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

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Browser getting confused with similar-named directories?

This might be completely off-topic, and if so, I'm sorry, but it's about servers and it's got me completely baffled. Basically, seemingly at random, images get loaded wrong. It's never happened to ...
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how to implement access control using connetcing hostname and port(squid)

some http proxy service providers here just assign an unique proxy address and port to a user, and the user just needs to enter the necessary proxy address and port to get access.I think this method ...
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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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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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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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User http does not have write permissions directory?

I have a bit of an odd set up, I think. I have groups for each domain my server hosts, and I add the user http to each domain group along with the users that should have access to the groups' domains. ...
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What should be the correct http response code for custom proxy login/register page

I configured a firewall rule on a dd-wrt router to redirect http connections to a shell script, and drop the remaining ports, for the unregistered range of IPs. I am trying to tell the clients they ...
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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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Monit monitor http status with 404 page

I am trying to monitor HTTP status with 404 or 403 page. As you all know Monit takes those pages as failed connection, but how could I change that. I just want to monitor that it shows the 404 or 403 ...
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HTTPS reverse proxy using apache

I am using this apache configuration to set up a reverse proxy to a process running on the same machine, on port 8443, <Directory "/var/www/html"> Options +FollowSymLinks RewriteEngine ...
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How to find out which server generated a CSR

I sent a client a CSR a few months ago and now they finally sent me back the CA response. However, there are multiple Windows 2008R2 servers and I don't remember which one I used to generate the CSR ...
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What HTTP methods does the server typically use in a response (if any) [on hold]

I understand what HTTP requests look like from the client side, but what I am curious about is what methods does the server use to serve pages back? Client: GET /index.html HTTP/1.1 Host foo.com:80 ...
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Is HTTP Shortlived?

I see mainy people class HTTP as a short lived protocol. i.e fire and forget. However with HTTP 1.1 and the use of keepalive connections I wouldnt really say this is the case. Can any confirm if this ...
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HAProxy - HTTP Server error detection

I want to use HAProxy for load balancing and failover of an Apache-PHP application hosted on many identical backend servers. Is there any way of detecting a failed node on HAproxy and removing it from ...
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Hot redirect http/https request coming to port 80 to a internal tomcat server on 8080 [closed]

I have a production server with a domain name. It has a tomcat server on 8080. It has several web applications. So I want to map the http/https requests coming to that server to these web ...
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Is it safe to use HTTP status 308 Permanent Redirect?

Is it safe to use the HTTP status code 308 Permanent Redirect (suggestion) in server responses? The issue with 301 Moved Permanently is that it only works with GET requests (to be fair: POST will ...
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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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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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Graceful Apache restart and Keep-Alive connections

I am trying to find a way to quickly restart Apache to apply configuration changes. The goal is to: Restart without distributing currently processed requests Do this as atomically as possible, i.e. ...
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long delay on HTTP connections to some hosts [closed]

My virtual server recently moved to another datacenter. As far as I can tell, nothing software-related has changed. A simple HTTP GET that took less than a second before now takes 20 seconds to load. ...
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Squid closing the connection on long HTTP GET requests

When running a database query on a specific external site we use, Squid seems to cut off the connection after a consistent period of time (just over a minute). The query is submitted through a ...
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Browsers ignoring no-cache headers when 302 status

I have a proxy server that will either deliver you the website contents or redirect you to a login page if your IP is not recognized (using iptables). This works fine for redirecting to the login page ...
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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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Jetty 9 - redirect http to https

I'd like to force use of https in Jetty 9. Apparently: <Set name="confidentialPort">443</Set> no longer works in jetty 9. How should I do it properly?
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Very big connecting/waiting time for HTTP requests

We use server as a an aggregator with lots of small income HTTP requests (~1000 RPS). When we reached that number of RPS, http requests started to take randomly longer amount of time (100ms-4 ...
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Redirect loop after setting up domains

I migrated domains from a service provider (ipage) to godaddy. The hosting has been setup on AWS S3. I have done such things before and they worked. However this time I'm hitting a redirect loop ...
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How can I make an Azure Web Role accessible only via Virtual Network

I have a web role that I have configured via the NetworkConfiguration section of the .cscfg to be part of a Virtual Network. I only want the web role to be accessed from other computers within the ...
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Can I create SSH to tunnel HTTP through server like it was proxy?

Say I have a server and client. I need to create connection from client to a website through server like it was proxy. Is it possible to do this using a SSH tunel, or do I have to install some proxy ...
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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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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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Real-time layer 7 (http.request.uri) filtration on freebsd

I have a freebsd 9.0 router with 250-300Mbit/s traffic, and need to filter small list of pages (http.request.uri). I do not care about tor, anonymizers, proxy etc. Just prevent direct access from my ...
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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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Tunnel http requests to another server?

I have a VPS we'll call it mydomain.com Is it possible when someone goes to mydomain.com, the request is forwarded to another different server, let's say 192.168.0.5 processed by that server and then ...
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What is HTTP COOK request method in my logs?

I'm seeing entries in my Apache logs like the following 178.216.185.210 - - [24/Feb/2014:11:46:40 -0500] "COOK /freesearch.php?portal=0a9&... HTTP/1.0" 303 589 "-" "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; ...
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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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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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Architecting a web server hosting mixed small and large (100MB+) static content [closed]

I have the challenge of hosting about 200-1000 mp3 files, all in the 100MB+ size range. Furthermore, there are some smaller RSS files, and some smaller JPG files. All this is static content, no PHP, ...
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Mod_Headers SetEnvIf Directive

I am trying to capture the specific RequestHeader but couldn't get hold of it. In my case SiteMinder is used for authentication and I am able to log the SM_USER value by providing the following entry ...
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Someone tried to hack my Node.js server, need to understand a GET request in the logs

Alright, so I left my Node.js server alone for a while and came back to find some really interesting stuff in the logs. Apparently some moron from China or Poland tried to hack my server using ...
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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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Load Balancer Emitting Wrong Time in Http Header

Our intranet web app is behaving very strangely. Very often posting back (asp.net) to save form input end in no-action. After a month or so of on-and-off troubleshooting, I finally got around to ...
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How can I Ensure communication between computers in unknown deployment environment?

I have two computers. One of them has a server running, the other has an application that communicates with that server. These computers are deployed to various sites. Sometimes these computers can be ...
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Is HTTP over VPN is faster than HTTP over the internet?

I just noticed something curious. While I was in the middle of checking out my codebase from home, I VPN'd in to the office right quick and my SVN checkout speed doubled! Once I was done I closed the ...
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Mechanism to get the current running configuration values in nginx [duplicate]

Trying to find an easy and convenient mechanism to get the current configuration values from a running nginx instance. The ideal solution would be a url that I could point to that would print the ...
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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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Caching by forward proxy of HTTP HEAD or redirected requests

I need to do an end-to-end performance monitoring through a forward proxy and got bothered by the following questions: Can a forward proxy answer from its cache (so without contacting the actual web ...
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How to list Apache enabled modules?

Is there a command that list all enabled Apache modules?
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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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What's wrong with this HTTP POST request?

I'm trying to fuzz a server using the Sulley fuzzing framework. I observe the following stream in Wireshark. The error talks about a problem with JSON parsing, however, when I try the same HTTP POST ...
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Trouble with port 80 nating (XenServer to WebServer VM)

I have a rent server running XenServer 6.2 I only have 1 public IP so i did some NAT to redirect ports 22 and 80 to my WebServer VM. I have a problem with the port 80 redirection. When i use this ...