Apache Httpd fails to start with error message "SecServerSignature: original signature too short. Please set ServerTokens to Full"

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When using the ModSecurity module and ServerTokens set to Prod, Apache Httpd will not start.


  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)
    • 7.x
    • 8.x
  • Red Hat JBoss Web Server 3.0+
  • Red Hat JBoss Core Services (JBCS) Apache HTTPD

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