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

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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 repo]/jenkins-nightly-...
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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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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 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 => Play:...
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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 10:...
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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 (that'...
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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 80;...
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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 " name="...
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Refused to connect to 'http://someURL' because it violates the following Content Security Policy directive: “connect-src http://someURL”

Well, that's the error which comes up from my browser console, I am working with one domain and that domain has only one sub-domain, and I still don't have access to the sub-domain. Actually I am ...
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Website does not get displayed when using IP adress from lookup [closed]

I recently switched my domain to a new ISP and bought a webhosting package. After checking the IP of my server using who.is, I noticed, that my website can not be viewed directly using the IP. ...
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nginx proxy_pass rewrite of response header location

The aim of this nginx instance is to get GitLab and OpenWRT Luci to redirect through a reverse proxy. It's already working for several other websites, all which have a base url which seems to counter ...
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Can I safely remove the Via http header?

I have a Internet facing service that provides APIs over https - json, xml and the like - something like https://api.example.org/api/foo. The API's are generally built from corporate internal services,...
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Something preventing http requests from public ip addresses from reaching windows 8.1 update iis

I have three Windows hosts on the same private LAN, each hosting an IIS default website. One host is running Windows 7 Pro, while the other two are running Windows 8.1 Update Version 6.3 (Build 9600)....
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Unable to connect via apache port

I created a new VirtualHost file with the folllowing parameters: <VirtualHost *:6060> ServerAdmin xxx@xxx.systems DocumentRoot /var/www/xxx/httpdocs <Directory /var/www/xxx/...
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Apache randomly stops serving HTTPS, but HTTP works just fine

We have this Apache on Windows Server 2012: Server version: Apache/2.4.9 (Win32) Apache Lounge VC10 Server built: Mar 17 2014 10:48:43 Most of the time, it works perfectly, but from time to time (...
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Response time slows as the day goes on, where to start troubleshooting?

My IT people just shrug their shoulders when I bring this up, so I am turning to SE for some help. I think this image shows it best. Quite simply, as the day goes on response time gets worse and ...
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How to fix Image Swapping Issue in iOS 8 with keep-alive + HTTP Pipe-lining?

Ever since iOS8, the sites I managed are experiencing an intermittent problem in which images are swapping locations with other images. This has been mentioned in a number of places, but with no ...
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apache allowoverride points to wrong location

I installed a Slim framework to create a API and located this under /opt/modul/www/api index.php slim/ so the index.php is my main API file. And I want to access this in the browser under ...
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Decrypt a Header in Apache (HTTPD)

I've been asked to have a look at whether it's possible to decrypt a header during the processing of the request. The specific use case is to respond to the decrypted contents of the header by ...
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Can IE be considered a reasonable website access test for the .Net framework

We are currently updating our SSL cipher settings in order to improve our SSL rating. The changes included the removal of SSL3 and RC4 ciphers. However this appears to have caused problems with some ...
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Diagnosing a 2-minute delay in HTTP GET request

Under narrow circumstances, I get a 100% reproducible delay of approximately 2 minutes when I request a public web page. The page in question: https://id.openjdk.java.net/console/login Splicing ...
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Is the hostname part of HTTP(S) URLs truly case-insensitive?

Is it safe to use http(s)://CompanyName.com/xyz as URL (e.g. for branding purposes) without any changes to the service-side configs? I know that DNS is case-insensitive, but could there still be side-...
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Inject header in HAProxy redirect function

I have HAProxy 1.5.8. I have this basic 301 rule : frontend http_frontend bind *:80 mode http redirect location https://xxxx.com code 301 The response looks like this : HTTP/1.1 301 Moved ...
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IIS 8 and MSMQ over HTTP without WCF

I am trying to config a new Server 2012 R2 server running IIS 8 and MSMQ. I have create a private queue and trying to send it messages over HTTP from a server in another domain. I have granted the ...
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Nagios check_http gives 'HTTP/1.0 503 Service Unavailable' for HAProxy'd site

I asked this on stackoverflow, but I think it's better suited for here. Can't figure this one out! OS: CentOS 6.6 (Up-To-Date) I get the following 503 error when using my nagios check_http check (...