remko at elvandar.org
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 pc1.my.domain.com if that matches
or to pc2.my.domain.com
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
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