Does anyone know if this has been fixed? If not, are we planning in fixing it for 2.1?


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Subject: [jira] [Created] (TC-151) Delivery Service XML IDs should be limited to lower-case letters
Date:   Thu, 16 Feb 2017 08:10:41 +0000 (UTC)
From:   Oren Shemesh (JIRA) <>

Oren Shemesh created TC-151:

             Summary: Delivery Service XML IDs should be limited to lower-case 
                 Key: TC-151
             Project: Traffic Control
          Issue Type: Bug
          Components: Traffic Ops
    Affects Versions: 1.7.0
            Reporter: Oren Shemesh
            Priority: Minor

The DNS system is case-insensitive. Since a delivery service XML ID is used as 
part of the FQDN of the cache being redirected to, two different DSs cannot 
differ only by case.
This leads to the conclusion that it is best if we limit the XML IDs of 
delivery services to be lower-case only.
This would achieve the following:
1. Make domain names used by TC 'conventional' (i.e. lower-case only)
2. Remove the possibility of a case-conflict between DSs
3. Currently, Traffic Router does not behave correctly when a DS XML ID 
contains upper case letters. Limiting to lower-case would prevent the need to 
fix this :-)

Current problems with TR behaviour, when an XML ID contains opper-case letter 
1. The TR sends a redirect to a host FQDN which contains a lower-case version 
of the DS XML ID
2. The TR does not resolve the lower-case version of the host FQDN.

Here is an example to demo current bug in TR. DS XML ID is opencachehub-DT, TR 
redirects to opencachehub-dt, and then refused to resolve the cache name using 
this DS (a lot of irrelevant data was removed fro this text):

$ curl -L -s -D - -v
* Connected to 
( port 80 (#0)
GET /video01.mp4 HTTP/1.1
Accept: */*

< HTTP/1.1 302 Moved Temporarily
< Location:
< Content-Length: 0

* Connection #0 to host left 
* Issue another request to this URL: 
* getaddrinfo(3) failed for
* Couldn't resolve host 

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