[ut2003io] Server Redirection

Michiel El Muerte Hendriks elmuerte at el-muerte.student.utwente.nl
Mon Dec 22 14:18:53 EST 2003

On Mon, Dec 22, 2003 at 01:00:33PM -0600, Paul Berger wrote:
> I don't know if anybody has an idea about this, but I've tried to setup
> the following:
> On the UT2003 server the redirect is given as:
> http://someserver.somedomain.org/cgi-bin/redirect.cgi/
> The CGI script check to see if the file requested exists on the server,
> if not it recirects with a 302 to:
> http://someserver.anotherdomain.org/ut2003/compressed/<file name>
> The issue I'm having is I get "server refused to send file" ... this is
> the same for both windows & linux clients.  Looking at the logs from
> someserver.antotherdomain.org the UT2003 clent never checks this server.
> Is it just that this is not supported, or do I need so send a 301 or 303
> redirection to get it to work?
> The main reason I'm doing this is to save bandwidth on our the server
> that runs our web site and take advantage of the public redirect for
> serving the bonus-pack maps.

301 or 302 HTTP replies are not supported yet (sound work in the
upcoming patch and ut2004).
That's the same reason why http://uz.unrealadmin.org can't be used yet.

Michiel "El Muerte" Hendriks            elmuerte at drunksnipers.com
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