After following 30x redirects, our servers are doing a little better,
at least we are  getting results once in a few times. But we are still
getting lots of 503s for Search and 400s for REST. All of our servers
are supposed to be whitelisted, what could we do here?

On Aug 7, 12:44 pm, Chad Etzel <> wrote:
> Inline about 302's. I'm trying to get info on your other questions:
> On Fri, Aug 7, 2009 at 3:27 PM, Justin Hart<> wrote:
> > Does this affect POST as well as GET?  The issue here is the way
> > clients handle 30x after POST.  Most clients (now by convention) do
> > not respect the RFC (
> > sec10.html#sec10.3) and will send a GET after POST always.  Some
> > clients will respect the method, but not re-post any data.  We need to
> > be sure we are all expecting the right things.
> You are correct that lots of clients now redirect with a GET instead
> of a POST, even curl does this, which is a bummer.
> The best thing to do in that case is to catch the response code
> (without following the redirect automatically) and manually re-attempt
> the POST with the new location.
> We know it's a pain, but that's one way around the POST->GET problem.
> -Chad

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