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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: 1.3.6 -> 1.3.11 giving problems
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2000 21:23:34 GMT
Does your hostname have an underscore in it?

The (poor) decision to reject all such hostnames in 1.3.11 was made,
without properly documenting that.

On Thu, 3 Feb 2000, Michael Smith wrote:

> I'm finally getting round to upgrading our servers from 1.3.6 to 1.3.11,
> and we've had a couple of problems relating to our reverse proxy setup.
> Firstly we found that ProxyPass directives ceased to work (or at least
> in the same way they used to), though I got round this by using various
> forms of RewriteRule ... [P] instead (sorry if I missed something in the
> docos here)  Secondly, and less easily resolved is that the machines I
> am proxying to gives this error for some of the pages:
> [Thu Feb  3 17:46:52 2000] [error] [client] Client sent
> malformed Host header
> If I make a request to the server directly, with the equivalent
> URL I don't see a problem and I also don't see the problem for every
> request that is passed to this server (and I'm currently trying to work
> out what is the difference between those that work and those that
> don't).
> Apart from this, mod_proxy is running beautifully for our approx 2mil
> dynamic pages per day - looking forward to finding out about
> mod_backhand at ApacheCon.
> Anyone else seen this?  Any ideas?
> Mike

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