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From Payal Rathod <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] open proxy
Date Wed, 07 Jan 2004 12:18:30 GMT

Joshua Slive said,

> I don't know how Mandrake sets up its apache conf files, but are you sure
> you looked through all of them?  Have you tried disabling mod_proxy

How to disable mod_proxy completely? Also, please tell me some way to 
make apache listen only to and not to external ip?

> You can easily est if your server is really an open proxy simply by
> pointing your own browser-proxy configuration at it, or by doing:
> telent yourserver 80
> GET HTTP/1.0
> Host:

I got,
telnet 80
Connected to (
Escape character is '^]'.
HTTP/1.1 400 Bad Request
Date: Wed, 07 Jan 2004 11:55:43 GMT
Server: Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer/2.0.47 (Mandrake Linux/6mdk)
mod_perl/1.99_09 Perl/v5.8.1 mod_ssl/2.0.47 OpenSSL/0.9.7b PHP/4.3.2
Content-Length: 410
Connection: close
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1

<title>400 Bad Request</title>
<h1>Bad Request</h1>
<p>Your browser sent a request that this server could not understand.<br
<hr />
<address>Apache-AdvancedExtranetServer/2.0.47 (Mandrake Linux/6mdk)
mod_perl/1.99_09 Perl/v5.8.1 mod_ssl/2.0.47 OpenSSL/0.9.7b PHP/4.3.2
Server at Port 80</address>

What is the problem?
THanks a lot and bye.
With warm regards,
p.s. please CC me the replies, I am on diget mode.

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