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I have requested by auditor to Disable inode-based ETag generation in the Apache by adding the

FileETag MTime Size

is this apply on all Apache version? I have version 2.2 do i need that? if so how I can do that.


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Yes - in 2.4, INode is excluded by default. In 2.2, the default is FileETag INode MTime Size. You'll need to specify the excluding directive in the context desired; just putting it in the server config will suffice.

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thanks Shane, so simply add 'FileETag INode MTime Size' inside httpd.conf at any lines will be ok? – Daniel Mar 22 '12 at 18:41
@dan As long as it's not within a block for something else (like a vhost, directory, or module), then yes, that should work fine. – Shane Madden Mar 22 '12 at 23:40
ok..thanks much. appreciated your help – Daniel Mar 23 '12 at 2:46

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