Re: squid+transparent proxy

From: Henrik Nordstrom <>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 1998 20:12:00 +0200

Evren Yurtesen wrote:

> which clients does not send host header?

Pure HTTP 1.0 clients. That is:
* Old clients
* Some HTTP clients built-into various other programs
* People making manual requests using telnet

> and what is host header exactly?

It is a header that is part of a HTTP 1.0+ request, telling which server
the request is intended for. This is needed to support virtual servers
sharing one IP address.

Henrik Nordström
Sparetime Squid Hacker
Received on Sat Aug 15 1998 - 11:23:05 MDT

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