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

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Can't get MSMQ to receive messages via FQDN via HTTP

Context - Server 2008 R2 with private queue, IIS setup. Sending messages via HTTP from other computers. [MSMQ is not in the 'default web site'. I changed the ID of my website to 1 to install msmq ...
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“\xc2:\xc2” in HTTP proxy GET request

Recently I came across lines like these in an HTTP server's access_log (I've changed the real image to "someimage.jpg" - you can browse the images folder directly since directory listing is allowed, ...
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Tunnel over HTTP Server [closed]

As you know, in many countries censorships are prevents us to reach some sites. In Turkey, there will be censorships on Facebook and Youtube. I thought It will be great to pass these censorships ...
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Apache proxy HTTP CONNECT method handshake failure between Apache server and destination server

Apache/2.2.25 (Win32) mod_ssl/2.2.25 OpenSSL/0.9.8y I'm trying to get the HTTP CONNECT method working with Apache. I'm testing it with two different destination servers. It works fine with one ...
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In apache how do you validate that the logged in username matches the directory name?

Sometimes you want to setup a directory structure in apache such that logged in users can only see their own directory. (i.e. the directory name and the username match.) What do you put in the ...
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Open Web Content with parameter on Domino Web Server

I have an ExtJS application in my IBM Domino HTTP Server in the WebContent directory. Since the ExtJS application interacts with Domino server application, I can't switch servers. Said application's ...
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APC Memory Pool and Apache Problems

i have a problem with my APC and Apache. Since i have been installed APC on my VPS, i face to many problems. Here is one of them. My Apache keeps falling down, server port :80 is available, but its ...
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Huge Response Time On Uploads

After i updated my Apache from 2.2 to 2.4 i started to have a huge response time only on HTTP Posts with uploads on HTTP GET or HTTP normal POST all great i don't no what happen the only thing i'm ...
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Add my User to www-data group on fedora? [duplicate]

So I am setting up a localhost for web development on my Fedora 20 desktop. I have installed httpd and so forth... The issue I have is adding my user to the /var/www and to /var/www/html. I looked ...
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Ascertaining a GET path

I am looking for some clarification on GET. If I have a URI such as https://google.com/something/ and I try to access that webpage, web servers interpret this as a GET request for /something/ rather ...
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Override SSH message when accessed via HTTP

If you access my server via HTTP using the SSH port (22), you'll see a message like this: SSH-2.0-OpenSSH_5.9p1 Debian-5ubuntu1.1 Could be possible to display a different message?
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What is HTTP COOK request method in my logs?

I'm seeing entries in my Apache logs like the following 178.216.185.210 - - [24/Feb/2014:11:46:40 -0500] "COOK /freesearch.php?portal=0a9&... HTTP/1.0" 303 589 "-" "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; ...
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Nginx GeoIP load balancing with failover

I am attempting to set up a test Nginx load balanced environment. So far I have sucessfully configured a load balancer nginx-balancer1 and 3 servers to serve webpages nginx1, nginx2 & nginx3. I ...
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nginx ssl virt host issue - site won't load

I have configured nginx for port 80 and 443, with 443 containing an ssl cert configuration. When I restart nginx, no errors occur, so I don't believe it's a cert issue, but of course I could be ...
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Configuring multiple Nginx load balancers for failover

I am attempting to set up a test Nginx load balanced environment. So far I have sucessfully configured a load balancer nginx-balancer1 and 3 servers to serve webpages nginx1, nginx2 & nginx3. ...
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Apache SSL virtual host using SNI ignores ServerName

I would like to serve SNI-enabled clients that send the wrong host name a 400 Bad Request, but Apache always serves the default virtual host in this situation. I cannot add a default virtual host that ...
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Configure GIT server over HTTP using LDAP

I am quite new to GIT and overall am not very experienced in infrastructure setup. However, what I am trying to do seems to be very basic and I am not able to do it. I am trying to create a GIT ...
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Accessing Server Remotely Without Forwarding Ports?

I'm setting up a Debian web server in my school that people need to be able to access outside of the school (i.e. website needs to be accessible from outside the local network). The problem is, they ...
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Nginx dropping events with connection refused after accepting few connection

I have setup with nginx as loadbalancer and python application running on nodes behind loadbalancers. We collect events from one of the busy mobile sites, it sends a event connecting to our api ...
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Strange log entries in apache access log that contain the server name

In my apache access log I occasionally find entries that look like this: 63.186.66.22 - - [20/Feb/2014:00:00:03 +0100] "POST https://www.myserver.com:8080/some/path HTTP/1.1" 200 446 "-" instead of ...
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Nagios check a number inside an API response

Ok so I want to use Nagios to check a 3rd party service I am subscribed to. They have an API that displays how much credit I have left. I originally bought 5000 credit and I need to have a warning ...
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Manage multiple ports with Apache Tomcat

I already switched my default port from 8080 to 80, but here's a problem: I need to also be able to manage port 8000, too. Current ports are: 8080, 80. How do I map a new port (8000) to a new webapp? ...
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Inconsistent server connectivity with System.Net.HttpWebRequest

I have a production database server (Windows Server 2008 / SQL Server 2008) which has a .NET CLR Assembly referenced on it with a CLR function called dbo.fnu_RequestUrl. The purpose of this function ...
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User using our client to authenticate with our servers are met with the 4XX errors

I am currently debugging an issue with one user unable to communicate with our auth servers. This issue is important to us because it's one user, which likely could stem to more users as we grow. ...
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http daemon not responding

If I run a php file at the command prompt, it works as expected. But it does not load from browser. # php /var/www/html/adminer.php When I try to access the same file from browser, I get an error: ...
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Issues with authenticating through HTTP POST

I am currently investigating an issue with our web authentication server not working for a small subset of users. Our method of authentication involves sending a hash through an HTTP POST. My ...
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Does HSTS HTTP Strict-Transport-Security has to be sent with any response file?

