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“\xc2:\xc2” in HTTP proxy GET request

Recently I came across lines like these in an HTTP server's access_log (I've changed the real image to "someimage.jpg" - you can browse the images folder directly since directory listing is allowed, ...
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0answers
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urlscan configuration for http methods

was wondering if anyone knew how to set up http restrictions using urlscan on a sever. As im not sure on how to configure it to set up the rules can someone help please? thanks mark
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1answer
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“A” record redirect gives 400 Bad Request in nginx [closed]

I've registered a domain with NameCheap and have set up an A redirect to my web server. Visiting the server directly (http://1.2.3.4) is fine, but going through the domain name returns 400 Bad Request ...
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0answers
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URL scheme for non-production (Dev, Test) URLs

Consider a "Production" URL for a corporate web site called "Access" access.company.com I'm trying to weigh the pros and cons of different ways of defining a non-production site like "DEV": (a) ...
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1answer
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Apache not finding file from URL request

I'm trying to access a file from my localhost via http://localhost/profile-pics/default.jpg however apache keeps saying that the url doesn't exists 404. How can I configure apache to find my file? ...
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3answers
5k views

why i cannot download jdk from oracle web site directly without AuthParam?

that is download with the following command, why it fails to download that file? wget http://download.oracle.com/otn-pub/java/jdk/6u35-b10/jdk-6u35-linux-i586.bin the following command works, but ...
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2answers
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Configuring the hosts file to point to my server

I have a somewhat annoying problem in website development/deployment process; when I work locally on my server, the address of my program is localhost:8080/MYSERV/..., whereas when I deploy it, the ...
2
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1answer
643 views

Using curl to make a HEAD request with a hard timeout

I'd like to use curl to send a HTTP HEAD request to a URL to verify that it is working correctly (server is up and sends a successful response). At the end, I need the final HTTP response code ...
0
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2answers
270 views

URL redirect with apache

I've installed JIRA and configured it to operate on port 8090. In order to get to it I go to the following URL: http://localhost:8090 What I want to do is to make it accessible through this URL: ...
1
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2answers
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Rewrite Conditions Backreferences passed to all rules?

Is there a way to get back references for Rewrite Conditions to be passed to all subsequent rewrite rules? Here's an example: RewriteEngine On RewriteCond %{HTTP_HOST} (bob).localhost [NC] ...
3
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4answers
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Redirect www from DNS records

Related to this question: What’s the point in having “www” in a URL? How can I do a “www” redirection form a DNS record level? I don’t want to tweak apache or IIS to achieve this.
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1answer
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cpanel cron job not working

I have created a cron job in cpanel. The result is this: * * * * * /usr/local/bin/wget http://example.com/facturi-restante/cron The problem is that is not working. Can anyone give me a ...
1
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1answer
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HTTP redirects showing ip address

I have a domain name on 1&1 and a VPS on Linode. I noticed that my site was enclosed in a frameset which I didn't create. I checked nginx and jetty in the VPS but none of them created the ...
2
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3answers
698 views

Using nginx and/or varnish to cache server-generated 301 redirects

I'm implementing a sort of url-shortener service. What happens is that I have some backend app server that takes in a request, does some computation and returns a 301 redirected url back upstream to ...
4
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5answers
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Redirecting http://www.example.com/index.html to http://www.example.com/ (without looping)

For aesthetic reasons (I prefer when there is a strict one-to-one mapping between URL and pages), I do not like the fact that http://www.example.com/index.html and http://www.example.com/ yield the ...
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8answers
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What’s the point in having “www” in a URL?

Other than for historical reasons, is there is reason to have “www” in a URL. Should I do a permanent redirect from www.xyz.com to xyz.com or xyz.com to www.xyz.com? Which one would you suggest and ...
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2answers
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how to monitor web app availability with splunk?

I've recently downloaded and installed a Splunk 4.0.4 Server Enterprise trial (running on Windows Server 2008 if that matters), and now I want to set it up to monitor a few web pages in addition to ...
3
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7answers
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What does the “//” in “http://serverfault.com/questions/ask” stand for?

I use URLs all the time typing them in with and without "//" after the "http:" but what does the "//" really stand for?
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8answers
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Why can't some websites be shown without the “www” in the URL?

I used to type the website URL without the "www" and it works fine with almost all sites that I have tried, so far. But I realize that my university's website never show up if you don't type the ...