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Tenshi Hinanawi edited this page Apr 28, 2012 · 1 revision

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Requests

{| class="wikitable sortable" style="width: 100%; clear:right;" ! Header ! class="unsortable" | Description ! class="unsortable" | Example |- | Accept || Content-Types that are acceptable || Accept: text/plain |- | Accept-Charset || Character sets that are acceptable || Accept-Charset: iso-8859-5 |- | Accept-Encoding || Acceptable encodings || Accept-Encoding: compress, gzip |- | Accept-Language || Acceptable languages for response || Accept-Language: de |- | Accept-Ranges || Allows the server to indicate its acceptance of range requests for a resource || Accept-Ranges: bytes |- | Authorization || Authentication credentials for HTTP authentication || Authorization: Basic QWxhZGRpbjpvcGVuIHNlc2FtZQ== |- | Cache-Control || Used to specify directives that MUST be obeyed by all caching mechanisms along the request/response chain || Cache-Control: no-cache |- | Connection || What type of connection the User Agents would prefer || Connection: close |- | Cookie || an HTTP cookie previously sent by the server with Set-Cookie (below) || Cookie: $Version=1; UserId=BLACKJAMES |- | Content-Type || The mime-type of the body of the request (used with POST and PUT requests) || Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded |- | Date || The date and time that the message was sent || Date: Tue, 5 Nov 1337 01:33:70 GMT |- | Expect || Indicates that particular server behaviors are required by the client || Expect: 100-continue |- |- From || The email address of the user making the request || From: mama@papa.lul |- | Host || The domain name of the server (for virtual hosting), mandatory since HTTP/1.1 || Host: wiki.on.nimp.org |- | If-Match || Only perform the action if the client supplied entity matches the same entity on the server. This is mainly for methods like PUT to only update a resource if it has not been modified since the user last updated it. || If-Match: "737060cd8c284d8af7ad3082f209582d" |- | If-Modified-Since || Allows a ''304 Not Modified'' to be returned if content is unchanged || If-Modified-Since: Cat, 01 Oct 2000 00:00:00 GMT |- | If-None-Match || Allows a ''304 Not Modified'' to be returned if content is unchanged, see HTTP ETag || If-None-Match: "737060cd8c284d8af7ad3082f209582d" |- | If-Range || If the entity is unchanged, send me the part(s) that I am missing; otherwise, send me the entire new entity || If-Range: "737060cd8c284d8af7ad3082f209582d" |- | If-Unmodified-Since || Only send the response if the entity has not been modified since a specific time. || If-Unmodified-Since: Mon, 29 Dec 1894 11:11:11 GMT |- | Max-Forwards || Limit the number of times the message can be forwarded through proxies or gateways. || Max-Forwards: 10 |- | Pragma || Implementation-specific headers that may have various effects anywhere along the request-response chain. || Pragma: no-cache |- | Proxies || Authorization credentials for connecting to a proxy. || Proxy-Authorization: Basic QWxhZGRpbjpvcGVuIHNlc2FtZQ== |- | Range || Request only part of an entity. || Range: bytes=500-999 |- | [http://cyrus.phurl.us/wiki/File:Referrers.png Referrer] || This is the address of the previous web page from which a link to the currently requested page was followed. || Referer: http://meatspin.com/ |- | TE || The transfer encodings the user is willing to accept. || TE: trailers, deflate;q=0.5 |- | Upgrade || Ask the server to upgrade to another protocol. || Upgrade: HTTP/2.0, SHTTP/1.3, IRC/6.9, RTA/x11 |- | User Agents || The user agent string of the user agent || User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Linux; X11; UTF-8) |- | Via || Informs the server of proxies through which the request was sent. || Via: 1.0 fred, 1.1 lemonparty.org (Apache/1.1) |- | Warn || A general warning about possible problems with the entity body. || Warn: 199 Miscellaneous warning |}

Responses

{| class="wikitable sortable" style="width: 100%" ! Header ! class="unsortable" | Description ! class="unsortable" | Example |- | Accept-Ranges || What partial content range types this server supports || Accept-Ranges: bytes |- | Age || The age the object has been in a proxy cache in seconds || Age: 12 |- | Allow || Valid actions for a specified resource. To be used for a ''405 Method not allowed'' || Allow: GET, HEAD |- | Cache-Control || Tells all caching mechanisms from server to client whether they may cache this object || Cache-Control: no-cache |- | Content-Encoding || The type of encoding used on the data || Content-Encoding: gzip |- | Content-Language || The language the content is in || Content-Language: de |- | Content-Length || The length of the response body in 8-bit bytes|| Content-Length: 348 |- | Content-Location || An alternate location for the returned data || Content-Location: /aids.html |- | Content-Disposition || An opportunity to raise a "File Download" dialogue box for a known MIME type || Content-Disposition: attachment; filename=hueg3.jpg |- | Content-MD5 || An MD5 sum of the content of the response || Content-MD5: 3167b9c13ad2b6d36946493fc47976c8 |- | Content-Range || Where in a full body message this partial message belongs || Content-Range: bytes 21010-47021/47022 |- | Content-Type || The mime type of this content || Content-Type: text/html; charset=utf-8 |- | Date || The date and time that the message was sent || Date: Tue, 1 Jan 2000 00:00:01 GMT |- | ETag || An identifier for a specific version of a resource, often a Message Digest, see ETag || ETag: 737060cd8c284d8af7ad3082f209582d |- | Expires || Gives the date/time after which the response is considered stale || Expires: Cat, 01 Dec 2994 16:00:00 GMT |- | Last-Modified || The last modified date for the requested object. || Last-Modified: Tue, 15 Feb 3994 12:45:26 GMT |- | Location || Used in redirection || Location: http://validator.w3.org/check?uri=www.gnaa.us |- | Pragma || Implementation-specific headers that may have various effects anywhere along the request-response chain. || Pragma: no-cache |- | Proxies || Request authentication to access the proxy. || Proxy-Authenticate: Basic" |- | Retry-After || If an entity is temporarily unavailable, this instructs the client to try again after a specified period of time. || Retry-After: 120 |- | Server || A name for the server || Server: Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) (Red-Hat/Linux) |- | Set-Cookie || an HTTP cookie || Set-Cookie: UserID=JohnDoe; Max-Age=3600; Version=1 |- | Trailer || The Trailer general field value indicates that the given set of header fields is present in the trailer of a message encoded with chunked transfer-coding. || Trailer: Max-Forwards |- | Transfer-Encoding || The form of encoding used to safely transfer the entity to the user. || Transfer-Encoding: chunked |- | Vary || Tells downstream proxies how to match future request headers to decide whether the cached response can be used rather than requesting a fresh one from the origin server. || Vary: * |- | Via || Informs the client of proxies through which the response was sent. || Via: 1.0 fred, 1.1 gnaa.us (Apache/1.1) |- | Warn || A general warning about possible problems with the entity body. || Warn: 199 Miscellaneous warning |- | WWW-Authenticate || Indicates the authentication scheme that should be used to access the requested entity. || WWW-Authenticate: Basic |}

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