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Apache Module mod_info

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Description:Provides a comprehensive overview of the server configuration
Module Identifier:info_module
Source File:mod_info.c


To configure mod_info, add the following to your httpd.conf file.

<Location /server-info>
SetHandler server-info

You may wish to use mod_access inside the <Location> directive to limit access to your server configuration information:

<Location /server-info>
SetHandler server-info
Order deny,allow
Deny from all
Allow from yourcompany.com

Once configured, the server information is obtained by accessing http://your.host.dom/server-info

Note that the configuration files are read by the module at run-time, and therefore the display may not reflect the running server's active configuration if the files have been changed since the server was last reloaded. Also, the configuration files must be readable by the user as which the server is running (see the User directive), or else the directive settings will not be listed.

It should also be noted that if mod_info is compiled into the server, its handler capability is available in all configuration files, including per-directory files (e.g., .htaccess). This may have security-related ramifications for your site.

In particular, this module can leak sensitive information from the configuration directives of other Apache modules such as system paths, usernames/passwords, database names, etc. Due to the way this module works there is no way to block information from it. Therefore, this module should only be used in a controlled environment and always with caution.



AddModuleInfo Directive

Description:Adds additional information to the module information displayed by the server-info handler
Syntax:AddModuleInfo module-name string
Context:server config, virtual host
Compatibility:Apache 1.3 and above

This allows the content of string to be shown as HTML interpreted, Additional Information for the module module-name. Example:

AddModuleInfo mod_auth.c 'See <a \

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