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From Aaron Bannert <>
Subject Re: UseCanonicalName considered harmful
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2002 22:05:49 GMT
On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 11:01:41PM +0100, Martin Kraemer wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 06, 2002 at 08:18:26AM -0800, Aaron Bannert wrote:
> > Perhaps we should require the ServerName to have
> > a port when there are multiple Listen statements?
> No, that disables the easy (and more useful and intuitive) way of
> using the port that the request came in on.

My point is that there are times when the incomming port should not
be used as the canonical name. I'm simply suggesting that we may
wish to avoid confused users by putting in this protection.

> Of course, you *can* override it to one (of several Listen ports) or
> even to a completely different one (the one used on the firewall's
> outside) by using ServerName xxxxxx:port

As long as it can be overridden then I'm ok with this.


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