When to use Expect 100 Continue?

When to use Expect 100 Continue?

The client will expect to receive a 100-Continue response from the server to indicate that the client should send the data to be posted. This mechanism allows clients to avoid sending large amounts of data over the network when the server, based on the request headers, intends to reject the request.

What does Expect 100 Continue mean?

The initial part of a request has been received and has not yet been rejected by the server. The server intends to send a final response after the request has been fully received and acted upon.

How do you remove expect 100 continue?

K94382824: How to disable the client from sending the ‘Expect: 100-continue\r\n’

  1. Log in to the BIG-IP Configuration utility.
  2. Navigate to Local Traffic > iRules.
  3. Click Create.
  4. Type a unique name in the Name text box for the iRule.
  5. In the Definition box, type the following iRule syntax:
  6. Click Finished.

What is Expect 100 Continue header?

100-continue. Informs recipients that the client is about to send a (presumably large) message body in this request and wishes to receive a 100 (Continue) interim response.

Why does the 100 continue?

The HTTP 100 Continue informational status response code indicates that everything so far is OK and that the client should continue with the request or ignore it if it is already finished.

What does HTTP 401 mean?

Unauthorized client error status
The HTTP 401 Unauthorized client error status response code indicates that the request has not been applied because it lacks valid authentication credentials for the target resource. This status is similar to 403 , but in this case, authentication is possible.

What is the difference between a status 200 and a status 201?

The 200 status code is by far the most common returned. It means, simply, that the request was received and understood and is being processed. A 201 status code indicates that a request was successful and as a result, a resource has been created (for example a new page).

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