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Re: how to troubleshoot a http::request 404 problem

by Your Mother (Bishop)
on Feb 19, 2011 at 23:31 UTC ( #889121=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to how to troubleshoot a http::request 404 problem

Broken code could cause it. :) This works fine–

use strict; use warnings; use LWP::UserAgent; my $ua = LWP::UserAgent->new; my $wetter = ""; my $response = $ua->request( HTTP::Request->new('GET' => $wetter ) ); print $response->decoded_content, $/ __END__ <div align="center"><strong><span class="temp">15.3&deg;C</span></stro +ng> <span class="resttemp">(59.5&deg;F)<br><font size="-2">23:25 - 19 + Feb 2011</font></span></div>

When you have questions, you should post the exact code you’re running. What you posted doesn’t even create the UserAgent. Also, use strict and warnings, always.

Update: WWW::Mechanize will make all this stuff more pleasant.

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Re^2: how to troubleshoot a http::request 404 problem
by lexthoonen (Initiate) on Feb 23, 2011 at 08:27 UTC

    First of all, thanks for your answer, however, my result with your code is:

    <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN"> <html><head> <title>404 Not Found</title> </head><body> <h1>Not Found</h1> <p>The requested URL /wetter/wetter.txt was not found on this server.< +/p> <hr> <address>Apache/2.2.3 (CentOS) Server at Port 80</address> </body></html>

    Strange, no?

      hmmm, that makes me think (at last...). I'll report back.

        well thanks to all of you, I now know the real problem wasn't in the code. It's a server thing; if i ping from the server that runs that piece of code, I get:

        PING ( 56(84) bytes of data.

        well, that is weird and the ip is wrong too: should be

        So, I now know I look into that direction.

        Thanks, to all of you!

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