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Location header not being rewritten in iChain 2.2

(Last modified: 17Sep2003)

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fact

iChain 2.2

symptom

Location: header in a redirect not being rewritten like it was in iChain 2.1

javascript redirect not working in iChain 2.2

fix

1)  Make sure you are on a post-FCS (First Customer Ship) build of iChain.

2) In iChain 2.1, the configuration below would rewrite the Location: header in a redirect to reflect a change from HTTP to HTTPS. (Note there is no Alternate Host Name being used). In iChain 2.2, the header is not rewritten to HTTPS unless the Alternate Host Name configuration is used.

set accelerator mail dnsname=mail02.myserver.com
set accelerator mail loginpage=
set accelerator mail alturl=
set accelerator mail port=80
clear accelerator mail webserver
add accelerator mail webserver=13.21.16.20
clear accelerator mail address
add accelerator mail address=13.21.17.1
set accelerator mail webserverport=80
set accelerator mail sendxforwardedforheader=No
set accelerator mail fillhostheadertype=ForwardReceivedHost
set accelerator mail hostmismatcherror=No

Note that the accelerator's DNS name is the same as the DNS name sent in the Location: header by the Web Server.

If "mail02.myserver.com" is placed in the Alternate Host Name field then iChain 2.2 will correctly rewrite the Location: header to HTTPS.

A defect was submitted to engineering on this issue (4/15/03).   The issue is resolved in IC22FP2A.EXE and later.

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  • Document ID:
  • 10080451
  • Solution ID: NOVL87281
  • Creation Date: 21Feb2003
  • Modified Date: 17Sep2003
    • NovellConnectivity Products

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