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From "horwat" <>
Subject Re: socket write error
Date Sat, 22 Sep 2001 00:01:36 GMT
The error occurs when a socket connection between a server and client is
broken. A browser, for instance, establishes a connection the the server and
it remains open until the server sends a response. If the browser for
whatever reason closes the connection before the server response is
complete, you will see this error.

This is a know problem since IE closes the socket on http/1.0 connections
when getting the headers. This is a "feature" (bug) that may save bandwidth
but causes the socket reset error messages.

If you use Tomcat 4.0 or Netscape, that should fix your problem. Tomcat 4.0
uses http/1.1. Netscape's implementation works as outlined in the http


----- Original Message -----
From: "Gelmetti Loris" <>
To: <>
Sent: Friday, September 21, 2001 12:35 AM
Subject: socket write error

> Hello
> We have installed Tomcat 3.2.3 with JDK 1.3.2.
> The server is Windows 2000 and IIS 5.0.
> We want to test our projects with Internet Explorer 5.5  Often we get the
> error message "socket write error". After about 100 or more socket write
> errors Tomcat stops working.
> Can you help us?
> Thanks!
> Bye
> Loris Gelmetti

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