HTTP Protocol

Detection Information

The following page provides information on the HTTP Protocol.

Protocol Description

The HTTP protocol is the unencrypted web protocol used by web sites and other web-based technologies. HTTPS is the secure/encrypted version of this protocol.

Full Name

Hypertext Transfer Protocol



Port Statistics

IP Protocol Flow Percent
TCP 80 82%
TCP 8082 3%
TCP 3000 2%
TCP 5000 2%
TCP 8080 2%
TCP 8181 1%

Port Reference - RFC

  • TCP 80 - World Wide Web HTTP
  • TCP 8080 - HTTP Alternate (see Port 80)



External Resources

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Related Protocols

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Category Name Tag


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