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From Jeff Trawick <traw...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] header unset server does not work
Date Tue, 11 Jun 2013 21:26:27 GMT
On Tue, Jun 11, 2013 at 4:51 PM, fredk2 <fredk2@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> After setting "ServerTokens Prod", I would like to modify or remove the
> server header that says "Apache" from the response.
> Reading some googles it says that is not possible with "Header unset
> server"
> as you'd expect from reading
> http://httpd.apache.org/docs/current/mod/mod_headers.html
>
> Besides modifying the source, is there some new trick that is supposed to
> work? I can't seem to read it in the (mod_header) documentation for 2.4.
>
> IBM's version of Apache has a directive AddServerHeader off
>
> http://publib.boulder.ibm.com/httpserv/manual70/mod/core.html#addserverheader
> I am really really curious, why didn't the brilliant IBM Engineers not
> include that change in the main Apache dev trunk?
>

A number of the Apache HTTP Server developers do not want users to be able
to suppress the Server header without modifying the source code or adding
third-party modules.  The issue comes up from time to time and is subject
to change.


>
> In advance many thanks for your replies and help,
> Fred
>
>
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