[thelist] Virtual directories in IIS

Shawn K. Quinn skquinn at speakeasy.net
Wed Jun 18 14:34:56 CDT 2003

On Wednesday June 18 2003 07:25, Koutoulas, Pete wrote:
> Not trying to throw a monkey wrench into this discussion, but isn't
> it true that there are a few very old browsers that do not send a
> host header and thus fail to distinguish virtual hosts created this
> way? I know it's probably quite a tiny percentage, but if this is
> true (and I'm pretty sure it is) it may be a consideration if using
> unique IP's is an option.

This is unlikely to be an issue with current browsers, though there is
a workaround for the older browsers capable of using a proxy (most
proxies will translate HTTP/1.0 requests to HTTP/1.1 with the Host

Shawn K. Quinn

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