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A web service is a software system designed to support interoperable machine-to-machine interaction over a network.

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Working in GCP free tier rather than free trial, or suspending the free trial

I believe I've made a mistake today. I wanted to start doing some things with the Google Cloud Platform free tier, without starting the clock on their offer of a $300 credit for three months. I went ...
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Can NGINX call another service before dispatching

We are using NGINX as a reverse proxy, it dispatches the calls from outside to our internal Java microservices: We would like to add a special service which would serve as a "man-in-the middle&...
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How can I lock down an SSH and/or telnet user to only run a custom shell and no other commands or programs?

I asked this question on stack overflow, but I thought it might be more appropriate here on serverfault, because it has to do with system administration and security. I am looking to prototype a ...
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How can I list files under a URL to a directory on a web/HTTP server?

I was wondering if there is a tool for listing files under a URL to a directory on a web/HTTP server? For example, is it possible to list files under a directory? Does running WebDav on a HTTP server ...
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HTTP webservice no response

We have some issues on a connection between 2 devices through ASP webservices. On Wireshark, we saw that the request arrives to the destination computer and the IIS sends the response, but the origin ...
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Apache PHP REST API handle/block web attack attempts

We're currently running a PHP API (all URL's get rewritten to index.php for route-handeling) on an Apache Debian server. Edit: (I think I might have landed on the wrong StackExchange for this question,...
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Predictive HTTP Caching

A bit of background I have ~150 scripts that directly or indirectly pull data from an IBM Cognos instance that I have no control over. I do not have access to the Cognos API, so the eventual source of ...
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How do game servers communicate with master server [closed]

I have multiple game servers that run separate instances of game which can accommodate 20 players each. I want to know how game servers send information like player count, server state etc to main ...
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Nginx - how can set unlimited time for proxy_read_timeout?

I have setup nginx as my api calls. There is an API call which require to reponse 6-8 minutes to do calulcation and reponse to the API but nginx throw 504 Proxy Timeout. I need max unlimited reponse ...
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Using nginx reverse proxy, should I install my ssl cert in Nginx or my other services?

my current setup is a Ubuntu server (18.04) and I've installed Nginx (1.14.2) and configured it as a reverse-proxy for my local Expressjs service (4.15.4) & future projects. When using Nginx as a ...
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Possibility for a server to ensure WCF service is accessible to endpoint

I have hosted a WCF service in a server and I have 500+ endpoints(PCs) listening and consuming the service by running an executable as windows-service in all those endpoints. Problem: Some PCs are ...
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Web Service Deployment to Production Server

I have a old style .NET Web Service running in IIS correctly on my local machine: http://localhost/MyService/MyService/Service1.asmx I added a Web Reference and set it's property to dynamic so that ...
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Firewall rules for WebRTC and STUN

I'm trying to get a WebRTC service running, through a corporate firewall. The service works on the local network, but it appears that the firewall is stopping it from working globally. I'm using a ...
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How to properly configure IIS to have requests go to a web service 2 folders down

I'm moving an old .Net 2 web service from a Windows 2008 R2 server to a new Windows 2016 Datacenter server. It has something else set up on the Default Web Site, but I have created an additional one ...
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Slow LDAP connection on Apache?

I'm trying to troubleshoot why the first call on a web service is taking more than a minute when subsequent takes less than a second (this repeats every 10+ minutes without calls). I ran Wireshark on ...
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Is this possible to block all requests ends with a specific url in apache

Is this possible to block a requests ends with a specific url in apache, for example i have to block all the requests end with ?wsdl.
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Should things like database performance be included in a healthcheck

I manage a webservice and it is very important for my company to detect and notify if any of the services is down, and also if any of the operations it does is taking too long to respond. Until now ...
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Is there a reliable way to determine if a URL returns content or an error?

I've got a business requirement to run through a list of URLs and identify the ones that return an error. I've written a simple script that fetches the header for a particular url since I don't care ...
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Website redirect and DNS entry for website hosted on Windows Server 2008 R2

We have web application that is hosted on on premise Windows Server 2008 R2. We were previously accessing it via http://xx.xx.xx.xx/WebApp Just few days ago, we bought a SSL certificate issued to (...
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IIS 8.5 throwing 400 Bad request in Production when calling REST WS using Post method

I've a strange issue. Let me explain in details below step by step: I've a vendor developed REST WS (Made using WCF) for synchronizing data with MS CRM. I've developed a windows service, which ...
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How to prevent a user access to a website using server.domain.com but allowing thru the vip.domain.com?

We setup our website to run on the play framework. It is running http on 9000. We can access the site by going to http://servername.domain.com:9000 where servername is the name of the webserver. ...
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Relay HTTP requests to multiple web server

We have our web server cluster in the AWS's US-WEST-2 region reading/writing to Postgres RDS in the same region. As per AWS's SLA a region can be down for 22 mins in a month. To mitigate this ...
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Alias for sublocations in nginx [closed]

I have a webservice using the following routes in nginx: /my/myservice/backend /my/myservice/frontend In addtion, I want the two urls /my/myservice /my/myname to be aliases or redirects to /my/...
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Getting started with REST between two SaaS apps?

