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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] 400 with absoluteURI in GET/POST
Date Tue, 21 Aug 2007 13:20:04 GMT
On 8/21/07, Kiu <> wrote:
> Hi,
> newer Samsung phones have an unusual bug (in j2me, not the wap browser).
> They send an absoluteURIs in their GET/POST line. According to RFC 1945
> this is only allowed when speaking to a proxy. Apache replies to these
> requests with a "400 INVALID URI" reply.
> Is there a possibility to rewrite the wrong host line, tell apache to
> accept this crap or setup a fake proxy before it ?
> Any idea how to get this running ?

Are you sure it is apache generating the 400 error and not your app
server? To the best of my knowledge, apache will indeed accept
absolute URIs and strip off the hostname portion in its default


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