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Problem with Static Images

Re: Problem with Static Images

by Jack Dockery -
Number of replies: 0
THANKS!!! That fixed it, for some reason lwp-request for a local url doesn't work for a link that is local to the server but does if we test an external url:

Three examples:
1) checking link on the server using lwp-request on the server:

/usr/bin/lwp-request -d -t 40 -mHEAD https://webwork.math.montana.edu/wwtmp/S18M171//gif/6f220643-a8b4-333a-8fe7-96607065a064___3cd22e5e-bc29-3de2-a440-15f4fd36c705.pngwww.monta
500 Can't connect to webwork.math.montana.edu:443

2) checking an external link using lwp-request on the server
/usr/bin/lwp-request -d -t 40 -mHEAD www.montana.edu
200 OK

3) checking the link on the server using lwp-request on another 16.04 box:
/usr/bin/lwp-request -d -t 40 -mHEAD "https://webwork.math.montana.edu/wwtmp/S18M171//gif/6f220643-a8b4-333a-8fe7-96607065a064___3cd22e5e-bc29-3de2-a440-15f4fd36c705.png"
200 OK

It seems that the dynamic images are not checked for a valid url but the static ones are. If we comment out the check in PGalias and retrun 1 as Michael suggests everything seems to be back to normal.

THANKS we have had a lot of very up happy calculus students learning to be patience.

Another question: why would you want to check to see if the url is valid?

Thanks Again!