General form of the question : If you're planning to make 2 SaaS apps talk to each other, do most people try to make one of them initiate and control, or do they make (or buy) a 3rd party integration ...
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finding out list of web urls being served by apache or weblogic

Was never into web applications / middleware / but happen to took over a couple of webservers running apache and weblogic. q1) How do i find out what are the individual web instances/services (or ...
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Sporadic slow network connection with Debian Jessie

My small Server with an i7 6700K Processor and 32Gb of RAM, running Apache 2.4.25 has some weird connection problems. It seems to depend either on connecting via IPv4/IPv6 or on the location of the ...
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Writing read/write AD Records via a web service

We are moving from Domino to hosted Exchange. We currently have 2 directories, Domino and AD. We are looking for ways to integrate the two, and some of our other systems. For example, users are ...
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Deploy Java app to Azure over https behind proxy

New to Azure, I'm looking for a good way of deploying our apps. The situation is that we build our Java apps inside our network using Jenkins. Each successful build should be automatically published ...
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How to stop IIS parent website taking priority over virtual application

I have a simple setup. I have a wordpress website setup at the root of a subdomain api.website.com. This will act as documentation for an API. I then have the API itself, built with asp.net and i want ...
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Better way to conditionally call multiple webservices from MDT CustomSettings.ini?

I've got an MDT deployment which does things a little differently based on the network location. From one of the locations, I have two webservices I need to call. My initial failed attempt was: [...
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How best to secure a Java web service via Jetty that we are now making public-facing?

We have a web service that currently runs only internally within a network and there is no access outside the network. This web service is written in Java and runs through a Jetty servlet engine. It ...
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Windows server 2008 asp.net timeout

I developed a simple asp.net webservice that we install in our customers servers in order they can use a mobile app. I tested the webservice on a windows server 2012 and all was ok. Then I moved to ...
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Server responds with HTTP error 400 ("bad request") in a multipart request

I have a problem with a 3rd party application and my WCF web service that always returns a HTTP 400 ("bad request") error when connecting with the 3rd party application. The WebService is implemented ...
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how to configure a URL rewrite without affecting Web services

I am trying to configure IIS 8.5 to redirect to SSL, without redirecting web services that come in on other ports. I have been reading about this for days on various sites, and found excellent ...
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Deploying App which uses twitter stream api on multiple servers

I am using Twitter streaming APIs to fetch latest tweets from Twitter and respond to them if they match a certain criteria (a particular Hashtag) If deployed on one instance, it works very well as ...
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Domino Offers SSL3.0 instead of TLS for Outgoing connection to WebService

I have problem understanding Dominos behavour to offer SSL or TLS for outgoing connections to WebService. We have an agent that access a WebService. The WebService only accepts TLS 1.0 From time to ...
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System center - Monitoring REST web services

As the title suggests, is anyone aware of a way to monitor RESTful web services using System Center? With System Center being a Microsoft product, it is more geared toward WCF, particularly XML-based, ...
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Deploy web service responsible of connecting to SQL Server on Windows Server to IIS

In my company we have set up an Active Domain Controller on a windows server 2008, and another windows server to store our files on and install TFS and SQL Server, and we have several client machines ...
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Including Port number in HTTP HOST header causes Service Unavailable error

We have a WebService running on HTTPS. If I use SOAPUI and make request at: https://testservice.mydomain.com/WcfService.svc, it works fine. However the client reported they are getting 503 Service ...
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Domain and Subdomains on reverse Proxy

So, I have created an owncloud instance and I want to be able to access it from the outside network (it works just fine on the itnernal) but an older administrator had created a "reverse proxy" (he ...
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How to handle localized connectivity issues between web services

Our web application uses various web services, most of which are not managed by us, but by an external service provider (e.g. Auth0 is one of those services). Recently, our application failed ...
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How to SOAP over a proxy server I own(configuration)?

I have a server called http://SERVER-A.com which sends a SOAP request to a third-party address. Also I have another server called http://Server-B.com which I want to configure as a proxy server. I ...
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JBoss webservice behind Reverse Proxy, https to http

I have deployed a JAX-WS web service hosted in a JBoss 7.1.1. The webservice is acceded by a reverse proxy. To access the service from the public internet, it has to be done by the https protocol, but ...
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Using IIS ARR and URL Rewrite to send Webservice requests to a new server

We are trying move our web services from Azure Cloud Services to Azure Web Apps and that would change their address but we have some clients that we are not able to update the address they are using, ...
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Max connection on a specific Application

I've an application ( that contain some Web Services ) deployed on a Server in a WAS 7 environement. That server host a many application; what I'm looking for is a way to limit the number of ...
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Windows Server Blocking Web Service?

I have a program that uses a webservice that connects to a server to get software licenses. This is blocked in Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2008 R2, 2012, 2012 R2 by default. However, in Windows XP, ...
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Client Certificate Web Service Call

I have a requirement to call server web service with client certificate. They have provided me one .crt file. I am hosting my project in WindowsServer2008 IIS7. I install .crt from right click ...
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Connect to a WebService through VPN in Linux

I have been given a remote WS. But the provider told me that I can connect to their WS only through a VPN/IPsec. How can I do that? The scenario is this: [user] --- > [My Firewall] -->[My Web Server]...
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SOA: Is using PHP FPM to serve webservice traffic without NGINX a good idea?

I'm in the processes of developing a service oriented architecture using PHP. A member of my team has suggested that because each of the services serves only HTTP traffic, serving responses only in ...
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Forward proxy for webservices with SSL client certs

I have lots of servers which access various external webservices, most of which use SSL, some of which require client certificates. I would like to centralize the configuration of client certs and ...
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