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From Justin Erenkrantz <>
Subject Re: Apache dies on large error_log (possible remote DoS)
Date Tue, 13 Aug 2002 18:17:51 GMT
On Tue, Aug 13, 2002 at 11:54:14AM -0400, Cliff Woolley wrote:
> This has always been the case for both Apache 2.0 and 1.3 and is a
> well-known issue.  It's up to the administrator to have appropriate log
> rotation and monitoring in place, as there's not much we can really do
> about this from within the server itself.

We *could* teach httpd about LARGEFILE so if the OS supports it
we can have large logs, but, the essential problem still remains -
you can easily get the log file to eat up all disk space.  -- justin

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