HTTP General Headers

by Jeff Hunter, Sr. Database Administrator


The following table lists the standard general-header fields defined by HTTP/1.1; these provide general control information and may be included in a client request or server response.

HTTP General Headers

HTTP General Headers
Header Function
Cache-Control Controls caching of a document
Connection Controls connection keep alive
Date Indicates the local time
Pragma Specifies implementation-specific options
Trailer Indicates the headers included in a checked trailer
Transfer-Encoding Specifies the transfer encoding used
Upgrade Requests a protocol upgrade (e.g. to SSL)
Via Indicates proxies and proxy protocols
Warning Warns of a possible problem

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