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

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How to filter / redirect URLs coming into the network?

I am not sure if this is possible, or not but what I would like to do is as follows: I have one IP address (dynamic using zoneedit.com to keep it uptodate). I have one webserver running my main site ...
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Squid throws error, The requested URL could not be retrieved

Sometimes I am getting the following error The requested URL could not be retrieved While trying to retrieve the URL: http://groups.google.com/ The following error was encountered: Unable to ...
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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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Cannot curl webserver from outside network [migrated]

I have a webserver running on one of my home computers. I am able to access it within my network, on another computer, with curl localWebserverIP:8888. However, I am having issues accessing it from ...
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Analyzing TCPDUMP results for failed request

I'm making http POST calls to a database every 30 seconds, both the server and database are on the same host. Every 5 minutes or so, I get an error back from the endpoint indicating that the request ...
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Manual NAT on Checkpoint (Redirect all http requests to a local web server)

We have a proxy server in our internal network and I want to redirect all internet http requests to a web server in local network. It'll be like a Network Billboard that says "No direct connection is ...
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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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Why does nslookup for espn.com give an IP that goes to go.com? [migrated]

If I do an nslookup on espn.com, an IP is returned 199.181.132.250. When I put this value in the browser I get go.com. If I had add a 'Host header to the request, I still end up on go.com. What am I ...
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ASP.NET HttpModule gives “Connection Reset” in browser

I have implemented a HttpModule in ASP.NET (framework 2.0). From my logging on the server, I can see that the http request is being picked up by my HttpModule, and my code runs successfully (writing ...
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How does the HTTP GET method work in relation to DNS protocol?

I am trying to understand application layer protocols in TCP/IP stack. I know that both HTTP and DNS protocol stay at the top layer (Application Layer). So, when a browser wants to access a resource, ...
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Unusual Caching Issue with IE 7/8 and IIS 7

We recently moved a site into production running Server 2008 x64 and IIS 7. The ASP.NET pages apparently load just fine, but when it comes to IE 7 and 8, a weird caching issue has cropped up with the ...
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Domain pointing to wrong DocumentRoot?

I was following this tutorial about installing an SSL cert on a ZPanel Ubuntu Install http://blog.arnas.web.id/?p=145 (I also enabled mod_ssl, which it doesn't mention in the post) The certificate ...
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Connecting to HTTPS with netcat (nc) [closed]

I'm working on homework assignment for my college. Task is to fetch web page on HTTPS using nc (netcat). To fetch a page over HTTP, I do this: cat request.txt | nc -w 5 <someserver> 80 In ...
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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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Http Request Hangs Client Side

We've run a website for several years with thousands of visitors. Very rarely the following problem happens to a certain group of users: A certain user of that group makes a client side action on his ...
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IIS 7.5 (Windows 7) - HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized

I'm trying to test my ASP.Net website on localhost and I'm getting this error: HTTP Error 401.3 - Unauthorized You do not have permission to view this directory or page because of the access control ...
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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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Varnish request throw HTTP 302 instead of 200

When making a request directly to my apache server, I can download the PDF file requested, apache returning a HTTP 200. When the same request is done through Varnish, I am forwarded back to a login ...
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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

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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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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WL-Proxy-SSL / X-Forwarded-Proto in WebLogic

How do I configure my WebLogic server or WebLogic application to use this header coming from a proxy, when requesting the base URL from a class using JAX-RS? I prefer not to have my application have ...
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301 redirect Rule For Load Balance F5 BigIp

I have a load balancer F5 Big ip for my website. Currently, I am having 302 redirect in place; however, I wanted to apply 301 but dont know how. For example: My website (abc.com) when typed 302 ...
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Git push over http (using git-http-backend) and Apache is not working

I have desperately been trying to get push for git working through the "smart-http" mode using git-http-backend. However after many hours of testing and troubleshooting, I am still left with error: ...
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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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Apache not return allow header in OPTIONS method

