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Re: hit-metering poll

From: Carl W. Kalbfleisch <cwk@onramp.net>
Date: Tue, 6 Aug 1996 20:19:13 -0500
Message-Id: <199608070119.UAA13373@sooner.onramp.net>
To: paulle@microsoft.com
Cc: http-wg%cuckoo.hpl.hp.com@hplb.hpl.hp.com
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>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Leach <paulle@microsoft.com> writes:

    Paul> I need data from any content providers on this list!  When
    Paul> you do hit counting:

There is an effort underway to define a MIB for http and web servers
in general.  There was a BOF on this at the 35th IETF in LA.  The 
work is summarized on the web at http://http-mib.onramp.net/

Currently the latest draft is http://http-mib.onramp.net/draft_2.my

Most probably this MIB development will become part of the charter of
the Applications MIB Working Group.

    Paul> Do you count HEADs and GETs as hits?

The MIB counts each request type individually (for each virtual server).

    Paul> Do you count conditional GETs that return 304 (Not modified)
    Paul> as hits?  (I.e., where the requester already had a copy of
    Paul> the page, and was just checking to see if it was
    Paul> up-to-date.)

It also counts each response type individually (for each virtual server).


Carl W. Kalbfleisch            This is the day which the LORD hath made; 
http://www.onramp.net/~cwk/       we will rejoice and be glad in it. 
cwk@onramp.net                              -- Psalm 118:24
Received on Tuesday, 6 August 1996 16:27:00 UTC

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