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 you set up a reverse proxy to forward requests based on request content and/or parameters?

I'm trying to set up a reverse proxy that forwards requests to different servers based on content in the body of the request itself. For example, if the request has a parameter 'type' = 'A', I'd like ...
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how to force a http webapp so use https (ssl)?

On our Linux Server we got some sort or WebApp running its own little webserver using http ONLY. That means it does not support ssl by itself. So im looking for a way to have "something" packed in ...
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create tunnel in order to access https via port 443

I have win machine that connected to Linux server 192.9.100.10 And Linux server has connectivity to the IBM blade center management GUI - 192.9.100.200 From my WIN machine I not have connectivity to ...
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Calculate HTTP Digest

I am just trying to calculate the response for an HTTP Digest Authentication. Imagine the example from RFC2617. I extracted the folling variables: USER="Mufasa" REALM="testrealm@host.com" ...
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Iptables redirect HTTP traffic to proxy

I have a local HTTP proxy running, if I configure my browser to go through it works perfectly but I would need to leave the browser configuration blank and only redirect the traffic to the proxy with ...
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Multiple redirection issue with Apache http proxy

I am using Apache and tomcat in my environment. Communication between there two servers is http(not AJP). Here is my configurations from httpd.conf file ProxyRequests On NameVirtualHost *:80 ...
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Setting up CORS for a specific method and url

First of all, apologies if you think this should be on stackoverflow.com - it seemed more suitable for this site but it's a bit borderline. We have a partner site, i'll call it http://bob.com. For ...
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What would be a portable nignx HTTP access log format to use with nginx?

I am looking for a way to store that logs in a common format so they can easily be recognized and parsed by most tools. I am interested about a format that is automatically recognized by goaccess ...
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Setting HTTP proxy in OpenVPN client

I'm having trouble configuring my OpenVPN client to use an HTTP proxy. If I don't enter any proxy information in the client.ovpn file I get the following output: Mon Jun 29 14:30:07 2015 OpenVPN ...
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How to transparently cache git clone?

I would like to offer a continuous integration service (I'm planning to use hudson, but the solution should work for others as well) with a web interface where a user will define a SCM URL (e.g. a git ...
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XSS Vulnerability with PCI RapidComply

I have a website hosted on an Apache Tomcat 7 server that uses the Authorize.net gateway and merchant services to handle payment. I recently ran a required PCI Compliance test against my website, and ...
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What cache control headers will prevent revalidation? [duplicate]

I'm trying to set cache control headers on a /static/ directory such that browsers will use a cached copy of the file without revalidating it. Links to files in this directory include the timestamp ...
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410 error when using website validator

I am trying to ping my website http://www.saranshsingh.com/ and it fails PING http://www.saranshsingh.com/ (198.105.254.228): 56 data bytes Request timeout for icmp_seq 0 Request timeout for icmp_seq ...
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How to get a client IP address from a specific network?

I have a condition to filtering IP address from client, and I just have their IP network like this 1.1.0.0/17. If some client from this network will be filtered as special user on my website. And I ...
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If mod_expires is used in .htaccess will modified files be downloaded by the client

I'm trying to employ caching to speed up the response time of a website. Most of the documentation I have read suggests setting expiration to +1 month from time of access as follows: ExpiresActive On ...
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IIS 7.5 with Windows authentication - intermittent error 400 on POST

Our app runs on IIS 7.5 with Windows Authentication enabled. When uploading files via POST, some users are reporting intermittent Error 400s from IIS with an "Invalid Verb" message. I was able to ...
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yum repo responding with [Errno 14] HTTP Error 403 - Forbidden

I am trying to set up a YUM repository containing some RPM packages from our nightly Jenkins build. The YUM repo resides on the Jenkins server in a repository folder [path to ...
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Apache and mod_wsgi returning 504 error when posting specific SVG string

I have a wierd 504 error occuring in Apache + mod_wsgi when I post a specific SVG string. The backend application is Python Flask, but it does not seem to get to the application at all. Here is one ...
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Squid3 blocking all sites except restricted sites

I have a configuration file and in the lines where I have my allowed and restricted sites, I have the following: acl AllowedSites dstdomain "/home/john/squid3_sites/allowed-sites.squid" acl ...
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Apache server not handling load

I have something set up incorrectly on a server and I cannot figure out what it is. The server is an Intel Xeon E3-1270 V2 3.5GHZ with 16gb memory. The software is Apache 2.4 PHP 5.5 using DSO for the ...
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Is there a reverse Proxy for REST interfaces, which requires approval?

My organization employs a number of services that expose REST interfaces. POST, PUT or DELETE requests to such an interface can be destructive. Using firewalls and user authentication, we can restrict ...
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Benchmarks for server response time [closed]

I was testing my website’s performance on Google Page Speed and it mentioned the response time at It average between .6-.8 seconds. What’s the optimal server response time that’s acceptable? Is ...
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How to configure nginx to send traffic to internal ip based on hostname? [closed]

I'm planning on setting up a VPS "service" just for a couple of my friends to use, but I only have one IP. I'd like to set up nginx so it works like this: domain1 . com -> 192.168.1.1 domain2 . com ...
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Sending XML Response When Maxed Allowed Connections Reached to Servlet

I have a requirement to limit the number of incoming connections, and if another connection is initiated as the limit is reached to send an XML response. This is for JBoss EAP 6, but a general ...
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Upload large files with curl without RAM cache.

