private subsubdomains

Remko Lodder remko at
Wed Apr 7 04:24:31 PDT 2004

> The major exception is HTTP (and the various things that layer on top of
> it) which carries the target hostname as part of the protocol.
> Unfortunately, HTTPS leaves you back at square one since it uses SSL
> directly rather than via some form of STARTTLS negotiation that might be
> able to send the desired hostname.

No it's not, HTTP points to a ip adres, the ip adres can have virtual 
hosts, it cannot send the request to if that matches 
or to

This can be done if you use a Reversed Proxy or an Gateway which can 
make the decision to send it to host x when the HTTP/1.1 request is 
Host: host x



Kind regards,

Remko Lodder A Dutch community for helping newcomers on the 

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