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connect-server

This middleware sets or removes the Server header on HTTP responses. The Server header contains information about the software used to handle a request. This header is used by services that gather metrics about the web, including Alexa and Netcraft.

Installation

$ npm install connect-server

Usage

To set the Server header on responses, simply use server middleware and specify server details.

var serverHeader = require('connect-server');

app.configure(function() {
  app.use(serverHeader({ name: 'Node.js', version: '0.6.14' }));
});

An array can also be used, to specify an significant subcomponents of a server.

app.configure(function() {
  app.use(serverHeader([{ name: 'Node.js', version: '0.6.14' },
                        { name: 'Express', version: '2.5.9' }]));
});

To remove any Server header from the response, use serverHeader middleware and specify null.

var poweredBy = require('connect-powered-by');

app.configure(function() {
  app.use(serverHeader(null));
});

Security

Revealing the software version of the server may make the system more vulnerable to attacks, by disclosing details that confirm known security holes, if any. This risk should be assessed before enabling this functionality on an untrusted network.

Tests

$ npm install --dev
$ make test

Build Status

Credits

License

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2011 Jared Hanson

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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