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From "Dan Mahoney, System Admin" <d...@prime.gushi.org>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] make no response to doc root access
Date Sun, 07 Aug 2005 15:44:09 GMT
On Sun, 7 Aug 2005, maohai huang wrote:

Well, presumably, in order to read the URL string from the user agent 
you'd have to answer the connection.  So already there's a server running, 
obviously.

And it greatly breaks the protocol to just close the connection without 
sending some sort of error.


> hi,
>
> For security reasons I would like to know how to
> configure apache on my.host.com such that when
> someone tries http://my.host.com or
> http://my.host.com/
> there will be no response from the server at all,
> just like there is no server running, but
> http://my.host.com/foo or http://my.host.com/foo/
> would work just fine. ditto for https.
>
> thanks in advance.
>
> mh
>
>
>
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