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proxy intercepting traffic



we are using a telstra.internet apn and were using port 8080 to report (non http) data to our servers for at least 2 years now.


since last week we are getting an error from a proxy server who doesn't like the data:


HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
Date: Tue, 21 Aug 2012 01:49:01 GMT
Server: Apache
Content-Length: 311
Connection: close
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1

<title>400 Bad Request</title>
<h1>Bad Request</h1>
<p>Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.<br />
<address>Apache Server at Port 3128</address>


has there been a policy change ? or is this a misconfigured proxy ?

the data is non-http but is just plain text data


forgot to tell, that it doesn't start off doing it, just after 30 minutes or so the proxy starts rejecting the traffic.. and not all units that use the telstra.internet apn do it, it seems to be related to the assigned ip address.

which is why i guess it might be to do with 1 particular proxy in a farm of proxies that is mis-configured ?


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Telstra (Retired)
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Re: proxy intercepting traffic

Hi Toms & welcome to CrowdSupport.


I want to raise this with our techies to source you an answer but I need some details about the account/service that is having the issues. Can you please send me the details via and I will pass it on to them & hopefully get you a reply.





Ben B
Telstra Digital Sales & Service


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Re: proxy intercepting traffic

Hello Ben, thanks for that, i have just forwarded the sim details to you via the 24x7 help site.

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