weird 403 (forbidden) website access issue
richard at inf.ed.ac.uk
Tue Mar 31 22:20:31 UTC 2020
> The addr (www.ovandoschool.org) resolves to 220.127.116.11
> If I type in 18.104.22.168 in the address bar, I get a 403 error
> $ telnet 22.214.171.124 80
> Trying 126.96.36.199...
> Connected to chi-node42.websitehostserver.net.
> Escape character is '^]'.
> GET / HTTP/1.1
> Host: www.ovandoschool.org
If you give a browser the numeric IP address, it won't know what
Host: header to send.
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