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

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Reverse Proxy: Capture error pages and serve generic error page from proxy

Architecture : Client | v SSL/HTTP | v HAProxy 1.5-dev12 | v Apache 2.4 mod_proxy | v Backend Web Apps Is it possible, with ...
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Tunnel HTTP traffic from an EC2 instance to an Heroku Application

We have a web application that runs perfectly on Heroku. However, that application is not available from within a given subnetwork due to firewall restriction on the Heroku IPs. So built a simple EC2 ...
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Mod_cache is not logging or caching

Apache 2.2 on RedHat 6.3. I have a virtual host that is setup like so: <VirtualHost xxx.xxx.xxx.xxx:80> ServerAdmin some@email.com DocumentRoot /home/xxxxx/Sites/xxxxxxx.com/htdocs ServerName ...
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Why is $request_time sometimes much bigger than $upstream_response_time?

I have an HTTPS website where sometimes, for the same clients, the $request_time is 10x the $upstream_response_time, or even 100x. I understand the different between the 2 times: $request_time is the ...
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How to fix “The FastCGI process exceeded configured activity timeout” on Windows 8 Pro?

How to fix "The FastCGI process exceeded configured activity timeout" on Windows 8 Pro? Installed FileMaker 12 Advanced Server on Windows 8 Pro box A long running script generates: HTTP Error 500.0 ...
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Wireshark filtering-trying to filter out my own local ip

i'm trying to filter out my ip address(local address) "192.168.5.22" I used "ip.src != 192.168.5.22|| ip.dst !=192.168.5.22"(without quotes) and I keep seeing my address pop up im in a heavy traffic ...
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Can't access my external ip address outside of my LAN, apache server on OS X [closed]

For fun I've been working with a web server on my OS X(10.8.4). Apache and its httpd.conf(/etc/apache2/) file and username.conf(/etc/apache2/users/) files all seem to be fine, I can access my ...
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Slow http responses

I am running an apache web server on debian 6.0 with kernel 2.6.32-5-amd64. In certain times of the day, usually when more people are online, the server have very slow responses. I am sure, that is ...
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IIS8 http keepalive

Due to some trouble regarding authentification:kerberos in IIS 8, an external told me to active the http keepalive in the IIS 8, but a can't find any option. Can't also find a solution at google etc. ...
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Apache: Allow only certain http requests, deny all else

We have an Apache server, on a Windows Server 2008 machine, that is used for specific secure traffic for our customers, like a gateway. Now, I only want to allow traffic for a certain range of secure ...
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413: Request Entity Too Large (client_max_body_size is set)

I'm really not sure where else to look for the answer. Every single guide or question online says to check client_max_body_size and that solves it. For me however, I'm trying to do a large PUT ...
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How to block access from users but not from http?

My web files are located in /var/www/html/example.com/web/ Permissions are: drwxr-xr-x 20 root root 4096 Aug 13 18:22 var ... same for www and html ... drwxr-xr-x 4 root root 4096 Aug 13 ...
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Apache intermittently aborting http requests

I am having the exact same problem as this old listing, which was never solved. Apache intermittently aborting requests if you go to the site below (all the sites on the server are having the same ...
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Zabbix monitor http service with simple check

How can I add trigger, or to be correct .. how should trigger look like, for net.tcp.service[http,80] so it would sound alarm if http is down longer than minute or two. I know that I can set ...
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WD Sentinel DX 4000 Remote Web Access requires port blocked by ISP. Is it possible to change the default ports?

WD Sentinel DX 4000 Remote Web Access requires port blocked by ISP. Is it possible to change the default ports? The ports required are 80 for HTTP, and 443 for HTTPS. I can RDP into the server ...
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How to specify GET path when sending web request to an IP with cURL?

Using output from the command below, % curl -v stackoverflow.com/questions * About to connect() to stackoverflow.com port 80 (#0) * Trying 198.252.206.16... * Connected to stackoverflow.com ...
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What happens when you have both an A Record and a Name Server? [closed]

So, I have a friend trying to do something funky between his primary domain and subdomains. He ultimately needs blog.hisdomain.com to point to a silly cPanel host and his primary domain to point to a ...
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HTTP and SMB over Cisco LAN-to-LAN IPSec-VPN

we are connecting Cisco 887VA router with various other Non-Cisco routers. VPN tunnels are up and we can ping devices on the remote network through the VPN. However, we have a few devices (on the ...
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Why put a reverse proxy in front of a WSGI server?

A typical configuration for deploying a WSGI application includes a WSGI server (such as uWSGI or Gunicorn) behind a general-purpose web server (like nginx) that acts as a reverse proxy. One major ...
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Getting 504 Browser Errors, SSH accessable

I'm getting a 504 Bad gateway error when I try to browse to my site directly by entering the URL, however I can SSH into the publicly accessible machine by using the ip address and the url instead of ...
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file link access via email

we have a server where an application is hosted. in our current configuration, our web server (IBM HTTPD) redirects all its requests to the application server (WAS). Now, we want to access a file ...
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Redirecting HTTP-Request to HTTPS through httpd.conf

I currently try to redirect the HTTP-request to HTTPS, but couldnt find a solution for this, in my httpd.conf I have the following redirection to my Tomcat application: RedirectMatch permanent ^/$ ...
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Is it possible to create Custom Error Log in Apache 2 for 404 hits?

Is it possible to create a log file (for example not_found.log) with only 404 HTTP Status Code with Apache2? Just like this: http://www.helicontech.com/articles/mod_log_config-capabilities/ (Per ...
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What is the appropriate server wait time for a HTTP request [closed]

My understanding is "Wait" time in a HTTP request is what server takes to process and provide an item to the browser. For this website www.winni.in , if you see the waterfall of requests then there ...
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How do high traffic sites service more than 65535 TCP connections?

