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Re: persistant connections and proxies

From: Alex Hopmann <hopmann@holonet.net>
Date: 28 May 96 12:42:55 -0700
To: "Peter Churchyard" <pjc@tis.com>, http-wg@cuckoo.hpl.hp.com
Message-Id: <ADD0A80B-B4EF5@206.15.78.175>
Peter Churchyard wrote:
>Our Gauntlet Internet Firewall has an http proxy that if used in 
>transparent mode does show problems with Netscape clients talking to 
>Microsoft and Netscape servers. The proxy does pass through the
headers 
>and the server and client do think they have a persistant connection 
>except that the proxy doesn't.
>
>Clients configured with proxy handoffs don't normally have problems
>since 
>the proxy persistant connection attempt by the client is ignored by
the 
>server.
>

This is strange. The Netscape folks claimed that Netscape sends a
different Proxy-Connection header to proxies, which should solve this
problem...



Alex Hopmann
ResNova Software, Inc.
hopmann@holonet.net
http://www.resnova.com/
Received on Tuesday, 28 May 1996 12:42:55 EDT

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