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 to I diagnose downloads slowing over time?

I am trying to track down a strange networking problem. Basically, a http download from a tomcat server is slowing down over time. For example, the download speed starts at 700kb, then slows to 650, ...
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How to block zip files containing executable (exe, jar) using Squid?

Squid Proxy Server is blocking exe and jar files by file extensions and meme type (for http traffic). However, if exe or jar files/programs are within zip files, then it is not blocking. The ...
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Usage data from log file

Is there any way I can tell from the apache log files how many users are using an application and how often the use it? I kind of want the information that you would normally get from google ...
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Slow HTTP Throughput with NGinx

I had an issue the other day and you guys were very helpful. I've been racking my brain on this one for over a week. Basically, I have several nginx servers reverse proxying a python application ...
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Redirect multiple sites (HTTP and HTTPS) to a single page (ngxin - ubuntu)

I've currently got a floating IP pointing at a server hosting a number of sites, some with SSL, others without. I need to shutdown, backup and resize said server - and was hoping to setup a simple ...
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security2_module for apache with owsap modsecurity crs base rules is causing the “Forbidden You don't have permission to access / on this server”

I installed the security2 module to my apache server with owasp mod security base rules by adding these following lines to my httpd.conf: <IfModule security2_module> Include crs/owasp-...
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Valid ranges for web site ports in IIS

In IIS for Windows, you can specify a port for a web site under "Edit Bindings". 80 is the default port and 443 is for a secure protocol. I'd like to get a complete list of valid port ranges that ...
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Nginx: Can I setup a limit_req_zone with a key with IP + URI?

I'm trying to setup Nginx limit_req module to limit the request rate that any IP can make to the same URL. I would like to define the limit_req_zone with a key that is composed by a combination of ...
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PHP5-FPM is not working behind Varnish

I've got the following Setup: A Nginx Server which listens on Port 443 with the following Config: server { listen 443 ssl http2; [SSL Part etc.) location / { proxy_pass http://127....
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How to serve different pages with different servers

I like to do some testing now and then and I like trying out new things in different languages, but I only have 1 server. I would like to serve my main website from 1 server (preferably apache, since ...
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Testing a servers ability to serve a particular domain

Say you have Server A set up with your favourite webserver-daemon to serve www.example.com. Now you want to move this to Server B. After a bunch of copying and configuring, the new server seems to be ...
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IBM IHS Reverse Proxy Configuration

I am trying to setup a reverse proxy using IBM HTTP server and what I want to do is that user will hit a HTTP url to my reverse proxy server that will forward request internally to HTTPs server. ...
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Nginx proxy image/javascript hosted externally

I'm trying to proxy a javascript and image hosted by a external party with nginx I'm running my site on https and they only offer the files through http, I have already had contact with them about ...
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HTTPs Proxy Configuration

We have currently a setup hosting an SSL based web site say https://exapmle.com on IBM HTTP Server and is serving our internal network of customers. Now we need to expose this website to public IP ...
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How to install nginx 1.9x with HTTP 2 support (1.95 or higher) on Ubuntu 15.10

I tried to install the latest nginx version (1.99) on my ubuntu 15.10. I want a nginx version >= 1.95 because I like to have http 2 support. I followed the instructions I found on the internet for ...
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Measuring bandwidth usage through untrusted proxy service

Internet traffic for my office is being routed like this: Devices -> router -> untrusted proxy service -> internet. I'm being charged for bandwidth used through the proxy. Is there any way to ...
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Urgent help please [closed]

im in a pickle, My domain that is set to ovh nameservers on a ovh server ip: 151.80.104.45 is throwing me this http error No address associated with hostname HTTP CRITICAL - Unable to open TCP ...
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How to view history of requests including usernames to HTML site with IIS?

I'm using an HTTP site to deploy an application to the people at my work. I'm using Windows Authentication and want to see a history of what users have made requests to the site in order to know who ...
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Session terminated abruptly possibly due to proxies [closed]

We built a CRM system that is mainly used by external customers. One part of the CRM has wizard based operation where the user will need to go through a series of steps before he could complete the ...
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Migrating from Static Routes to BGP:: now TRACERT/PING works but Windows CIFS or HTTP do not

When we switch from a static routed private non-BGP circuit to a BGP private circuit linking two offices, Windows shares and HTTP browsing of internal machines across offices fails with timeouts. ...
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How does TCP PSH and HTTPS works?

Right now I monitor traffic on my VPN server. I'm using tcpdump for it and it works pretty good. sudo tcpdump -n host SENDER_IP In this example you can see one HTTPS request from SENDER_IP to ...
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apache reverse proxy: following redirects?

Is it possible to make apache (2.2) mod_proxy follow upstream redirects (http 301, 302)? Usually one would configure a reverse proxy like: ProxyPass /foo http://upstream.example.com/bar ...
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Apache2 simplest redirect not working anymore

I am new at Server configurations, and I´m having a probably weird problem. I set up a webserver with success, even having a working redirect from http to https. And now, without knowingly changing ...
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Apache Authenication -http request failing in sub directories

I'm running an apachev2.2 server and I am using LDAP to authenticate the root directory. The authenication works well, however my page uses php which is using the file_puts_content function to grab ...
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Apache - delay over HTTPS but not HTTP

I have a problem with an Apache 2.4.7 on Ubuntu 14.04 (almost default settings), virtual cloud server. On a medium server load (about 2/3.0 cpu usage and tons of free memory) the time for ...
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force HTTP to HTTPS Centos 6.7 and Apache not working correctly

