416 errors are starting to show up
On Wed, Nov 4, 2009 at 11:31 AM, Kevin Ireson
> Thanks Colin,
> At least it gives me a clue. I will investigate further.
> Kevin I
Have you tried asking this question on the apache mailing list at
as a sidenote I have noted that the 416 error message is a *client*
side error see below
according to http://www.addedbytes.com/apache/http-status-codes-explained/
* 416 - Requested Range Not Satisfiable
A 416 status code indicates that the server was unable to fulfill the
request. This may be, for example, because the client asked for the
800th-900th bytes of a document, but the document was only 200 bytes
according to http://www.websitepulse.com/kb/4xx_HTTP_status_codes.html
416 - Requested Range Not Satisfiable
A server usually returns a response with 416-status code if a request
included a Range request-header field, and none of the range-specifier
values in this field overlap the current extent of the selected
resource, and the request did not include an If-Range request-header
field. For example if the resource is an image file and has 1000
bytes, and the Range requested is 500-1500, then it cannot be
> From: "Colin Law" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, November 04, 2009 9:16 AM
> To: "Kevin Ireson" <email@example.com>; "Ubuntu user
> technical support, not for general discussions"
> Subject: Re: 416 errors are starting to show up
>> 2009/11/4 Kevin Ireson <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
>>> I have a sever running Apache/2.0.55 (Ubuntu).
>>> I have noted recently in logs for several domains on this server 406
>>> errors showing up.
>>> 416 /index.html (49 times in the past 4 weeks)
>>> I am a novice with Ubuntu thus was looking for some information about
>>> what this error is and perhaps what is causing it.
>> This may help, or it may not
>>> I have searched for information about 416 ubuntu, which is how I
>>> this list. However, what the message means and what is causing it I
>>> not found yet.
>>> I hope you can help.
>>> Kevin I
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