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[Tuesday 30th August 2011 at 11:27 pm]
Thomas

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Well, that's a new one:

Bad Request

Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.

Size of a request header field exceeds server limit.

User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.30; .NET CLR 3.0.04506.648; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0C)

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[User Picture]From: delta_mike
Wednesday 31st August 2011 at 10:17 am (UTC)
In fairness, that's a shitty User-Agent string. And is presumably primarily there because of Microsoft's habit of mutually-incompatible .NET releases.
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[User Picture]From: tryss
Wednesday 31st August 2011 at 3:19 pm (UTC)
well.. it's certainly not the current Apache Header Range bug. Windows servers are supposed to use IIS.

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[User Picture]From: boggyb
Wednesday 7th September 2011 at 11:19 pm (UTC)
Actually, it might be related - one thing Apache recommend (the server this came from claims to be "Apache", with no version) is adding "LimitRequestFieldSize 200" to the .htaccess. It turns out that that User-Agent is a little over 200 characters long.
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[User Picture]From: tryss
Wednesday 7th September 2011 at 11:25 pm (UTC)
oooh possibly. hehe. you should have seen my company working on that. You'd think someone kicked over an ant hill. it Spawned TONS of meetings and e-mails
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