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From "D'Arcy J.M. Cain" <da...@Vex.Net>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Discussion about possible new feature for Apache HTTP Server
Date Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:08:06 GMT
On Mon, 30 Jun 2014 13:23:37 +0100
Gulkamal Singh <> wrote:
> 1) A browser that has a simple interface from where I can map a key
> to a url.  When I make a request to my admin URL, it sends this key
> in the header, get or post.
> 2) A server which shows a 404 unless the key is present in the
> header, get or post.
> This is fairly a simple feature and I feel that if browsers and
> servers implement this, it could become popular.  Could people please
> give me thoughts on this, if there might be benefits to this, and if
> it would be possible for apache http server to implement this?

I think you are being way too complicated.  Just put your admin page at
something like and add that to your
bookmarks.  No one is going to accidentally type that in.  In fact, I
often use that in lieu of actual password protection when convenience
is more important than high security.

D'Arcy J.M. Cain
System Administrator, Vex.Net
http://www.Vex.Net/ IM:darcy@Vex.Net
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