troubleshooting Question

How can I customise default Apache error response headers?

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Hi all.

First up, I just want to make it clear that what I DON'T need to do is display a custom error page in Apache. This is easy and already working.
What I can't find out how to do is to customise the error response headers.

For example, I telnet to the machine running Apache on an appropriate port, e.g. telnet xx.xx.xx.xx 8080
then send a HEAD request by typing in HEAD and pressing enter.

What I get back from this is the following:

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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//IETF//DTD HTML 2.0//EN">
                                                  <html><head>
                                                              <title>501 Method Not Implemented</title>
                       </head><body>
                                    <h1>Method Not Implemented</h1>
                                                                   <p>head to /ndex.html not supported.<br />
                              </p>
                                  <hr>
                                      <address>Apache/2.0.59 (Win32) Server at xx.xx.xx.xx Port 8080</address>
                                 </body></html>


Connection to host lost.

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The response in itself is ok. BUT, I need to be able to remove/hide/change the IP address and port number from the <address> tag in this response.
I can't find any information on how or where to do this, and would greatly appreciate any help.

Thanks!
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