Re: htdig: Host header support for htdig

Tom Holub (
Wed, 17 Dec 1997 15:53:42 -0800

At 1:43 PM -0600 12/17/97, Nathan Neulinger wrote:
>Has anyone added support for the Host: header part of a HTTP/1.1 request
>to htdig?
>Finally was able to debug a problem with a page on one of our servers not
>getting indexed. The URL showed up as being indexed, but htdig requested
>the page without sending Host: and the hostname of the URL.
>This causes it to pull up a different page when retrieving a page from a
>non-ip based virtual host.

htdig 3.0.8b2 has this capability; it works reasonably well on a machine
we're indexing that has 5 non-IP virtual hosts.

Tom Holub (
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