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fyi - thats because your browser doesn't have HTTP_HOST support

Author: Tridus ()
Date: 2000-05-16 00:00:00

One of the new things they brought in to conserve IP addresses in http 1.1 is something called a host header. Thats where you tell the server what *server* you want, in addition to what file you want. So you can host a few hundred sites on a single IP.

The problem is that if a client doesn't send that host header, the server has no idea which page to give to you. So it has to guess. There is ways around it, but not easily.

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Quick! What's the link to the CWAL Storm Cellar? - SM_007 - 2000-05-16 00:00:00
-fyi - thats because your browser doesn't have HTTP_HOST support - Tridus - 2000-05-16 00:00:00
--Is there any way around it on these computers? - Psycho Sam! - 2000-05-16 00:00:00
---no, I mean on the server side. - Tridus - 2000-05-16 00:00:00
-Here you go. - undertow - 2000-05-16 00:00:00
--Thankee! - SM_007 - 2000-05-16 00:00:00