[ic] IE problems after latest update KB832894 - SSL & KeepAlive
greg01 at coolbrew.com
Wed Feb 11 09:26:26 EST 2004
At 2/10/2004 12:10 PM, you wrote:
>Microsoft has introduced a bug with the latest critical update they
>released last week for Internet Explorer. This affects posting forms
>using SSL to a server with KeepAlives turned on. If the user took longer
>than the keepalive timeout (so that the socket was closed when the form is
>submitted), IE now fails to correctly post fhe form. I believe from other
>posts I've seen that it is setting the Content-Length header to zero.
>Anyway, the quick fix to this is to make sure KeepAlives are turned off in
>your server, at least for SSL when IE is the browser.
>I just spent several frustrating days trying to figure out what was going
>on with out stores and wanted to save everyone else the same trouble.
>Hope this helps.
Simple work around: Instruct your customers to use Mozilla http://mozilla.org/
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