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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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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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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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Is there a web/http monitor tool which can do a structual url check?

Zabbix is a powerful tool used to monitor hosts. But in my point, the host monitor is much different from host monitor. For example, a template (many monitor items) can be used to many hosts. But web/...
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HTTP client C library for Linux and Windows, redistributable without requiring attribution

I am looking for a HTTP client library that supports both Linux and Windows. I shall be using it in our commercial project and that's why don't want to use cURL (which is redistributable but requires ...
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Expose a directory on my server for download over HTTP

I want to expose a directory on my Ubuntu server, for user to explore over a browser and download. Users would be within my LAN, and I don't have security/authentication need. Any software which ...
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torrent -> http proxy with seek support

Do you know a software that can share a file being downloaded from torrent over http? If the file is beeing seeked by http client, the program start downloading it from requested place. You can see ...
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HTTP Client for iPad

What's the best Postman alternative for iPad? I'm coding with my iPad and I need a recommendation on the best HTTP Client out there just like Postman for Mac
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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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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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realtime POST interceptor and sender based on filters

I'm looking for a way to intercept a POST method to 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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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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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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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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HTTP server (portable) for 32 bit Windows XP which requires no admin rights

I am looking for a light-weight HTTP server, to server static web pages on localhost for testing purposes. That is all the functionality that I require. If the requested URL exists, then return it, ...
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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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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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Java HTTP(S) proxy server library that supports http/2, websockets and upstream proxies

I'm looking for a Java library to create featureless http/https proxy servers that supports http/2, upstream proxies and websockets. I've already looked into BrowserUp-Proxy and (even if it's a bit of ...
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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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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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Chrome extension like Tamper Data

Tamper Data is a Firefox add-on to track and modify HTTP/HTTPS requests. Is there a Google Chrome extension that can do the same?
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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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Windows application to determine which URLs in a list are available via HTTPS (SSL or TLS)

I'm looking for a gratis portable Windows application that will accept as input a list of URLs and will determine which are available via HTTPS (SSL or TLS). It's okay if I need to pre-process the ...
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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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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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VLC or audio encoding and streaming on HTTP port solution

What to use if i need kind of internet radio station? Playlist (e.g. the source/input) is programmed in live runtime by higher level application (Golang), so software i am looking for needs to have ...
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Is there a network config TUI that supports HTTP proxies?

I am building a headless Linux appliance. Some of its users will be running it in an environment that requires an HTTP proxy. I was thinking of having NetworkManager-tui running perpetually on TTY2 ...
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Python software stack for an HTTP to FTP bridge

To understand this request, I need to explain a bit of a background story. Background information We have a device that used to work over UDP and it was reasonably fast. One reason was that any side ...
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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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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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Need Program to Track HTTP requests on iphone

What I am looking for: I am looking for a Windows 10 program to track HTTP/HTTPS GET and POST requests from my iPhone. Preferably not extremely complicated to setup and use. What I have tried in the ...
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Fiddler like reverse proxy with composer with support for TLS level settings

For one of my project, I need to replay browser request, even to the protocol level (HTTP 1, HTTP2) as well as TLS configuration like ciphers, extensions,.. For this, I need a Software (ideally proxy ...
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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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Software to manage process (applications) through the web remotely on windows server 2019?

What software options for managing the web process for Windows Server 2019? I basically need to start and stop applications on the server from a web application, but I would like some more robust ...
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HTTP file upload straight to the database (PHP library)

I need a PHP library that writes file straight to the database. The content of this file are people records (name/surname/dob etc). I found few libraries that kinda does the job, but instead of ...
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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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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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IP Spoofing in Java

We have a use-case for testing where we have to make Java request to a service with different IPs and with custom HTTP header in request. Can someone suggest any application/tool by which we can do ...
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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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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 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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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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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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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 ...