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Hypertext Transfer Protocol

[′hī·pər‚tekst ′tranz·fər ‚prōd·ə‚kȯl]
(computer science)
The communication protocol for transmitting linked documents between computers; it is the basis for the World Wide Web and follows the TCP/IP protocol for the client-server model of computing. Abbreviated HTTP.

Hypertext Transfer Protocol

(protocol)
(HTTP) The client-server TCP/IP protocol used on the World-Wide Web for the exchange of HTML documents. It conventionally uses port 80.

Latest version: HTTP 1.1, defined in RFC 2068, as of May 1997.

See also Uniform Resource Locator.
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It also helps prevent denial of service attacks directed against the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) level by receiving and processing HTTP connections before passing them on to the Web server.
The HP NetServer LXr 8000(2) four-way system recorded 12,969 Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) operations/s and the two-way system recorded 8,163 HTTP operations/s.
Typical applications supported by DSNA include all user written applications, network backup and recovery, network Hierarchical Storage Management (HSM), network virtual disk, Network File Service (NFS), Bulk Data Service (BDS), File Transfer Protocol (FTP), Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) and other critical storage tasks.
With a manufacturer's suggested retail price of $140, AlphaCONNECT Pro is a powerful communications tool that can harvest information from applications running on corporate intranets, legacy systems, LANs and Internet sites using the Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (HTTP) or File Transfer Protocol (FTP) standards.
S/WAN supports encryption at the IP level, which provides more fundamental, lower-level security than higher-level protocols, such as Secure Socket Layer (SSL) and Secure Hyper Text Transfer Protocol (S/HTTP).