I'm using curl to upload large files (from 5 to 20Gb) to HOOP based on HDFS (Hadoop Cluster) as follows: curl -f --data-binary "@$file" "$HOOP_HOST$UPLOAD_PATH?user.name=$HOOP_USER&op=create" ...
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How to remove certain http headers from request in Forefront TMG

how can I use forefront as a web proxy and remove or override certain HTTP headers in my outgoing traffic? for example I want TMG to change the following header: Accept ...
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How to restrict samba shared files access in web browser?

I have configured samba to share the files.But i want to restrict these shared files are showing except authorized users in the web browser. for ex: My smb.conf file is [Creative] printable ...
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Too Many HTTP Requests from one source

We are having an issue at one of our customer sites where Tripwire is flagging events when more than 1000 HTTP connections are being individually created from different IP addresses within a span of ...
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Install web layer in OpenERP 8 as a stand-alone HTTP server

In Odoo 6.0, when downloading OpenERP, there are openerp web (for web server), and openerp server source code tarball separately. From version 6.1, they made it all-in-one, OpenERP is an HTTP web ...
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Sending files via HTTP [closed]

I have a server set up that contains a file (let's call it hello_world.txt) somewhere on the server's local file system, for example /home/yak/hello_world.txt. I would like to retrieve that file ...
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How does a load-balancer manages end user http sessions? [duplicate]

I don not have experience with Load balancer. But I know what is load balancer i.e. balancing the load of user requests to multiple servers. OR Distributes workloads across multiple computing ...
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wget receives the file and hangs [closed]

I am trying to beat weird problem - wget gets the file, saves it to disk and hangs. Here is the details: wget --server-response --ca-directory=/etc/ssl/certs --no-dns-cache -T 1 --read-timeout=1 ...
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pingdom sacking my site's resources [closed]

It appears that somebody created a pingdom account to ping my site once a minute, and since my website isn't hosted on a very strong server anyway, those requests get heavy and slow down the server, ...
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The server committed a protocol violation. Section=ResponseHeader Detail=CR must be followed by LF [closed]

I've tested my website with mxtoolbox.com and got this message: Result: The server committed a protocol violation. Section=ResponseHeader Detail=CR must be followed by LF I've googled around ...
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Varnish keeps getting MISS when Nginx is backend server

I am experiencing a really weird situation where Varnish works fine with hitting directly to application server (Play server), but not working with Nginx as web sever. Working: Varnish:6081 => ...
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Disable authentication for HTTP OPTIONS method (preflight request)

One recurring problem with CORS is that the spec prescribes request headers get stripped from the preflight request (HTTP OPTIONS). However if the server requires authentication, this means the ...
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Nginx multiple roots

I'd like to divert off requests to a particular sub-directory, to another root location. How? My existing block is: server { listen 80; server_name www.domain.com; location / { ...
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Nginx on VM on ded. root server has very slow download rates

I'm running VMware ESXI on a kimsufi dedicated root with 100Mbit/s network access. As the root has only 1 public IPv4 available and ESXi cannot NAT its VMs, I assigned the public IP to VM#1 which is ...
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fully qualified domain names, dhcp dns search suffixes, and trailing dots

http://www.stackoverflow.com./ does not work, notice trailing dot. Bad Request - Invalid Hostname HTTP Error 400. The request hostname is invalid. Should servers be configured to deny any URLs ...
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Will HTTP/2 work with Apache acting as a reverse proxy to an OpenLightSpeed server?

Before wasting my time and doing something I figured I would ask the question first. I really want to try out HTTP/2 and since Apache does not have a module for it yet I figured I would use ...
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Http Requests: how to identify a machine using multiple IP addresses

I have an http server. Is it possible to identify a machine, which is making http requests to my http server using different IP addresses? In other words, is it possible to identify a machine, by ...
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HTTP response returns valid content-length header but no message body

I've recently found a very strange problem which I can't explain. After posting a HTTP request to our server occasionally the following response will occur: HTTP/1.1 200 OK Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2015 ...
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HTTP to HTTPS redirect loop

Firstly, I know there is a million of copies of this question already but after hours of trying solutions from all of them I've got nowhere. So I want to redirect all incoming HTTP traffic on my ...
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SSL not working with subdomains

I have an issue here, I am new on this, I've been watching some tutorials and I see that everything is OK in my configuration but I can not access to my page with the subdomains. Here is the report ...
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No response from a remote linux server on specified ports

I have a remote CentOS 6.5 server that is running a tomcat 8 web server (AKA servlet) on port 54321 and I can't access it from my computer, although I'm establishing a successful SSH connection ...
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Server not responding from outside the LAN

I have an Ubuntu Server 14.04 running Apache that is behind a corporate firewall. This has been working fine for the last month but now the server is not responding to requests coming from outside the ...
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nginx redirect http to https not working

I am trying to reroute from http to https. For example you visit example.com and you will be automatically redirected to https://example.com. I tryed using this one: server { listen ...
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Error: No 'Access-Control-Allow-Origin' header is present on the requested resource. (NGINX)

I am using NGINX and I am receiving that error in the browser's console. I am so frustrated. According to my boss, I need to set up cors which what I did and still I am getting the same error. This ...
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What should I do to know if SSL is working? [closed]

I am working with NGINX, I just set up a domain and subdomain where I need to have SSL on both. Look at the server block for the subdomain server { listen 80; listen 443 ssl; server_name ...
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HTTP POST request using Curl: why nothing works?

I want to submit a form of with the following information: <form enctype="mutlipart/form-data" method="post" action="/command"> <input tyep="submit" value=" Generate Snapshot " ...