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Looking for an HTTP benchmark tool consisting of client and server

I came across this Github site, which contains a curated list of HTTP benchmark tools. However, they all seem to cover only the client-side. What I am looking for, is a benchmark suite that consists ...
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Good HTTP Parsers in C/C++ that can parse incomplete requests with callbacks?

So recently I have been trying to implement my own simple web server but then I got into this big dilemma on to which http parser I wanted to use. I finally found two good http parsers llhttp used in ...
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WebVPN Software for HTTP tunnel for Windows environment

I need to use an HTTP service out of my office, usually I use a standard VPN (like OpenVpn) but, considering that I will use only HTTP service, I would like to have a Web-VPN so I can use only my ...
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C/C++ library for RPi with http/2 and server-sent events

I'm looking for a C/C++ library which supports HTTP/2 and server-sent events (to be consumed by a browser using an EventSource) to implement a REST server. My server should run RaspberryPi like ...
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Is there any recommended HTTP proxy software?

I use the macOS, and I can set the HTTP proxy in there: is there any recommended way to set up the HTTP proxy? such as I can set up it in my macOS, then I input the 127.0.0.1:port there with the ...
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Commandline tool to download via HTTP documents paginated by RFC 5988

I'm using wget at the moment to retrieve a large set of data from a REST API and it is paginated as per RFC 5988, i.e. the body text contains a limited number of records, and the HTTP response header ...
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Which Python library supports HTTP pipelining?

HTTP pipelining is a technique in which multiple HTTP requests are sent on a single TCP (transmission control protocol) connection without waiting for the corresponding responses. Python http clients ...
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Windows utility to periodically ping a URL over http?

Is there some (GUI) utility that I would just point at a URL, set a period, and it would hide in the tray and periodically send a request to that URL? I would like to use it to ping https://...
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Sound over (TCP)IP (NO streaming question)

I search for software / software parts that allow to: 1.) interprete data packages (sent by IP, TCP or HTTP from other machines) to be "sound information" and play it. i.e. there will be data like "...
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recomendation of reverse-proxy to count hits to all endpoints in a service

I have a use case where I need to count every request arriving to all endpoints of my services on Kubernetes. For example **endpoint** **counter** addr:port/a: ...
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HTTP request with C++

I need to send an HTTP request to the server (www.google.com) and get a response. All this I implement in C ++, and I need a library of minimum size. I tried connecting curl, cpr in Visual Studio, but ...
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Like Firefox/Chrome's “Network” viewer but for entire OS. A Firebug or Web Inspector for all web traffic

I am looking for a way to see any images or XHR data that any apps on my Windows or Linux OS might be transmitting. Maybe I don't understand something crucial about the OSI stack, but I'm looking ...
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Easy to setup forward caching proxy

Squid is too much hassle to set up, and Polipo works well but is discontinued. What are the alternatives for forward caching proxies that are very easy to set up? If possible with just a one-liner, ...
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Embeddable C++ HTTPS server library?

tl;dr; I'm looking for an HTTP/HTTPS library that can easily be embedded into other programs. What I'm trying to do The use case I need it for is to use it for monitoring, debugging and otherwise ...
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Tool to see network calls made by an Android app

I am trying to search for security vulnerabilities in the Android app and hence wanted to know the software which can help me to track the network calls being by an Android App. The software should ...
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A python library for to run proxy with MITM functions

I'm looking for a library that i can use to run a proxy server. It should provide the ability to modify the request headers and body before dispatching to the target host and the response headers and ...
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Generic http upload tool

I am searching a tool for uploading files via http. For ftp there are several tools. Required features: open source scriptable / CLI if the upload was successful, the files should get moved to a ...
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Creating a file server so I can access it from anywhere

I'm a filmmaker/video editor and I'm often in the situation where I'm on location and I have my laptop and I want to edit on the go, but all my files are at home. I'm wanting to create a file server ...
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python on-demand http server

I am creating auto tests for application (with python, that i am not so familiar with). Simplified logic: Start application Start my service Send request for that application to perform task ...
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Is there a free API for hotel search?

I would like to create a web application for my thesis in university. It's a simple app that has a few input fields, like "city", "start date", and "end date". With these information I would like to ...
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Tool for recording http requests

I'm looking for a tool that provides http requests recording for Golang web server, so that I will be able to use it in integration tests without a need to run client application each time. I've seen ...
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Render WKT data from HTTP calls, or JDBC

I have a proprietary database, which I can access either through JDBC, or HTTP calls. The database has WKT data I want a desktop viewer that works on Linux to show the data, and preferably it is free.
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What web proxy software can add a certain attribute to all HTML tags of a certain type?

Specifically, I'm looking for a proxy (SOCKS or otherwise) that I can use from most browsers (Chrome on Windows, Safari on iOS) and that can accomplish the following with little configuration: In any ...
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Is there an application which does HTTP PUT?

