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logo Max-Forwards

ID: 180
TypeStandard
SubypeProxies
Related headersClient-Ip, Clientip, Forwarded, Proxy-Authorization, Proxy-Connection, Surrogate-Capability, Userip, Via, X-Auth-Username, X-Authenticated-Group, X-Authenticated-User, X-Client-Ip, X-Device-User-Agent, X-Forwarded-Email, X-Forwarded-For, X-Forwarded-Groups, X-Forwarded-Host, X-Forwarded-Proto, X-Forwarded-User, X-If-Via, X-Iws-Via, X-IWSaaS-Via, X-Proxyuser-Ip, X-Real-Ip, X-Remote-Addr, X-Remote-Ip, X-Server-Ip, X-Target, X-Target-Proxy, X-Wap-Proxy-Cookie
Last seen2021-09-13 10:45:18
NoteMax-Forwards header provides a mechanism with the TRACE and OPTIONS request methods to limit the number of times that the request is forwarded by proxies.

Example header value:
10

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