Solved

400 BAD Request error - only in Netscape

Posted on 2000-04-12
2
149 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-09
Hi,

When I pass data to an ASP VB script with SPACES Netscape returns the error -

"400 Bad Request Due to malformed syntax, the request could not be understood by the server"

The error doesn't occur with IE5.

It doesn't occur in either browser if there are no spaces in the data.

Eg.

/scrips/FaxNumber.asp?param=unit id&data=6

Will return the "400 Bad request.." error in Netscape, not IE5.

While

/scrips/FaxNumber.asp?param=unitid&data=6

Will work in both (note no space - 'unitid'

Is there a way around this, as I require spaces??

Rdgs AJ
0
Comment
Question by:ajosephson
2 Comments
 
LVL 1

Accepted Solution

by:
Smacked earned 55 total points
ID: 2710652
What you have to do is replace all the spaces with %20


if the querystring comes from another page then reformat it before it's written with

<%
replace(querystring,chr(32),"%20")
%>

i think chr(32) is a space. i can't find my ascii chart. if it doens't work just use " ". does the same job.

where querystring is the variable containing the text to be added to the querystring

if that's no good jsut hard code %20 in place of all spaces
0
 

Author Comment

by:ajosephson
ID: 2710707
OK, Thx..
0

Featured Post

ScreenConnect 6.0 Free Trial

Discover new time-saving features in one game-changing release, ScreenConnect 6.0, based on partner feedback. New features include a redesigned UI, app configurations and chat acknowledgement to improve customer engagement!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
css, html 5 42
paypal ipn url 5 58
Browser Chrome downloads colored link 5 41
asp.net input html code have it display the content 2 13
This article discusses four methods for overlaying images in a container on a web page
Is your Office 365 signature not working the way you want it to? Are signature updates taking up too much of your time? Let's run through the most common problems that an IT administrator can encounter when dealing with Office 365 email signatures.
In this tutorial viewers will learn how to position items using CSS's three positioning types Create a new HTML document with an internal stylesheet.: Create another div in CSS and name it Absolute : Type "position:absolute;" and "top:10px; left:50p…
In this Micro Tutorial viewers will learn how to create navigation buttons that change on rollover, using CSS (Continuation of the CSS Image Sprite tutorial) Create a parent ID for all the list items       - Specify position: absolute and display: block…

809 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question