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406 Not Acceptable because of file name?

Discussion in 'Web Development' started by pu132, Jul 14, 2007.

  1. pu132

    pu132 New Member

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    Okay, so I've tried this on two different servers (on the same host, though). Both use Apache 1.3.34 on Linux with cPanel. First off, I know the name is bad anyway, but I am curious to know the problem here.

    I have an image named "CP BBall Seal.jpg" on the server. Every time I try to access the file I get a 406, using Firefox, IE, and PHP readfile. When I rename the file to "BP BBall Seal.jpg" or "DP BBall Seal.jpg" it works as it should. I also get a 406 if I name the file "CP test.jpg".

    Is there something special about files that start with "CP " in Apache? Or is there some weird setting my host put on the server? Thanks.
     
  2. pradeep

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    cp in *nix system is a command, i.e. copy command. That may be a problem, I am not sure though try renaming your file to "MV BBall Seal.jpg". mv is also a command.
     
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    Interesting idea. But "MV " works just fine.
     
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    Hmmm...I tried googling it but didn't find any clue!
     

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