Help with strange web server problem
cswiger at mac.com
Mon Feb 13 11:41:41 PST 2006
On Feb 13, 2006, at 7:58 AM, Jerry Bell wrote:
> It's hit or miss, but the first time someone visits the web site,
> they get
> a "server not found" page. On hitting refresh, they get the page - no
> problems. If I wait a while and try again, I get the same problem.
Path MTU problem?
> The problem appears to be something in the initial communication
> with the
> web server. Using tcpdump, I can see that the PC connects to the web
> server and sends the GET request, but the server closes the connection
> abruptly. Comparing that flow to a normal session, I see that
> there are
> some extra packets between the initial SYN and the sending of the GET
> phrase that do not exist during a successful session.
The details would help. :-) Or you could tell us what the server is
so we could try hitting it ourselves...
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