On 28 Mar 2006, at 08:45, Kenn Humborg wrote:
>> However, sensible as it sounds, it's not what's happening :-( My
>> original post was incorrect (it was late :-( ) and the count of 200
>> result codes I gave was in fact the count of ALL matches in the logs
>> for the redirected files on serverB, which did contain a significant
>> number of 304s. Apologies for the confusion, but the basic question
>> remains the same - why do 25% of the requesters to the original
>> server not follow the redirect?
>> Pull out the heavy guns... Grab a tcpdump for a few minutes on the
> two servers and get down and dirty :-)
>> If you can isolate a working and non-working case in the logs and
> look at the HTTP traffic for those requests in detail, you might
> find enlightenment.
I'm not sure I want enlightment THAT badly. These are busy servers,
so tcpdump would be grabbing a lot of data. And in the end, if the
requesting client simply isn't asking serverB for the file, as seems
to be the case, tcpdump will be to no avail.
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