Re: Some sites don't like X-Forwarded-For: unknown

From: Dancer <>
Date: Fri, 20 Feb 1998 12:24:42 +1000

Hmm.. May be a more obvious choice.


Arjan de Vet wrote:

> I got a complaint that gave a "No Object Data"
> error message. After some digging into HTTP headers I found out that this
> site does not like the following header:
> X-Forwarded-For: unknown
> which you get when using 'forwarded_for off'. The server immediately closes
> the connection without any message.
> I solved it by replacing "unknown" in http.c with "". A more
> sophisticated way would be using random IP numbers :-).
> Arjan

Did you read the documentation AND the FAQ?
If not, I'll probably still answer your question, but my patience will
be limited, and you take the risk of sarcasm and ridicule.
Received on Thu Feb 19 1998 - 18:30:11 MST

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