Re: htdig: Question about redirection


Geoff Hutchison (Geoffrey.R.Hutchison@williams.edu)
Mon, 23 Nov 1998 20:42:33 -0500


At 5:15 AM -0500 11/23/98, Zak McGregor wrote:
>simply redirects to another page. Htdig gets the redirect command,
>but doesn't follow the redirection, even though it is on the same
>server. Is this a bug, or am I simply missing a configuration thing?

Well there are a few possibilities. The most obvious is that the target
page is excluded, either through config, or by the robots.txt file, or by
its META robots tag.

After that, I'd have to see output to see why you say it "gets the redirect
command, but doesn't follow the redirection."

-Geoff Hutchison
Williams Students Online
http://wso.williams.edu/

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