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Python Requests image upload HTTP POST

I am having some problem with a POST request that is driving me crazy. I am trying to upload an image using a POST using python requests by replicating the original request First of all, this is the ...
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is there any difference between a request vs a hit?

In metrics such as "requests per second" and "hits per second" for web servers, are the terms "request" and "hit" synonymous? Can you think of a context in which a request is not a hit?
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Dealing with a large volume of json requests from site - apache maxing out requestWorkers

I am managing a service that is serving JSON files to my users. They all are loading the same cached json file, however there are a lot of users! On an average day I get over 2 million loads on the ...
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Nginx redirect all request that does not match a file to a php file

I'm trying to get all request to: http://example.com/downloads/* redirect to http://example.com/downloads/index.php except if the requested file exist in /downloads/ ex: ...
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Strange “GET /api/levels/ ” and “GET /play/” requests in logs

I've setup new Amazon EC2 instance. In a day or two started to get strange "GET" requests from the "google bot-like" IP's (eg 66.249.76.84, 66.249.74.152) about one in 10 seconds (some examples): ...
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Setting up proxy to handle subdomain requests

I have setup a proxy for a site which works with the following nginx config: server { listen 80; server_name proxy.example.com; access_log /dev/null; error_log /dev/null; ...
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Strange requests being made to my site

I've recently started hosting my dev site from my laptop and I see these requests being made on my domain. I've no idea what these are. Please help. ...
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What is a good live request monitor for Apache httpd?

I have used SeeFusion to monitor ColdFusion requests. Is there a similar tool that would allow me to monitor Apache httpd requests in real time? We have a server that was fast and responsive for ...
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Lots of requests for same URL at new IP address

Just got a new VPS with two IPs. I'm getting a tonne of requests from multiple different client IPs for a single path on one of the IPs, almost one per second. The path is "/lzb/gz.php". Any ideas ...
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Optimizing requests that requires several request

I have a request that requires my server to establish like 3 external requests before it returns to the user. This makes this request takes like 0.8s to execute per user. What tips should one follow ...
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keep a count of each file served

I've inherited a php project from an offshore firm and I'm pretty sure that ~50% of the files are no longer used. I want to weed out the unused files so I was thinking of just tracking the number of ...
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Strange code in URL request \x18\xbaL\x03@\xea$\x03HZm … how can I find out what they are up to?

Well someone is requesting some URL's with really strange hex codes. How can I find out what they are up to. The problem is I don't even know what code that is, it's not a hex code. How can I find ...
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how to get list of http request currently getting handled by nginx server?

i am using ab command to hit the http request to my local host . now on server side i want to check how many request currently getting handled by my nginx server. like in case of DB we can check ...
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apache2 http monitoring on Debian Lenny

I am pretty new to the whole linux web servers so please bare with me. Is it possible to know if a php file on my server is being accessed by a user? Is there a command I can use through ssh that ...
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how many people can access the web server at once? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites That's a simple question. I am curious to how many people can access the web server at once on Linux? My ...
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How to process requests twice in Apache

In order to perform realistic tests for a new backend server, I'd like to process all Apache requests twice. So simply handle all the live requests with the old server, as it's done right now, but ...
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Apache: Limit the Number of Requests/Traffic per IP?

I would like to only allow one IP to use up to, say 1GB, of traffic per day, and if that limit is exceeded, all requests from that IP are then dropped until the next day. However, a more simple ...
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Source of Unexplained Requests in Server Logs

I am baffled by some entries in my server logs, specifically the web-server logs. Other than normal, expected traffic, I have noticed three types of request errors (eg 404, etc.): Broken links, ie ...