403 forbidden with lynx www browser
sylvain.bertrand at gmail.com
Fri Nov 27 03:33:36 UTC 2015
On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 12:17:23PM +1100, Sylvain BERTRAND wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 25, 2015 at 07:29:53PM +0100, Lukas Tribus wrote:
> > https://support.cloudflare.com/hc/en-us/articles/200169226-Why-am-I-getting-a-403-error-
> > That is however not the case with rawstory.com.
> > Therefor:
> > - rawstory.com uses cloudflare, but
> > - cloudflare does not block lynx in this instance
> > - the backend (rawstory.com) nginx server blocks the user-agent
> > There is no one to blame other than the original host.
> Then, back to square one.
> Usually, when lynx is 403 forbidden, as far as I can remember, it was nginx. If I
> read well the document with the link provided above, it means that the "browser
> integrity" from nginx mod_security seems to have a setting blocking alternative
> light browsers like lynx. If it's actually the case, nginx mod_security
> is concluding that lynx is a "compromised browser" way too easily.
... and another one:
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