hiding the identity of nginx

huet bartels hbartels at i-neda.com
Wed Mar 31 12:39:21 MSD 2010

Hi Nuno,

Thank you for the tip on error pages, I am fairly new to nginx from
apache, and now I totally sold. I will never go back unless I have to.



On Tue, 2010-03-30 at 10:11 +0100, Nuno Magalhães wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2010 at 09:42, huet bartels <hbartels at i-neda.com> wrote:
> > Dear All.
> >
> > Have managed to check the following files to change the identity of
> > nginx to another string, plus the footer section of the error pages.
> It would be easier (and more useful) to personalize your error pages.
> For instance:
> 	error_page 404 /40x.html;
> 	location = /40x.html {
> 		root   /var/www/nginx-default/default;
> 	}
> > But when I looked at the headers via firefox the images where still
> > showing nginx as the server.  Where else would I need to change this in
> > the source to completely hide the string nginx from the public
> The "Server: " header is what you're looking for. I'm not sure if
> that's mandatory by some RFC, but you'd have to dig into other files.
> If you search the archive you might find a 'patch' somewhere - whether
> it still applies for current versions i don't know.

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