Re: Web server name?

Karl Auerbach (
Fri, 20 Jan 1995 07:09:44 +0100

> Thus, it's occurred to us that we'd like to see a way to ask a server
> "What's your name?" and get back something like "Verity Corporate
> Information."
> Is anyone else thinking about this? Shall we just forge ahead and make a
> proposal for a way to implement this? I'm thinking that perhaps it should
> be an element in the header of the default document. Ideas?

I usually fire off an SNMP query and ask the machine that way.
A fair number of 'em answer.