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Subject Re: Allowing modules to add input filters is broken
Date Tue, 22 May 2001 14:47:54 GMT
On Mon, 21 May 2001, Bill Stoddard wrote:

> > > What was your point? Guess I didn't get it. One question though... How do
> > > you know if "the port is an SSL enabled virtual host" (your words not mine)?
> > > Seems the best you can do is to know that the port  is an SSL port (via a
> > > server wide config) You cannot know in the pre_config hook which VH the
> > > request belongs to.
> >
> > SSL is only a namebased virtual host feature.  Based on which port the
> > connection came in on, you can use that in the pre-connection phase.
> >
> I still don't understand what name based virtual hosting has to do with SSL.  You can
know at global
> server scope whether a port/ip pair is SSL or not and you install mod_tls appropriately.
 Maybe I am
> being dense or you are really meaning ip-based host rather than name based (i.e., the
Host: header)
> virtual hosting.

You and I are saying the same thing.  Obviously, I messed up, and meant
ip-based, but essentially we agree completely on this.


Ryan Bloom               
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San Francisco, CA 94131

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