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Re: AW: AW: Use of Status Code 500

From: David Morris <dwm@xpasc.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Sep 2009 07:33:14 -0700 (PDT)
To: "Svensson, Lars" <l.svensson@d-nb.de>
cc: "'HTTP Working Group'" <ietf-http-wg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0909030730580.17797@egate.xpasc.com>

On Thu, 3 Sep 2009, Svensson, Lars wrote:

>> You can send details in the response body (but I assume you already
>> do that :-).
> Yes, I do, but since the load balancer catches the exception and kicks
> in the other Tomcat instance, the user never gets to see it...

Uh ... that sounds like a violation of the HTTP protocol ... a load 
balancer essentially retrying a request once any bytes are sent to the
server. Are you sure it isn't the *next* request the LB sends to the 
alternate server?

Dave Morris
Received on Thursday, 3 September 2009 14:45:12 UTC

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