If there is a limit on the number of ports one machine can have and a socket can only bind to an unused port number, how do servers experiencing extremely high amounts (more than the max port number) ...
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Hosting a web service on port 22… Is that possible? frowned upon? [closed]

I am trying to resolve a client's problem and I had an (bad?) idea... The problem : Client has two web servers running behind his wan router. (physical servers in his building) Each server hosts a ...
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Proxy port 80 to 443 with Netcat/nc

I have a Windows server running a Rails application via the Thin ruby gem web server through Cygwin 32 bit. The server only listens on port 443 and uses HTTPS because it is using LDAP authentication ...
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Reverse HTTP proxy as CDN origin server, how to handle last modified since?

I'm trying to set up redundant origin servers for a CDN that will deliver on demand video files. The current setup is that I have two "media" servers that have a large storage capacity and are running ...
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HTTP digest authentication vs. HTTPS basic authentication [closed]

What is the difference between HTTP Digest Authentication and HTTPS basic authentication from a performance and security point of view?
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Unable to POST/Upload files to a PHP page

I have a weird problem when I try to post contents or upload files by php to my server. After submitting the form it sleeps for a while then shows a page loading error. I tried different contents and ...
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apache2: why all subdomains redirect to www?

I have NameVirtualHost *:80 in ports.conf and a VirtualHost who has ServerName www.mysite.com in my conf file. I also have few subdomains mapped to other VirtualHosts. Currently if I access ...
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How do you change apache to be http 1.0 by default

Is this changed in the httpd.conf? If so, where? I am having problems with having connections staying alive, and I know http 1.0 makes keep alive off by default.
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how to set any browser to no keep alive in apache httpd.conf

I have the following setting for IE in my httpd.conf: BrowserMatch "MSIE 4\.0b2;" nokeepalive downgrade-1.0 force-response-1.0 I want to apply this to all requests that hit my server. My ...
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Default error page in SSRS 2008

We are using SSRS 2008. Is there a way to show a default error page if there is an error in the Reporting Services? If so how do I go about doing this? Currently getting the following error..... ...
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Can't get nginx to reply to ab with compressed content

ab -n 1 -H 'Accept-Encoding: gzip, deflate' http://mywebsite.com/ This always returns the uncompressed content (I can see that both from its size and because I'm sniffing the traffic with ngrep). ...
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How to prevent nginx from caching certain files?

Is it possible to configure nginx to never cache certain files? I have two files on the root directory, index.html and list.json, and I want to disable caching for them completely. Can this be done by ...
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java http service on mac server with Apple server admin

I've written a simple com.sun.net.httpserver.HttpServer program that runs on a non-server mac. When I visit http://localhost:39600/test in a web browser, it gives me the correct response: "Here's my ...
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HTTP response getting cancelled but server side execution is completing

My problem is: HTTP request gets cancelled after 2 minutes but server side processing still continues. I have large data processing and my database contains huge data.So i am using a normal form ...
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“Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)” bot in China regularly starts HTTP downloads

Since about two months, a software package (~20 MiB, .tar.gz) we host on AWS is downloaded ~600 times a day by somebody using the bogus UA string from the title. The HTTP referrer is set to a ...
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nagios - HTTP CRITICAL Socket timeout after 10/20/60 seconds

I just installed nagios on a server machine, only to be greeted with a critical error on the HTTP service. the error is HTTP CRITICAL - Socket timeout after 10 seconds I searched for this error ...
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How to change URL parameter using transparent proxy

I have a subnet of computers connected to Internet through a router (which could be a HTTP proxy as well). My goal is to change URL parameter for a one single URL. If users go to ...
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Handling user state across servers

I have two servers running Apache for the same domain name. Server A runs most of the web site (www.domain.com), except for one sub-directory (www.domain.com/photos/) that is set up as an HTTP proxy ...
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Odd httpd behavior while uploading a file

OK, so I'm uploading a 350meg zip file. The file one uploaded is unzipped and the contents are processed. The processing consists of reading in a data file, then copying and thumbnailing images, the ...
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Nginx rewrite issue

I would like a particular configuration for one of my virtual servers but I have a problem explaining that to Nginx :) Its quite simple. If the URI looks like ...
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HTTP redirect with IIS 7.5

I have two intranet ASP.NET MVC web applications hosted in one website which could be accessed by the paths: localserver/old and localserver/new. I've moved logic from the first app to the second app ...
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vhosts with various hosts and http/https

I have the file underneath in my vhosts.d directory and it's called hosts.conf (from what I gather the name isn't a problem). Now there are various hosts as you can see, if I use http (port 80) no ...
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Cannot connect to Windows Server 2008 R2 via http, https works

I've been having a problem with my WS2008R2 server ever since I started IIS7 for the first time. I've been managing to work around it so far, because https access works normally. http, however, has ...
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MaxClients keeps getting surpassed on web application server

I am running a web application on a CentOs 6 machine with 4 gigs of memory and 3 processor cores (Intel Xeon 2.9 Ghz). Every morning between 8.30 and 9.30 AM (which coincides with the time period ...
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“A” record redirect gives 400 Bad Request in nginx [closed]

I've registered a domain with NameCheap and have set up an A redirect to my web server. Visiting the server directly (http://1.2.3.4) is fine, but going through the domain name returns 400 Bad Request ...
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Nginx blocking webstes with proxy_pass

I have an Nginx script that proxied HTTP request using this: proxy_pass http://$http_host$uri$is_args$args; I have a list of websites and I want to make it just these ones accessbile by the proxy. ...