I have to add security measures to a website running a Tomcat 6 application server. One of it is adding the HTTP Strict-Transport-Policy Header. I did this by adding a filter which is in turn adding ...
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python urllib2 hangs when invoked by apache

I have a python script that reads a resource using urllib2 like so response = urllib2.urlopen('http://www.google.com') html = response.read() response.close() which works fine when invoked in a ...
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SSL/TLS cert: Get alternative name to work with LAN IP

I have created my own CA and imported its root certificate on my devices. I use a signed SSL certificate to provide myself with remote access to my NAS. When I access my NAS over the proper URL (e.g. ...
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Why wget doesn't read HTTP_PROXY in uppercase format?

I know in unix/linux the enviroment variables are uppercase, like LD_LIBRARY_PATH ; HOME ; $USER and so on. Today playing with wget I saw this commands just uses lowercase enviroment variables: env | ...
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Force https entire site without redirecting http to https

There were a plenty of discussions while I was researching how to make my entire site https. The most answers were to redirect http to https (.htaccess file), which is not good, because it's not good ...
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Redirecting and changing protocol from http to https using CNAME

Hi I bought a domain with dreamhost. example.com. Now I want to redirect it to one of my azure VM at https://example.cloudapp.net. Apparently it needed to change the protocole as well. Based on my ...
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What does http code 206 (partial content) really mean?

I'm building a page (using video.js, should it matter) that holds players for a reasonably large number of videos -- click a button on a thumbnail of the image and a modal player opens up, playing the ...
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Random Switch from HTTP to HTTPS

For quiet sometime I've been dealing with a random switch from HTTP to HTTPS, at times it vanishes after a few attempts to remove the https from the url, otherwise I have to clear my cache to be ...
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HTTP 301 moved for all nginx URL to a single HTTPS

Below is a config file that I am using with Nginx to redirect all WWW and non-WWW to the https:/domain.com URL server { listen 80 443; server_name domain.com www.domain.com; ...
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Does the DNS resolver know about the application layer protocol in use? [closed]

My iPad's 3G connection usually gets hijacked and shows me my provider's welcome page every time I first browse the internet. I have noticed that this only happens when using HTTP, and pages that use ...
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Is it bad to redirect http to https?

I just installed an SSL Certificate on my server. I use a web hosting panel called ZPanel that is an open source project. It then set up a redirect for all traffic on my domain on Port 80 to ...
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Serving image content over https, must encryption strength match that of the main website?

Im looking at migrating my website to https throughout. I have a server responsible for the HTML/PHP, and 4 other servers which serve image content Now clearly all the image servers need to be https ...
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Can not access single HTTPS domain [duplicate]

I'm having a very weird issue with a certain HTTPS site. I have no crazy network setup or firewalls. Just computers behind a cable modem. I feel dumb but I can't figure it out for the life of me. ...
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What exactly is controlling single HTTP requests speed? [closed]

As you may know using multiple HTTP threads when downloading a file from a server can significantly increase your download speeds if not max it out. What is control of determine the throughput of ...
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How to set up port forwarding on Amazon EC2

I have a web application running on Amazon EC2. It listens on port 9898. I can access it by entering the ip address and port number. e.g 1.2.3.4:9898 However, what I'd really like to be able to do ...
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Nginx ignores HTTP Authentication for WordPress login directory

I am running WordPress in a subfolder of my domain for testing and development purposes on a VPS LEMP-stack. In order to password-protect the wp-login.php with an etxra layer, I used HTTP ...
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How to properly use nginx echo support to respond with a 504 inline page?

I am trying to reply with a custom 504 page by using nginx echo support but for some strange reason when this is active the browser downloads the response instead of opening it. server { ...
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Git with Smart HTTP Transport. Is git update-server-info needed?

I am setting up a Git server using HTTP transport. As both my server and the clients will be using Git >= 1.6.6, Smart HTTP Transport is enabled. The Git manual section about the HTTP/S Protocol says ...
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Need to DUPLICATE HTTP requests to two servers

We're developing an new server to replace an old one, and want to put the side by side for before & after tests - so that we can compare the end result and find the discrepancies. The input to ...
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Why is scp much slower than http?

I have an instance on Amazon EC2 which holds a large-ish file (~180MB). I need to copy that file to my local machine, so naturally I tried scp. After trying multiple times only to get max speeds of ...
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How can I ensure HTTP requests from many servers goes through one IP address? (i.e. client-side load balancing)

We have many machines that for security reasons need to communicate through a somewhat static set of IP addresses. ("Somewhat" meaning, manual maintenance once in a while is okay, but new IPs cannot ...
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some outgoing http connections fail

After a recent reboot, my server is unable to connect via http, but not all the time. I have an accept rule for port 80, here is my iptables: Chain INPUT (policy ACCEPT) target prot opt source ...
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How to trick web browser about Range Requests?

I'm using Apache HTTP server 2.2 with ubuntu 12.04 (with mod_rewrite & mod_headers ) I've changed server config to MaxRanges none So now when Web browser hits server he receives answer ...
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iptables for Windows to redirect traffic

I am currently testing my server traffic and would like to route all incoming+outgoing traffic so as to be picked up by Burpsuite for analysis. Ideally, all traffic from ports 80 and 443 should be ...