I try to get allow header form apache server. I sended request with curl. The server return headers but not "header allow" header: $ curl -v -X OPTIONS 10.0.0.1 * Rebuilt URL to: 10.0.0.1/ * Hostname ...
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Entry and Exit stats inconsistent for JSON URL

I have a page called getJSON.php which is used by a Google Chrome extension to get data. It has no public link. You'd assume that the entry and exit stats via AwStats would be almost equal, however ...
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uploading via http post (multipart/form-data) silently fails with big files

When uploading multipart/form-data forms via a http post request to my apache web server, very big files (i.e. 30MB) are silently discarded. On the server side all looks as if the attached file was ...
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How can I return a 503 status in apache without invoking external scripts

I need to return a 503 status code from one of my sites while it's down for maintenance, in the time-honoured SE_firendly fashion. I can't seem to work out how to do this without invoking external ...
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Redirecting all WiFi requests to my server (like captive portal)

I'm actually trying to develop a public wireless network (not business, just for educational purposes, I am studying computer science...). But I am lacking the required knowledge to acheive this goal ...
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Apache HTTP Server+Tomcat: Which file generates mod_jk.conf, how to modify generated stuff, and how does httpd reach it?

I'm using XAMPP with Apache HTTP Server and Tomcat Add-On installed. There's a default mod_jk.conf which is generated by Tomcat when starting it. But which file generates this mod_jk.conf file? How ...
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Hudson authentication via wget is return http error 302

I'm trying to make a script to authenticate in hudson using wget and store the authentication cookie. The contents of the script is this: wget \ --no-check-certificate \ --save-cookies ...
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How To Enable URL Filtering With Just Squid & C-ICAP

Before I posted this question, I read several set up guides online, the squid docs, c-icap docus, and also the ICAP RFC (3507). Unfortunately, the documentation for SQUID and C-ICAP does not provide ...
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Apache stops responding to http requests — https continues to work

Okay. Very strange problem that I'm having here. I just recently updated to Apache 2.4.2 from 2.2.17, mostly to try to get name-based SSL VirtualHosts working (although they should have been working ...
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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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Retrieving kickstart and other .img file in pxe remote installation in CentOS

I am trying to installation CentOS through pxe tftp installation. Installation starts but it fails to download image files from the http server. but file are accessible on the http server. Logs from ...
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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 ...
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Is there way to find which process is binding to a server's HTTP url?

I have a Windows 2008 R2 server with many processes running on it. Some of the processes are written in .NET and are using WCF to bind to various HTTP endpoints. Is there some tool (command-line ...
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Is there a maximum size for content of an HTTP POST?

Is there a maximum size for an HTTP POST? And if there is a max size, is it determined by the protocol or is it at the discretion of the server?
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nginx: Multiple cross-domain 301 redirects with different page addresses

I'm moving my old site over to a new domain, and with that new domain comes new naming conventions. I'm trying to figure out what would be the simplest way of accomplishing the following for roughly 8 ...
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What characters are special in an nginx map instruction?

I'm moving a site to a new structure and want to use nginx's map to map old URLs to their new locations. For simple cases that works like a charm, but I have trouble with some values. This is what I ...
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Nginx 500 Internal Server error on subdirectory

I'm getting a 500 Internal Server error only on sub directories. For example, If my website is example.com, example.com/index.php works. But example.com/phpbb/index.php doesn't work. It just turns ...
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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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Configure Apache to decode utf-8 encoded URIs

I have a file named montaña.mp3. When HTTP clients send a request for that file, they send GET /monta%C3%B1a.mp3 HTTP/1.1. That's a utf-8 encoded URI. But Apache returns a 404 error. However, if I ...
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curl 7.21 does not correctly call a host with a host header on https

We found out that calling a host like following using curl 7.21 or 7.24 does produce an error in the apache config (we have multiple SSL Vhosts!). Whereas the same command runs smooth with curl 7.34 ...