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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Https to http redirect for only one of multiple sites on the same server

I have several sites on a single server, and an SSL certificate. The problem is that i need to redirect all sites from https to http except one, which should be the only site using https. Say, ...
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AWS EC2 : No HTTP Traffic after reboot but SSH is ok

I have a small ami EC2 instance @ AWS. I had to reboot yesterday and after reboot, I couldn't access the websites hosted on the EC2 while there was no problem at all through SSH. Things I checked ...
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Apache: SSL and Non-SSL (without VirtualHosts?)

I have a web server and have two folders I would like to treat differently. One folder on the local filesystem should use SSL and the other should not, for example: /path/to/ssl/site ...
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Do I need to receive the private key from VeriSign?

I requested a trial certificate from Verisign which I received via email and thus the intermediate and root ones. What I reveived was an PEM certificate, the one with BEGIN and END CERTIFICATE. I'm ...
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How can I tell which server I've been load balanced to?

I want to test some configuration changes to one-way synchronisation between two servers that sit behind a load balancer (this is all Rackspace Cloud infrastructure FYI). The problem I have is that I ...
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Tomcat 8.15 APR Poller failed with error 610,038

I was testing my server with JMeter but when I reach an Highload the server tends to have this error logged on the console and it keeps a lot of active threads on apparent deadlock : 30-Jan-2015 ...
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Can mod_rewrite [P]roxy to an HTTPS url when the inbound request URL is HTTP?

I have a host (IIS6, running an implementation of mod_rewrite for windows, by a co called Micronovae. It works well) that has a site at http://some.host.com I also have another host (on Microsoft ...
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TCP window on Video Server

I am trying to benchmark the performance of my HLS video server. My server is a pretty naive one at the moment: Just an NGINX file server. (HLS delivers video over HTTP by splitting it up into files ...
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Nginx doesn't decrement max-age

I'm trying to set up Nginx as a reverse proxy for my Rails application running on Unicorn. My app has some public pages that I'd like to cache for a duration for 60 minutes, so I set the max-age ...
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Maximum number of HTTP request in squid proxy server

I have single Squid 3.4 instance running on Ubuntu Linux server. It is running in forward proxy mode and it is intercepting all HTTPS traffic. I am currently load testing squid setup. My setup is as ...
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HTTP URL Redirection Command Line Trace [closed]

I have to produce definitive evidence that can be documented on a piece of paper, proving that one URL redirects to another. When you browse to the URL in question, the web server responds with an ...
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Haproxy: How to balance traffic within directory reached?

I want to know if there's a way to balance the traffic within directories using haproxy. I have haproxy balancing all HTTP traffic to server1 & server2. What I want is to balance all images ...
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Redirect https to http in apache 2.2 on CentOS 6 [duplicate]

I have apache2.2 on CentOS 6, having SSL enabled in configuration block. It serves the SSL pages for a host name first.defaultdomain.com (example) which is mapped to the default IP of the server. ...
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Manage several sub domains with nginx

I like to handle different sub domains in my Nginx server, this is my config file (partially) server { listen 80 default_server; listen ...
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This page has a redirect loop when using HTTP Redirect in IIS 8

This one's got me...all I'm trying to do is use the HTTP Redirect feature in IIS 8 to redirect to a different page/directory, but when I do, it says this page has a redirect loop. The site has ...
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Script to verify/monitior HTTP caching headers [closed]

We'd like to verify that all our websites use the correct HTTP caching headers. Is there a script out there to make a request to a website, check its response headers and report whether it will be ...
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What will happen if I force https for my image hosting site via .htaccess but embed an image with an http link? [closed]

I've built myself a small image hosting service for my own projects and I recently switched the site to https which works perfectly. Now I made a .htaccess file with a rewrite rule as described here ...
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mod_security block requests by http-host header

The last few days I noticed some servers being hammered with unknown requests. Most of them are like the following: 60.246.*.* - - [03/Jan/2015:20:59:16 +0200] "GET ...
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Measuring request response time by port

So, I'm currently working on a project in which I spin up a set docker image on a number of different machines and configurations. This image basically contains a web server that accepts a number of ...
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Apache mod_rewrite rules aren't triggering?

I have an archive of the Twitch Plays Pokemon Reddit updates on my server (http://flarn2006.dyndns.org/tppupdates/). Some of them include links of the format "/u/username", which is valid on Reddit, ...
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HAProxy doesn't keep-alive http connection

I've switched on the option http-keep-alive in the defaults, as well as tried it in the frontend definition. But the Response Headers in the browser never show up keep-alive, although its there in ...
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Are redirected GET request to HTTPS secure?

This affects a lot of thank-you pages from 3rd party carts, etc. Are GET requests to HTTP that are redirect to HTTPS secure? Or, can they be snooped before the redirect takes place? Thank you
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HTTPS posts to HTTP URL's insecure?

Have to deal with some incorrectly assigned/redirected posts from an HTTPS server to HTTP URL's. How much of a security risk are these? Are they vulnerable to something like a man-in-the-middle ...
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Do incoming https posts require https URL's

We would like to have HTTP posts from secure servers be secure on our end. Do the posts need to be made to https://ourserver.com, or does it work to post to http://ourserver.com, and then redirect to ...
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Proxy-attack simulation

I have a WS2008 x64 server, that has NodeJS application working on its 80 port. Server constantly receives queries from different IP-addresses that are trying to use my application as a proxy. NodeJS ...
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DELL PE 2950/1950 IPMI iso from internet

I'm wondering if I could ask my IPMIs to load the OS ISO to boot from an Internet/HTTP URL? Have anyone already tried such a thing?
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Run two services with the same public port

Say I have http://localhost:8080 pointing to my Jenkins instance and http://localhost:8081 pointing to my Jira instance, what do I need to do to acess my services like http://localhost/jenkins and ...
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Nginx: Prevent non-www address from redirecting to www?

My site uses both www and non-www addresses for our site (dcturano.com). The problem I'm having is that the server is redirecting non-www traffic to www traffic. How do I prevent this? server { ...
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Add HTTP authentication to wp-login.php and wp-admin vps wide [closed]

In order to protect customer's WordPress installs and the vps itself, i would like to know how i can add "HTTP authentication" to wp-login.php and wp-admin folder vps wide, for each WordPress install. ...
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Is it possible to block HTTP traffic from specific machines?

I have some web crawlers, and a specific website seems to be blocking traffic temporarily after some time. The thing is, even though all clients have the same external IP address (they access the ...
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enable java app to establish http connection under network of VPN.

Some relative question http://stackoverflow.com/questions/17170980/connect-to-http-server-behind-vpn-with-java has already asked in Stack Overflow while I don't still have a solution since this should ...
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HAProxy 1.5 SSL and many website

Actually I'm hosting hundred website on Apache2 with some HTTP and some HTTPS, I'm preparing a new hosting infrastructure and I'm using HAProxy to loadbalance all my HTTP and HTTPS query on my ...
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access hierarchy between php and httpd

The objective is to control access to a php/httpd app, owncloud, to specific identified ip addresses. Both php and httpd appear to have mechanisms to do this, php is through a config.php file with ...
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HTTP Protocol Information Leak [closed]

I have done a test and The result is HTTP Packet Inspection (Low)back Port: http (80/tcp) Summary: This test gives some information about the remote HTTP protocol - the version used, whether HTTP ...
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HTTP connection keepalive logic [closed]

I am fairly new to HTTP and pardon me if the question looks stupid. I cant get my head around the HTTP keepalive logic. I am studying HTTP definitive guide. We send multiple requests , response over ...