[rescue] Did I remember correctly? MSIE and 15 second POST?

caleb at webninja.com caleb at webninja.com
Tue Mar 30 15:34:53 CST 2004

> Was this the list where someone posted a new "feature" in Internet
> Exploder
> after the latest round of patches that limits POST submits to 15 seconds
> after the page loads?  If it is, could you zap me a few details so I can
> pass this on to my network engineering team?  This sounds like something
> that's going to bite us in the 'nads in the near future, if it's true....

Yep, that was me.  The summary would be:

IE6 + SSL + HTTP KeepAlive == empty POSTS


The solutions/workarounds are:

Client side patch:


Turn off keepalive for IE on server (apache example):
BrowserMatch "MSIE 6\.0; Windows NT 5\." nokeepalive



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