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ATI.COM

By LNCPapa
May 28, 2012
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  1. Has AMD disabled ATI.com or is it just down for now? Might be worth a short story if it's gone for good.

    -LNCPapa
     
  2. mailpup

    mailpup TS Special Forces Posts: 8,506   +238

    If I type ati.com, it automatically redirects to amd.com. Is that what you are seeing? I'm using FF 12.0
     
  3. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,411   +1,595

    I'm getting a redirect with Opera 11.64 as well.

    Edit:
    I wonder if this is a side effect of AMD dropping the ATI logo?
     
  4. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Topic Starter Posts: 4,374   +289

    Nope - not what I'm seeing so nvm :)
     
  5. Marnomancer

    Marnomancer TS Booster Posts: 808   +51

    Yeah, AMD assimilated ATI a long time ago. Visiting ati.com should automatically redirect to amd.com.
     
  6. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Topic Starter Posts: 4,374   +289

    I'm just getting a failed redirect which is why I brought this up. It usually redirects for me but it hasn't been since yesterday.
     
  7. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,925   +170

    Why do you keep typing in ati.com anyway? :p

    I get a HTTP 400 bad request, using IE7
     
  8. Marnomancer

    Marnomancer TS Booster Posts: 808   +51

    Hmm...redirect prevention add-on, or a setting?
    Half the time I'm getting a redirect to amd.com, the other half a DNS lookup failure.
     
  9. josh7143

    josh7143 TS Rookie

    I, too, was curious why AMD would have taken down the ATI web site... I generally type the site (I.e. 'ATI') and press CTRL+Enter in the address bar, which adds the leading 'http://www.' and trailing '.com'. That being said, the reason for the occasional failed redirect is due to a misconfiguration on AMD's part.

    Notice, if you type ati.com (no 'www'), it will 302 redirect to http://ati.amd.com/
    However, if you type www.ati.com, you will receive an HTTP/1.0 400 Bad Request...
    More specifically:
    ---response begin---
    HTTP/1.0 400 Bad Request
    Server: AkamaiGHost
    Mime-Version: 1.0
    Content-Type: text/html
    Content-Length: 193
    Expires: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 08:23:08 GMT
    Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2012 08:23:08 GMT
    Connection: close
    ---response end---

    This likely was due to a load-balancing configuration, with some traffic hitting Akamai, when ATI had much more traffic. It's difficult to tell what server is misconfigured, or if Akamai simply didn't receive payment for services :).

    Hope this eases someone else's curious mind .... At least it's [probably] not browser hijacking!
    --Josh
     


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