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From living liquid | Christian Meisinger <>
Subject Re: Request Filter
Date Thu, 05 Jun 2008 14:38:17 GMT
> What you've got looks more complex than it should be (but I'm
> not spending the time to go through it in detail).
> 1.  That's not a filter in Apache terminology.
> 2.  You're basically doing the same as mod_access/mod_authz_host
>     but using a different lookup.
> 3.  mod_rewrite can already do what you're looking for.
>     If you want to drive it from SQL, you can use
>     RewriteMap "dbd:your-SQL-query"

what i'm doing right now is: using the error log pipe to check for
for suspicious errors.
if enough errors happened i call
iptables -A INPUT -d DROP -j 'IP'.

for me doing all checks with a apache module seems to be more 'cleaner'.

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