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  1. Sakai
  2. SAK-39673

Support partial requests in access servlet

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    • Type: Task
    • Status: CLOSED
    • Priority: Major
    • Resolution: Fixed
    • Affects Version/s: None
    • Fix Version/s: 2.6.x, 2.7.x
    • Component/s: Kernel
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      Description

      The http protocol allows clients to request part of a file rather than the entire file as defined here:

      http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616-sec14.html#sec14.5

      The server outputs the http header

      Accept-Ranges: bytes

      after which a client may request a partial download, e.g.

      GET /downloads/selenium.zip HTTP/1.1
      Referer: http://qa1-za.sakaiproject.org/downloads/
      Accept: /
      Range: bytes=2350112-

      The access servlet should support partial downloads as this may speed up downloading through download managers, and also supports resuming downloads that have been interrupted.

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                  Assignee:
                  dhorwitz David Horwitz
                  Reporter:
                  smarquard Stephen Marquard
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