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

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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 ...
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squid transparent proxy seems to “break” internet connectivity (http - port 80 only)

I have had a firewall & proxy server running for the past 2 years. it is based on slackware64 - v14.0 and has generally been up long periods of time between reboots. Up until recently it was ...
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apache2 mod ssl does not respond to wan request

WAN =====> router (interface WAN1 setup with my public ip) ==> NAT incoming 443 connection to ====> Apache2 Web server apache2 is configured with one virtual host on port listening on mysite.com on ...
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Nginx not honoring must-revalidate

I want to use nginx as a caching reverse proxy. I also have a special requirement, which I thought could be accomplished with nginx. I am using Amazon s3 as origin server and I use signed urls to ...
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How to host website over public ip in centos 6 server

I don't have router so i built the system as a router in CentOS 6.4 with the help of IPtables. I have a server which is connected to the Local LAN. suppose 192.168.1.1 Then i forwarded the public ip ...
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Nginx + node.js single page app, sending /index.html and proxying together

I've got a Nginx running, with Node.js on port 3000. location / { root /path/to/my/site; index index.html index.htm; try_files $uri $uri/ @node; } location ...
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Nginx byte-serving http requests

I know it is possible to use Nginx to spread requests over multiple web servers thus doing load balancing. This solution requires back-end servers having high bandwidth and is effective when dealing ...
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Why doesn't Android cache Apple Touch Icons? [closed]

I'm not sure if this applies to every Android phone, but it seems that many Android browsers don't cache the Apple Touch Icon and reload it on every page view. I have the following in the ...
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monit: can't connect to the http interface

I'm setting up monit on a new site, which i'll refer to as mywebsite.com during this question. I've set up the config to access monit's web interface page, but i can't connect to it. I've got a ...
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nginx Request line too large

I'm getting the error: Bad Request Request Line is too large (6060 > 4094) When I access the a specific url on my server like this: /api/categorize?packages=package1,package2,...packageN On ...
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How can i forward the http and ssh port to my internal server using iptables

I do not have the router so i make the Linux system into router having centos 6.4 for forwarding the Public network traffic to my local LAN.It has the two NIC card. one for public ip (eth1) and ...
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OpenConnect causing problems with httpd service

My httpd service was working properly, however whenever using OpenConnect through the box I can no longer connect to the box's webserver, it's giving me a 522 timeout error. Maybe I'm going about ...
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Rewrite rule when source contains a '?' [duplicate]

Scratching my head on this. I have an old URL: http://myserver/blog/archive?openview&type=Category&key=Demo and a new URL http://myserver/blog/categories/Demo I'm trying to get ...
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not able to access xml file from webserver

when i am trying to aceess my html file of xml file after putting it in var/www/html i am not be able to access it from a browser. for example , i have stored crossdomain.xml file in var/www/html ...
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L2TP/IPsec through HTTP Port 80

i got an VPN (L2TP/IPsec) Tunnel running on my synology nas. my router is configured for vpn passthrough. so everything is fine. furthermore i got an webservice running on port 80. now i got the ...
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Optimizing OS for HTTP requests

We make a lot of HTTP requests. Recently, we've started thinking about optimizations at the OS level to make more requests from a single machine. In order to check the performance of our OS, I've ...
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Forward traffic from a socks server to another socks server, based on some application layer “parameters” such as domain name or TLD extension

I want to configure a socks server (with ssh dynamic port forwarding for example) who can forward the traffic to another socks server or http server maybe ... and I want this routing to happens at ...
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very slow outbound HTTP on a webserver

I've got a web server running Windows Server 2008 R2, SP1, and IIS7. It has been running fine for some time, but recently begun having difficulty with outbound HTTP. Attempts to hit web pages from ...
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Create VirtualHosts for zeroconf http services

I have multiple node.js apps running on my computer, and things are getting pretty confusing since the only difference between accessing them is the port number. So I had the idea to use zeroconf to ...
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How do I get check_http -r to look for exactly n instances of a string

I have an URL I can query to make sure that my app is running properly. The results are something like below. Checking that "ok" is in the string does not tell me all is well, I need to know that it ...
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NTLM through proxy server

We use squid as a HTTP proxy (if needed I can modify it's configuration). We want to access a website that uses ntlm for authentication When we go on the website through squid we see a blank page ...
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nginx responding to unknown host names?

I have two domains that point to the same server, one we'll call home and one we'll call web. I'm running nginx on port 80 for HTTP and 443 for HTTPS. In my server definitions, I've defined two ...
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Configure nginx for max-age=0 requests

I'm using nginx as a reverse proxy with proxy_cache. The back-end is setting cache-control response headers which makes nginx serve responses from cache when possible. However I would like to allow ...
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Configuration of nginx for git-http-backend on debian(-based systems)

I'm having trouble to get git-http-backend working using an nginx server on my Ubuntu 13.04 machine. Tried it with Debian 7 before but with similar results. Basically I followed ...
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Why do I get a 404 for my index.page in my http/https nginx setup?

I'm using WPN-XM (stack with Nginx, MariaDB, PHP and OPENSSL) and am trying to setup OpenSSL in a HTTP/HTTPS server. I'm following the instructions from NGINX here and my server starts/stops without ...
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How do I block malicious HTTP request?

since few days, someone is sending thousands of request to a wordpress website hosted on my webserver. A generic log line for this request is: 60.173.10.250 - - [23/Nov/2013:18:24:46 +0100] "GET ...
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The page isn't redirecting properly

I have deploy my web app to EC2(AWS) instance. Firewall, tomcat configuration etc are OK. When i try acess to it via browser i see such error. enter link description here I see this in all browsers. ...
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how to disable http methods via iis

We have unnecessary http methods enabled on one of our servers, and have been advised to disable any methods we do not require. The problem I have is that I am unsure of how to disable the unused ...
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Exclusion in IIS HTTP Redirect

We want to redirect all users to a particular aspx or html page during downtime of the site during deployment. But we want few members from development team would be able to see the site during this ...
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How to redirect https request to http [closed]

Assuming I don't have a valid certificate to handle a https session I want to redirect all https requests to http. Is it possible without opening https session?
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CentOS - Increasing Users Download & Upload Speeds

I have has some clients report that their download speed from my web and ftp servers max out at 4.5Mbps for them, to me thats awesome, but now i am wondering why it stop at 4.5. The services are ...
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Custom “Not Found” with G-WAN Web Server on static content directory

Custom "Not Found (including Text and Headers)" with G-WAN Web Server on static content directory Before I ask my question, note that I have figured out how G-WAN builds responses with scripted ...
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Nginx returning 444 for PUT and DELETE

I'm trying to build a REST API through Nginx and everything works fine except when I the requests are PUT or DELETE. In these cases, Nginx returns 444 (no response). I did some research and all I ...