vps wide, for each WordPress install. ...
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Varnish request throw HTTP 302 instead of 200

When making a request directly to my apache server, I can download the PDF file requested, apache returning a HTTP 200. When the same request is done through Varnish, I am forwarded back to a login ...
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WL-Proxy-SSL / X-Forwarded-Proto in WebLogic

How do I configure my WebLogic server or WebLogic application to use this header coming from a proxy, when requesting the base URL from a class using JAX-RS? I prefer not to have my application have ...
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Is it possible to block HTTP traffic from specific machines?

I have some web crawlers, and a specific website seems to be blocking traffic temporarily after some time. The thing is, even though all clients have the same external IP address (they access the ...
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enable java app to establish http connection under network of VPN.

Some relative question http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17170980/connect-to-http-server-behind-vpn-with-java has already asked in Stack Overflow while I don't still have a solution since this should ...
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HAProxy 1.5 SSL and many website

Actually I'm hosting hundred website on Apache2 with some HTTP and some HTTPS, I'm preparing a new hosting infrastructure and I'm using HAProxy to loadbalance all my HTTP and HTTPS query on my ...
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access hierarchy between php and httpd

The objective is to control access to a php/httpd app, owncloud, to specific identified ip addresses. Both php and httpd appear to have mechanisms to do this, php is through a config.php file with ...
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HTTP Protocol Information Leak [closed]

I have done a test and The result is HTTP Packet Inspection (Low)back Port: http (80/tcp) Summary: This test gives some information about the remote HTTP protocol - the version used, whether HTTP ...
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HTTP connection keepalive logic [closed]

I am fairly new to HTTP and pardon me if the question looks stupid. I cant get my head around the HTTP keepalive logic. I am studying HTTP definitive guide. We send multiple requests , response over ...
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Is there way to find which process is binding to a server's HTTP url?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with many processes running on it. Some of the processes are written in .NET and are using WCF to bind to various HTTP endpoints. Is there some tool (command-line ...
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What characters are special in an nginx map instruction?

I'm moving a site to a new structure and want to use nginx's map to map old URLs to their new locations. For simple cases that works like a charm, but I have trouble with some values. This is what I ...
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nginx: Multiple cross-domain 301 redirects with different page addresses

I'm moving my old site over to a new domain, and with that new domain comes new naming conventions. I'm trying to figure out what would be the simplest way of accomplishing the following for roughly 8 ...
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Configure Apache to decode utf-8 encoded URIs

I have a file named montaña.mp3. When HTTP clients send a request for that file, they send GET /monta%C3%B1a.mp3 HTTP/1.1. That's a utf-8 encoded URI. But Apache returns a 404 error. However, if I ...
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How does the HTTP GET method work in relation to DNS protocol?

I am trying to understand application layer protocols in TCP/IP stack. I know that both HTTP and DNS protocol stay at the top layer (Application Layer). So, when a browser wants to access a resource, ...
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curl 7.21 does not correctly call a host with a host header on https

We found out that calling a host like following using curl 7.21 or 7.24 does produce an error in the apache config (we have multiple SSL Vhosts!). Whereas the same command runs smooth with curl 7.34 ...
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Apache - Phantom long requests returning 408? [duplicate]

I am having intermittent problems with sites that are running on apache - the boxes would spontaneously work themselves into a tizzy taking up all available CPU and memory in the process. To this ...
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How to Relay All HTTP Requests to Another Server

Here is the scenario I need to work with. We have devices which need to talk to web service. This web service is hosted elsewhere and is accessible via DynDNS. Due to limitations on the device and our ...
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Any semblance of originally-requested domain name in HTTP, post DNS-resolution?

My understanding of how DNS resolution and web browsers work is as follows: Your browser uses the DNS system that ultimately connects it to your registrars name servers Your registrar's name servers ...
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How do I switch from http to https and back again with an Apache reverse proxy and WebSphere Application Server

I'm running a Spring Web App in WebSphere Application Server (WAS). WAS is listening on port 36500 using https, Apache is listening on port 80 using http. The protocols in use are out of my control ...
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Mysterious http Lp requests found in log

I've noticed the following in my access log: Oct 28 20:01:55 vm1295 nginx: [] 89.109.42.242 400 "Lp" "-" Oct 28 20:58:41 vm1295 nginx: [] 82.208.124.184 400 "Lp" "-" Oct 28 21:14:05 vm1295 nginx: [] ...
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Request Entity Too Large mod_jk

I have setup where there is apache (httpd) and apache tomcat both are connected with ajp and in my http.conf LimitRequestLine 65536 LimitRequestFieldSize 65536 under <VirtualHost> and ...
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Can Puppet File Source be from a web service?

Is there a (simple) way to have puppet use a file available on the internet for the Source property of a File? eg: file { "/home/text.txt": source => [ "http://www.example.com/text.txt", ...
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Relationship between tcp state TIME_WAIT & HTTP keep-alive

What is the relationship between keep-alive on a HTTP request and a tcp socket in TIME_WAIT - should they be correlated? Furthermore, should system and web server settings be aligned e.g. ...
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Repeat request to another php-fpm script via fastcgi?

I have nginx server accepting incoming HTTP requests and serving it via fastcgi to some php-fpm script (for example index.php). I want nginx to repeat the same request to another php-fpm script via ...
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HTTP Ports are Filtered on New Virtual IPs in LVS (Linux Virtual Server) Load Balancer

I inherited a Linux Virutal Server (LVS) load balancer on CentOS 5.10. Its been running with no issues for quite some time with no worries. Now when I add a new virutal IP (VIP), all HTTP traffic ...