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From "Boyle Owen" <Owen.Bo...@swx.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Downloading an executable from Apache
Date Mon, 11 Dec 2006 07:35:57 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Albert E. Whale [mailto:aewhale@ABS-CompTech.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, December 09, 2006 3:59 PM
> To: Users @ Httpd
> Subject: [users@httpd] Downloading an executable from Apache
> 
> I'm not a newbie, but this time I feel like one.
> 
> I have an executable on a web page (it's a Tight VNC server for PCs), 
> and when I attempt to select it, the web page directs me back to 
> 127.0.0.1 - here's the log entry:
> 
> 71.162.15.5 - - [09/Dec/2006:09:30:26 -0500] "GET 
> /tightvnc-1.2.9-setup.exe HTTP/1.1" 302 303

Yep - 302 is a redirect. You must have a redirect or rewrite rule
somewhere in your config (main or included file) or in a .htaccess file.

BTW, if you want the client to save the file with no fuss, you'll need
to specify an appropriate mime-type.

Rgds,
Owen Boyle
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> 
>  <a href="http://www.DomainName.com/tightvnc-1.2.9-setup.exe" 
> target="_blank">TightVNC software</a>.
> 
> Why does this not work?
> 
> -- 
> Albert E. Whale, CHS CISA CISSP
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