Common HTTP operations are GET and POST -- e.g. GET is implemented by every web browser, and so is POST when the web page is a web form (e.g. with <input> and a Submit button). What about PUT ...
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Locally-hosted RSS mirror/proxy, HTTPS to HTTP

I picked up an Internet Radio (Grace Digital device using Reciva Internet Radio) from Goodwill and discovered that I can add podcasts of my choosing to it. However, it only supports RSS streams over ...
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realtime POST interceptor and sender based on filters

I'm looking for a way to intercept a POST method to a website and change it's content based on rules. Given example: A website is sending a data along with temporary unique identifier. I want to edit ...
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HTTP Request Profiling

This question has already been asked here. As the title suggests, I'm searching for an HTTP request profiler to measure latencies of each step eg: time taken for each of the following steps: TCP ...
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http upload of huge files over slow network (interruptible)

I want to implement a client+server which allows uploading of big files over very slow and faulty networks. This means the upload needs to be interruptible. Example: If 80% of the upload data was ...
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Windows or Linux program to turn a laptop into an HTTP proxy address?

I have a normal home internet connection. I would like to be able to run some kind of program or code (in conjunction with setting up my router properly) such that my computer can become a proxy ...
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Fastest Java HTTP Library

I’m working on a program that sends A LOT of HTTP requests (in an ordered way, since they depend on each other) and checks their response. I’d like to know what’s the most high-throughput oriented ...
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HTTP requests/responses parser for C/C++

I am building a simple reverse proxy in C. I am looking for an HTTP request/response parser. I need a way of checking if the request is well formed and also a way of addressing any header field, for ...
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Windows GUI Tool for testing Web-APIs

Is there a ms-windows GUI Tool (or browser plug-in) for testing Web-APIs? required features: basic-auth support JSON and XML should be displayed in a "pretty" way. Supports HTTP GET and POST ...
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Lib or tool to record and replay http invocations during tests

Can anyone advice me on a strategy/lib/tool to quickly create functional tests for a server that exposes an HTTP api against a thick client (think desktop app)? My idea is to record http invocations ...
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Single click app to create and register Self Signed Certificate for HTTPS on localhost

I have just spent a few hours following various "How to" guides, trying to create and register a Self Signed Certificate for HTTPS on localhost, to help me develop locally. None of them seem to work ...
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Looking for a cloud based http task scheduler

Looking for a SAAS solution that will issue a scheduled request to an HTTP URL, e.g. http://mydomain.com/tasks/dosomething This would trigger some maintenance tasks on my app. Email notification on ...
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Is there an HTTP API package to administrate SSH, FTP and Apache servers?

I am looking for an open-source package to set up an HTTP API to create, modify and tear down other server types in a Linux server. I would like to be able to administrate: An SSH server (including ...
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Send HTTP/S connections to another server, reverse-reverse proxy

I am looking for a piece of software that I can use to forward all HTTP connections, similar to a reverse proxy. However, unlike a typical reverse proxy, the server forwarding the requests cannot ...
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jStatic simple HTTP server with ability to reload pages when files are changed

I'm looking for an HTTP server that can be invoked from the command line for localhost. I want it to be able to watch static html and css files for changes and reload the page viewed in a browser when ...
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Webpage archiver using http-requests/responses replay

I'm looking for a Webpage Archiver that depends on archiving a webpage by recording http requests and responses and just replaying them when the webpage archive is previewed/loaded by the user. It's ...
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Is there any way to make an HTTP/2 request with Java 8, without installing ALPN?

we're using Java 8, and we need to make HTTP/2 requests. This software is distributed to clients to run on desktop machines, and modifying the boot classpath to include ALPN is not an option. Is ...
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Aggregating http requests with forwarding (http buffer service)

I have an existing web server with limited capaticies and many clients (background daemons). They are sending requests every few seconds. Request's body is simple json content: { "client_id": 1, ...
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http file uploader for Windows

We run a web service and in the past we allowed ftp file uploads to our customers. In the future we want to switch from ftp to http/https. The ms-windows admins which currently upload data via ftp ...
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Looking for HTTPS (single-target) relay proxy

At $DAYJOB, we produce several devices (1), both embedded Linux devices and regular servers running specialized software on Red Hat or CentOS Linux. These devices monitor specialized data networks, ...
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Track changes on a webpage that uses POST

There are many free/freemium webservices that send an e-mail notification whenever the content of a certain web page changes; e.g., visualping.io, changedetection.com, onwebchange... Unfortunately ...
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Proxy for macOS with support for HTTP(S)

I want a free proxy with preferably a GUI for macOS which supports 1) HTTPS proxying where I can install a certificate and modify the requests in between. 2) HTTP CONNECT method so that I can open a ...
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Browser add-on to get a POST button's equivalent curl command without having to click first

Let's say I have a web page with this POST button: <form method="post" action="somequery"> [some parameters] <button type="submit"> Push me </button> </form> ... and I ...
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Python library to download directory

I write a small tool to compare two directories: compare-with-remote One part of the tool is to recursively fetch directories. The library should be able to fetch from these protocols: http https ...
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Command-line web request client that outputs content and return non-zero exit status if error 404/etc

I need a Linux command to launch an HTTP request, and: dump the HTTP response (content, not headers) on the terminal standard output return an command error status of 0 if the request went well (...
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Tool to determine if any HTTP bookmarks can be replaced with HTTPS equivalents (Firefox)

Can anyone recommend a software tool that will go through all bookmarks stored in Firefox and determine if any HTTP bookmarks can be replaced with HTTPS equivalents? The software can be a Firefox ...
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Key Value Store with public HTTP server

I am writing a service which will perform HTTP redirects. E.g. GET /key/0CC175B9C0F1B6A831C399E269772661 HTTP/1.0 response HTTP/1.0 301 Location: http://some-url/92EB5FFEE6AE2FEC3AD71C777531578F ...