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From Eric Covener <cove...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] HTTP header fields
Date Mon, 06 Dec 2010 18:50:43 GMT
On Mon, Dec 6, 2010 at 1:42 PM, Dave Stevens <geek@uniserve.com> wrote:
> Recently I had a note from a user of the apache site on my server that said in
> part, "the title bar in my browser shows the software package, O/S and version
> you run on your server.
>
> Have you thought about changing that?"
>
> Well, I hadn't, but it seems as if from a security point of view it might not
> be a bad idea. Is there any history or discussion on that? or perhaps a
> reference I can read up on?

http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/core.html#servertokens

There hasn't been much discussion that the info should be hidden by default.

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