RE: URI not accepted

From: Ollie Cornes (ollie@cornes.org)
Date: Tue, Aug 17 1999


Date: Tue, 17 Aug 1999 16:00:44 -0400 (EDT)
From: "Ollie Cornes" <ollie@cornes.org>
To: "'Brian Gilkison'" <gilkison@one.net>
Cc: <www-validator@w3.org>
Message-ID: <007301bee8eb$711d3250$272a989e@ollie>
Subject: RE: URI not accepted


Maybe, though the server is Microsoft Internet
Information Server 4.0, I don't think it limits
connection by agent.

Ollie

> This might be a problem with what useragents your domain will 
> allow...  My
> ISP's webserver for dialup accounts (w3.one.net) only accepts 
> connections
> if request includes a known useragent (i.e., Netscape, 
> Mozilla 4.0, Lynx,
> etc.) or agents specifically requested by users (i.e. the W3 HTML
> Validator) (this was implemented for security reasons).  After
> w3.one.net's OS was recompiled, I had to make such a request to the
> webmaster here.
> 
> The end result was that until that useragent list was updated, I would
> get similar messages while trying to validate my personal web pages...
> 
> Brian Gilkison
> gilkison@one.net