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benj
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Data access index links broken

by benj » Fri Aug 03, 2018 6:49 am America/New_York

The file links in your "Direct Data Access" website section appear to be broken.

eg. going to https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Ancillary/Attitude-Ephemeris/2018/215/PM1ATTNR_NRT.A2018215.0235.061 produces a 404 error page, as does https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/MODIS-Aqua/L1/2018/183/A2018183013500.L1A_LAC.bz2 and, well, everything else I go to through that page. The "getfile" links still work if you know which files you want (which means the file search still works), so the files are there, but the links are broken (and look to have been so since around the middle of Wednesday, GMT).

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Data access index links broken

by OB ODPS - towens » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:12 am America/New_York

Thanks for reporting that. The servers are being restarted to clear the problem.
You should be able to access the data now.

Tommy

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Data access index links broken

by benj » Fri Aug 03, 2018 7:34 am America/New_York

Hi Tommy

Thanks for the quick response, but I'm still getting 404s (eg tried https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Ancillary/Attitude-Ephemeris/2018/214/PM1ATTNR_NRT.A2018214.1540.061). These are files I didn't try previously, so shouldn't be caching at my end.

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Data access index links broken

by OB ODPS - towens » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:29 am America/New_York

You are using:
https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/Ancillary/Attitude-Ephemeris/2018/214/PM1ATTNR_NRT.A2018214.1540.061

The files are not accessible directly via that URL.

If you hover your mouse over the link on the page, you will see that the file URL points to the getfile call:
https://oceandata.sci.gsfc.nasa.gov/cgi/getfile/PM1ATTNR_NRT.A2018214.1540.061

That is the URL you need to fetch with wget or curl.

Tommy

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Data access index links broken

by benj » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:38 am America/New_York

Yeah, I know that, but if I click on the link in my web browser it should work (and doesn't).

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by OB ODPS - towens » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:45 am America/New_York

I can't reproduce the error you are seeing. I'll kick this up to the web folks.

Tommy

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Data access index links broken

by benj » Fri Aug 03, 2018 8:54 am America/New_York

Grrr... it's working now, sorry. Looks like the problem was that the links on the page were going to the wrong place until your reboot, but I didn't refresh the browser window I had open on the index so my links were still wrong. I thought there was a server-side redirect (but there isn't, as you say), so I didn't think I needed to refresh the page.

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