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HttpURLConnection does not send chunked Body to Web Server when reconnection is occurred


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      Customer is NTT Corp and have JFB contract.


      They reported their java application(HTTP client) only send Http Header and not send HTTP chunked body
      when Web Server(they use Apache in their test case) is restarted under the condition that
      keepalive is enabled.
      This issue is not happened when http client sends data with content-length header.

      This can be reproduced easily with sample program when Apache runs worker mode and keepalive is enabled.

      1. Start Web Server(Apache) with worker mode and add following keepalive settings to httpd.conf

      KeepAlive On
      MaxKeepAliveRequests 100
      KeepAliveTimeout 15

      2. connect Web Server by using sample application(Main001.java).

      3. restart Apache(apachectl restart).

      a) This issue is only happened when http client sends data with chunked encoding.
         (Please see attached Main001.java)

      b) This issue is not happened when http client sends data with content-length header.
         (attached Main002.java send data with content-length header)

      Following is network capture and java thread dump when the issue is happened Client Web Server

      38 40.021757 HTTP POST /test.txt HTTP/1.1 (application/x-www-form-urlencoded)
      39 40.022734 TCP http > 60120 [ACK] Seq=1246 Ack=1281 Win=11264 Len=0
      40 40.022764 HTTP HTTP/1.1 200 OK (text/plain)

      ---- httpd restart ---

      41 40.023265 TCP http > 60120 [FIN, ACK] Seq=1557 Ack=1281 Win=11264 Len=0
      42 40.023300 TCP 60120 > http [ACK] Seq=1281 Ack=1558 Win=65700 Len=0
      43 50.025082 TCP [TCP segment of a reassembled PDU]
      44 50.025302 TCP [TCP segment of a reassembled PDU]
      45 50.025330 TCP [TCP segment of a reassembled PDU]
      46 50.025354 HTTP POST /test.txt HTTP/1.1 (application/x-www-form-urlencoded)
      47 50.025524 TCP 60120 > http [FIN, ACK] Seq=1537 Ack=1558 Win=65700 Len=0
      48 50.026274 TCP http > 60120 [RST] Seq=1558 Win=0 Len=0
      49 50.026293 TCP 60121 > http [SYN] Seq=0 Win=8192 Len=0 MSS=1460 WS=2
      50 50.026316 TCP http > 60120 [RST] Seq=1558 Win=0 Len=0
      51 50.026333 TCP http > 60120 [RST] Seq=1558 Win=0 Len=0
      52 50.026346 TCP http > 60120 [RST] Seq=1558 Win=0 Len=0
      53 50.026358 TCP http > 60120 [RST] Seq=1558 Win=0 Len=0
      54 50.027032 TCP http > 60121 [SYN, ACK] Seq=0 Ack=1 Win=5840 Len=0 MSS=1460 WS=7
      55 50.027056 TCP 60121 > http [ACK] Seq=1 Ack=1 Win=65700 Len=0
      56 50.027367 TCP [TCP segment of a reassembled PDU] <---- only send http header ( hang )
      57 50.028103 TCP http > 60121 [ACK] Seq=1 Ack=244 Win=6912 Len=0

      After sending Http header, it seems java http client waits response from web server.
      "main" prio=6 tid=0x00179400 nid=0x1af0 runnable [0x001cf000]
      java.lang.Thread.State: RUNNABLE
      at java.net.SocketInputStream.socketRead0(Native Method)
      at java.net.SocketInputStream.read(SocketInputStream.java:129)
      at java.io.BufferedInputStream.fill(BufferedInputStream.java:218)
      at java.io.BufferedInputStream.read1(BufferedInputStream.java:258)
      at java.io.BufferedInputStream.read(BufferedInputStream.java:317)
      - locked <0x24295e28> (a java.io.BufferedInputStream)
      at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.parseHTTPHeader(HttpClient.java:687)
      at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.parseHTTP(HttpClient.java:632)
      at sun.net.www.http.HttpClient.parseHTTP(HttpClient.java:652)
      at sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection.getInputStream(HttpURLConnection.java:1072)
      - locked <0x24283f80> (a sun.net.www.protocol.http.HttpURLConnection)
      at Main001.getUrl(Main001.java:53)
      at Main001.doMain(Main001.java:22)
      at Main001.main(Main001.java:9)

      when Web Server(Apache) returns following response.
      HTTP/1.1 200 OK
      Date: Fri, 29 Oct 2010 15:05:52 GMT
      Server: Apache/2.2.3 (Red Hat)
      Last-Modified: Tue, 19 Oct 2010 05:50:09 GMT
      ETag: "68928c-7-492f1dd92c640"
      Accept-Ranges: bytes
      Content-Length: 7
      Keep-Alive: timeout=30, max=96
      Connection: Keep-Alive
      Content-Type: text/plain; charset=UTF-8

      As keepalive is enabled, java http client tries to use the same connection
      and reconnect to web server if server reply Rest packet, but after reconnection,
      java http client only sends http header and not sends chunked body.


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                dmeetry Dmeetry Degrave (Inactive)
                duke J. Duke (Inactive)
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