i found a problwm with the link and fixed that but now i get error code 400 everytime.
if i take the same link http://www.superletter.com/updates/test download.zip and put it in the borwser it works fine. but run it through the ICS httpcli it get error code 400, if i run through my proxy i get 406 error. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Francois Piette" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "ICS support mailing" <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sent: Friday, June 09, 2006 9:44 AM Subject: Re: [twsocket] httpcli downloading zip files > The HTTP client component doesn't make any difference whatever the > document > type is. It is exactly the same processing for a HTML document or a ZIP > file. > > It is likely that the server react differently when you get a simple HTML > file and get a ZIP file. Maybe it is a server side script which deliver > the > zip file and this script may depends on cookie grabbed somewhere and sent > along with the request, or the script use HTTP header lines sent by the > browser to check for client type and the likes. > > So the sort out the problem, you have to use a sniffer (Such as Ethereal) > or > a spying proxy (such as SocketSpy) to analyse the successful request sent > from a browser. You'll see what the browser send exactly (cookies and > header > lines included). Then you can change your request send with the HTTP > component accordingly. > > BUT the first step is to use the HttpTst program delivered with ICS and > try > to download various zip files located on various public servers. If it > doesn't work, then you may have a problem with your ICS installation. > > Contribute to the SSL Effort. Visit http://www.overbyte.be/eng/ssl.html > -- > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > Author of ICS (Internet Component Suite, freeware) > Author of MidWare (Multi-tier framework, freeware) > http://www.overbyte.be > > > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Marc A. Hale" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > To: <email@example.com> > Sent: Thursday, June 08, 2006 11:22 PM > Subject: [twsocket] httpcli downloading zip files > > >> i'm using the httpcli to download http files. if i do a get a a html page > is fine. >> >> if i try to download a file like a zip file it always comes down as 1 >> byte > and never downloads the file. the file extension is .slp which >> is a zip file and works fine directly from browser. is they anything >> different i have to do to download a file like a zip,txt, doc or >> anyting. >> >> also where can i get a help file with on the options and descriptions >> >> >> this is being used in a dll here is the code >> >> Http1 := THttpCli.Create(nil); >> http1.Username := strpas(username); >> http1.Password := strpas(password); >> if enableproxy then >> Begin >> http1.Proxy := proxyserver; >> http1.ProxyPort := proxyport; >> http1.ProxyUsername := ProxyUser; >> http1.ProxyPassword := Proxypass; >> end; >> try >> http1.URL := StrPas(url); >> http1.RcvdStream := TFileStream.Create(strpas(outfile), > fmCreate); >> http1.Get; >> showmessage(http1.ContentType); >> except >> showmessage('ERROR >> CODE:'+IntToStr(http1.StatusCode)+#13+'STATUS:'+http1.ReasonPhrase); >> end; >> http1.RcvdStream.Free; >> http1.RcvdStream := nil; >> http1.free; >> >> >> -------------------------------------------------------------------------- > ------ >> Marc A. Hale >> MJK Software Writers >> [EMAIL PROTECTED] >> -- >> To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list >> please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket >> Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be > > -- > To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list > please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket > Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be > -- To unsubscribe or change your settings for TWSocket mailing list please goto http://www.elists.org/mailman/listinfo/twsocket Visit our website at http://www.overbyte.be