Re: Use of Forwarded: by Web Servers

From: Richard Huveneers <>
Date: 2 Sep 1996 19:37:11 GMT

In article <Pine.SUN.3.93.960902161953.29308D-100000@usop.per.its.CSIRO.AU>, Mark.Eldridge@per.ITs.CSiro.AU (Mark Eldridge) writes:
>A few different web servers are used within our organisation, but mostly
>we use NCSA and Apache. We'd like to do access control by domain name
>from the Forwarded: field, but from what I can tell neither NCSA or Apache
>are able to.

Doesn't sound very secure to me. One could easily forge this header.

Received on Mon Sep 02 1996 - 13:15:51 MDT

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