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From imacat <>
Subject Re: [WWW]Some trouble with the new URLs for the forums
Date Thu, 04 Oct 2012 04:53:52 GMT
On 2012/08/27 02:00, imacat said:
> On 2012/08/27 00:15, Dave Fisher said:
>> On Aug 26, 2012, at 8:03 AM, RGB ES wrote:
>>> 2012/8/26 Rob Weir <>:
>>>> On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 8:31 AM, RGB ES <> wrote:
>>>>> Adding to the (lack of) redirection problem between the old and the
>>>>> new URL expressed on other threads, there are other problems reported
>>>>> by users. The first one is that forum notifications still arrive with
>>>>> only the old URL. Also, there are users experimenting problems with
>>>>> automatic log-in not working on the new URL.
>>>>> Another point that came to my mind is what happens with web crawler
>>>>> bots registered on the forums: I think that google, yahoo and all the
>>>>> others are still logging on (and indexing) the old URLs and ignoring
>>>>> the new ones. In fact, when you perform a web search on google, for
>>>>> example, about AOO all results that point to the forums show the old
>>>>> URL...
>>>> Are we exposing two different URL's for the forums, with the same
>>>> content?
>>> Exactly. You can enter the forum from both, the user.service... and
>>> the forum.openoffice... addresses.
>> I know what we need to do. We need to either:
>> (1) Deploy Apache Traffic Server in front of the Forums on the ooo-forums VM. We
have that on ooo-wiki which is why that redirection works better.
>> (2) Modify the apache.conf on ooo-forums VM to do a permanent redirection.
>     This part I'm planning.  Not done yet because there is still problem
> with forum session handling, and I'm still investigating.  Any hint is
> welcome.

    This is done, after solving the cookie problem.  Sorry for taking so
long.  The forum is now fully on .

    (It looks like I'm cleaning the task list. ^^; )

Best regards,
imacat ^_*' <>

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