Access Logs Entries Are Truncated On Oracle iPlanet Web Server 6 SP11

(Doc ID 1555322.1)

Last updated on NOVEMBER 05, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle iPlanet Web Server - Version 6.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

iPlanet Web Server, has been customised to log additional information to the access log.

However, the entries in the access log are truncated, with some of the information missing from the entries.

See below for normal entries in the access logs.

 

sample of truncated entries in access log:

10.159.108.34 - - [28/May/2013:20:50:56 -0400] "GET / HTTP/1.1" 304 0 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0"   GET /index.html - "HTTP/1.1" https-bur07-2104-26.us.oracle.com  Init fn=flex-init format.access="10.159.108.34 - -   [28/May/2013:20:50:56 -0400] \"GET / HTTP/1.1\" 304   0 -""
10.159.108.34 - - [28/May/2013:20:50:56 -0400] "GET /banner.html HTTP/1.1" 304 0 "http://10.152.234.26:99/" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0"   GET /banner.html - "HTTP/1.1" https-bur07-2104-26.us.oracle.com  Init fn=flex-init format.access="10.159.108.34 - -   [28/May/2013:20:50:56 -0400] \"GET /banner.html HTTP/1.1\" 304   0 -""
10.159.108.34 - - [28/May/2013:20:50:56 -0400] "GET /launch.html HTTP/1.1" 304 0 "http://10.152.234.26:99/" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0"   GET /launch.html - "HTTP/1.1" https-bur07-2104-26.us.oracle.com  Init fn=flex-init format.access="10.159.108.34 - -   [28/May/2013:20:50:56 -0400] \"GET /launch.html HTTP/1.1\" 304   0 -""
10.159.108.34 - - [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] "GET /blank.gif HTTP/1.1" 304 0 "http://10.152.234.26:99/banner.html" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0"   GET /blank.gif - "HTTP/1.1" https-bur07-2104-26.us.oracle.com  Init fn=flex-init format.access="10.159.108.34 - -   [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] \"GET /blank.gif HTTP/1.1\" 304   0 -""
10.159.108.34 - - [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] "GET /logo_sun.gif HTTP/1.1" 304 0 "http://10.152.234.26:99/banner.html" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0"   GET /logo_sun.gif - "HTTP/1.1" https-bur07-2104-26.us.oracle.com  Init fn=flex-init format.access="10.159.108.34 - -   [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] \"GET /logo_sun.gif HTTP/1.1\" 304   0 -""
10.159.108.34 - - [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] "GET /sunonepowered.gif HTTP/1.1" 304 0 "http://10.152.234.26:99/launch.html" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0"   GET /sunonepowered.gif - "HTTP/1.1" https-bur07-2104-26.us.oracle.com  Init fn=flex-init format.access="10.159.108.34 - -   [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] \"GET /sunonepowered.gif HTTP/1.1\" 304   0 -""
10.159.108.34 - - [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] "GET /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1" 200 3638 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 5.1; rv:12.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/12.0"   GET /favicon.ico - "HTTP/1.1" https-bur07-2104-26.us.oracle.com  Init fn=flex-init format.access="10.159.108.34 - -   [28/May/2013:20:50:57 -0400] \"GET /favicon.ico HTTP/1.1\" 200   3638 -""

Cause

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