Questions tagged [http]

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Mount ISO over HTTP

I have a large number of CDs and DVDs, some freeware, but also commercial software for which I own a license. The total size of these is > 150 GB, so I don't have a USB stick (yet) for carrying them ...
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REST client for Firefox with “Projects” feature (equivalent for Advanced Rest Client)

I'm looking for some Firefox extension that works like a REST client equivalent to Advanced Rest Client in Chrome. I already tried the RESTClient and Rest Easy. They work fine, but both having ...
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Test server with many requests

I wrote a server which I test at the moment using curl. However, I can only send so many requests manually at the same time. I could bash something together which sends the requests for me, but I'm ...
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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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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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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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HTTP proxy that sends outgoing traffic to a specific interface

I am running a Linux server (Ubuntu 16.04) which has a ens192 interface (think eth0) and one or more tunX interfaces (X being 0, 1, ...). I am looking for a local proxy server that I can run on the ...
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HTTP server fuzzer

I am in the situation where I need to test the HTTP header parsing of a particular custom HTTP server. However, that server is behind a load balancer that check the first line of the header contains ....
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Script to use WebRTC for failover (load resources from peers when server busy)

WebRTC is a standard allowing direct browser-to-browser communication among peers. Where can I find a JavaScript script that will allow users of my web application to securely get data from other ...
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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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Simple & secure dekstop application platform for making HTTP requests with a GUI

I'd like to make a desktop application that will perform HTTP requests and data analysis from these requests, with user interaction. It will be GUI based. I also need it to be secure, in that the ...
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Manage permanent URLs with specific HTTP status codes

I need a web-app for creating permanent URLs that send a given HTTP status code. In case the status code is 3xx, I want to enter a URI as redirection target. Ideally it would allow to set specific ...
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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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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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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 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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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 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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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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Looking for an embeddable (C / C++ for Linux) HTTP client & server library with range seek and chunked response support

I'm trying to implement an application with HTTP client for receiving audio stream (mp3, chunked, with byte range seek) and serving it as a SHOUTcast compatible stream. Do you know any good library ...
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Fast tool to mirror a website

I'm interested in downloading the entire contents of a website (mirroring). It took wget 8 hours to mirror a 3 GB website. I have also tried HTTrack, but the performance was the same. I've also ...
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Looking for C++ HTTP Server Lib with chunked encoding handling

Do you know any C++/C library for implementing HTTP server that has possibility of "overloading" chunked data handler, i.e. I'd like to have access to chunked data after each chunk. I need ...
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Good HTTP load balancer options

I am looking for a HTTP load balancer with the following features: Dynamic registration of upstream servers over HTTP API - the LB should expose a /register API by which upstream servers can register ...
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Good node.js or python modules for streaming live video

Suppose I have a camera that streams video to an internet server. I want viewers to be able to see the live video on the browser. What are some software libraries and network protocols to use for this ...
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web console to debug HTTP calls with JSOn paylod and JSON replies

I am looking for software (ideally a browser plugin) which would be a web console allowing me to query (GET, POST, ...) a remote server with some JSON payload, and display the response (which is also ...
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Tools to monitor traffic over HTTP/2

Normally when debugging I am using fiddler to monitor traffic over HTTP. Since HTTP/2 comes out binary and most implementations (Chrome, Firefox) are TLS encrypted what are my options to see what ...
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Is there a small no frills EventSource client?

I'm building an app optimized for embedded devices, and I need an EventSource client (commonly called SSE) to connect to a server. Is there something which isn't a full blown library with unneeded ...
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There is any Java library to create Mime File Container?

I need to create a Mime File Container like this: Mime-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/mixed; boundary="----5nSasdfd5DQWERgOL732nyngX0hPJPPwasdfGptf8olMJTCQ=_1e_" ------...
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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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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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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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Support for partial file downloads using HTTP / REST

I have a client/server architecture in which the client needs to periodically download large files from the server. Let's say the client downloads 9Gb of a 10Gb file and then temporarily loses ...
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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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Tool to check https security

I am looking for a tool to check the security of the https services I offer. I want to be sure the SSL cipher suite, the protocol version ... is secure. Maybe checking for some CVE Vulnerabilities ...
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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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Network packet sender that lets you alter fields in packet headers?

I've come across a couple applications on the web that let you send network packets through different protocols (for example, Packet Sender https://packetsender.com) but I can't seem to find an option ...
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OPC UA over http

I am experimenting with opc-ua implementations and already created a few basic applications with node-opcua. All implementations I checked so far are using the binary protocol (opc.tcp://..). Are ...
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Local HTTP proxy with response caching

The problem: I'm contributing to a project, where integration tests are used. Before committing to the repo, I'm starting these tests, and I'm doing it quite often. Integration tests are accessing ...
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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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Deploy a free HTTP Server

I have a sensor connected to internet thanks to a modem 3G which can send files only by FTP or HTTP (not FTPS and HTTPS) with defined port. I whiched get these files on my Cordova app thanks a Node.js ...
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What is a good framework to build an HTTP api without a frontend in Scala?

I want to build a relatively simple REST api that would query from and write to a database (e.g. Postgres). And I want to use Scala for this. What would be a good framework to use? I am considering ...
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What library should I use to get data from an Http Client at realtime in android?

My client is a sensor which is providing me realtime values which changes repeatedly and using http protocol for transfer. I have worked with HttpConnection library and retrofit. Can I use them??
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Program To Mock HTTP Server by logging all requests and returning 200

I am looking for a program I can run that will log all http requests sent to it, including URL and body. It then should return a 200. Does anyone know of a program that will do this? Ideally it would ...
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lighttpd compatible compiled blog free software on Linux/Debian

context My personal website http://starynkevitch.net/Basile is on a VPS server ovh.starynkevitch.net hosted in France by OVH. I am happy with my VPS provider. I am a research engineer in computer ...