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Testing for HTTP Incoming requests (OTG-INPVAL-017)

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This section describes how to monitor all incoming/outgoing http requests on both client or web server side. The purpose of this testing is to verify if there is unnecessary or suspicious http request sending in the background.

Test Objectives

1. Monitor all incoming and outgoing http requests to the Web Server to inspect any suspicious requests.

2. Monitor http traffic without changes of end user Browser proxy or client-side application.

How to Test

Reverse Proxy

Port Forwarding

TCP-level Network Traffic Capture


  • Fiddler
  • TCPProxy
  • Charles Web Debugging Proxy
  • WireShark