I tried adding to the .htaccess file RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{SERVER_PORT} 80 RewriteRule ^(.*)$ https://mywebsite.com/$1 [R=301,:] I also tried (in the httpd.conf file) <VirtualHost *:80&...
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What is this in nginx log? “\x01\x01…”

There are a lot of requests like this in our logs: [07/Dec/2015:19:37:03 +0000] "\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\x01\...
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SRV record does not work, doesn't redirect to another port

These are my SRV host details: HOST: _http._tcp.ngxdev.com ANSWER: 0 29080 ngxdev.com As you can see, if I enter a full link: http:// ngxdev.com:29080(Not allowed to post more than 1 link), it ...
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Nginx - Allow requests without a Host header

When Nginx receives a request that's missing the Host header, it rejects it with a 400 response. As it should. Is there any way around this? There is a piece of hardware that needs to be able to ...
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SOAP over HTTP sporadically loses connection. What tools would you use to troubleshoot it?

We have a tiny app that connects to our server using SOAP (over HTTP). It looses sporadically the connection (I want to find out when this is happening and why)? It might be possible that there is a ...
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What is the relationship between http connection and request

I am configuring my nginx, and I have found two modules: ngx_http_limit_conn_module and ngx_http_limit_req_module one is for limiting connection per defined key, and one for limiting request. My ...
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Unable to access internet through amazon ec2 instance

I have instance running on Amazon EC2.Basically i am accessing my Amazon EC2 instance through VPN using Vagrant openconnect https://github.com/ericmann/openconnect-vm . I am able to ssh into instance ...
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Lotus Domino HTTP: Define MIME types

My Lotus Domino 9.0 server serves the application cache manifest as application/octet-stream, where the browser expects text/cache-manifest. I only found examples how to add a MIME type to Apache and ...
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Nginx Cache alterntive where two requests can populate large cache files simultaneously?

I am using Nginx as a caching reverse proxy for large files. It is important to me that the origin server does not have to output more bandwidth than necessary. So if the download of the file gets ...
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Chrome makes way too many requests (~22000) while downloading MP4 video (~34MB)

We host some video files (mp4) on our site. All the files are loaded way too slow in Google Chrome, in FF everything is OK. I tested downloading of a file with size of 34MB (I opened the file by a ...
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About monitoring a server (and a HTTP status of 200)

This is probably a very silly question, but I'm new to this. I am currently learning about system administration, and was asked to set basic monitoring in place (that checks a website returns HTTP 200)...
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nginx return not working

I'm trying to setup nginx server to response 204 or 200 for all GET requests. I've changed following files /etc/nginx/nginx.conf.default /etc/nginx/conf.d/default.conf Added following code. from ...
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How To Serve Static File Directory Over HTTP Using NGINX

Problem A server with NGINX has a directory with files it needs to serve over HTTP. The directory is located at (example): /media/user/data Question What configuration is required in NGINX to ...
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Force http on single page with site wide https is in place

On my website, I have one page that loads content in iframe form other sources and hence cannot have an http connection. I have an SSL installed and have a site wide https forced on all urls. I am ...
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Can't access nginx from outside server

Here I am again with yet again another strange error with nginx. I am running a server with debian and nginx as webserver. Everything was working fine until it suddenly stopped accepting connections ...
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Access to Proxy Protocol address within HAProxy

I am running HAProxy that is receiving layer 4 proxy protocol from an upstream source. I have a need to create a custom HTTP header with the address contained there. I can't seem to find how I can ...
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How to select different backend based on URI when using “mode tcp”

I am using haproxy version 1.6.2 I have enabled http2 using the config below which I need to use "mode tcp". But once I have switched from "mode http" to "mode tcp" I couldn't use acl path_beg to ...
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Enabling both http and https in apache 2 with defaults redirection to https while enabling http

I want to configure my apache2 server as www.example.com site can be view as http and also https. Another thing i need that if i type one "example.com" it will go for https://www.example.com and if i ...
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apache 2.4.7:enable DELETE http method [duplicate]

I've tried to enable DELETE http method for educational scope but didn't reached the goal ... I've read a lot of documentation but don't understand where and do I must set it. First of all where is ...
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nginx force http header overwrite

We had some misplaced http headers on our sites set up for around one day which creates problems on some of our subdomains. Resolving this fault is pretty hard because the headers we sent are valid ...
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Caching large files transparently over HTTP

I have a rather peculiar server set up to work with: I have files stored on an HTTP accessible server (Windows Azure Storage - about 800gb of content) but must serve them to people from a different ...
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Apache 2.2.22 sporadically Changing POST requests from Safari 8,9 to GET

I have had several observations of Safari 8 and 9 sending POST requests to two different Apache 2.2.22 instances which are then passed on to a back-end REST API as GET requests. These happen ...
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Nginx as a caching proxy: Trying a second upstream if first returns 404

For using nginx as a caching proxy, is there a way to configure 2 upstream servers in a way that it always tries the first one unless that one returns a 404, and only in that case it will try the ...
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How to setup an FTP server on Linux that will use an API for authentication rather that a static list of users? [closed]

I'd like to have an FTP server on a Unix machine that will be able to query a certain API (probably via HTTP or local shell script) in order to authenticate the client. It would be enough if there is ...
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Which domain-name was requested? Running virtual hosts on Mongoose web server

I'm currently running Mongoose WebServer 5.5 on Windows 7 I have a number of virtual hosts, running on a single Mongoose server on one IP node. The access log entries are typically 157.55.39.146 - ...