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Did you want the HTTP Interface module or how to Control VLC via a browser?
VLC uses this protocol (or access module) to read data from a device or network.
This protocol is handled by the http module.

HTTP or HyperText Transport Protocol is an application network layer developed in the early days of the Internet to transmit HTML and text files. Today it's used for every kind of media, thanks to its flexibility.

HTTPS or HyperText Transport Protocol Secure is HTTP with TLS (encryption) to provide security and privacy.

VLC media player can use both HTTP and HTTPS for multimedia streaming. It can read a stream from a server like Apache, or act like a server dumping multimedia over the network.

Usage for HTTP:

vlc http://host[:port]/file