If you use Domino’s HTTP GZIP compression, you may have issues with your Google Search Appliance reporting:
Malformed HTTP header: empty content
It appears that the Google box will tell Domino that it accepts compressed content in the HTTP headers even though it is unable to process the content. Luckily I found an easy solution on the Google Search Appliance support forum.
The solution is to add headers to the Google Box’s http requests.
- Open the GSA admin interface.
- Select ‘Crawl and Index‘ -> ‘HTTP Headers‘
- In the ‘Additional HTTP Headers for Crawler’ enter: