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From alex dyas <ad...@twowaytv.co.uk>
Subject Re: Why a 404 vs 401?
Date Tue, 19 Mar 2002 16:39:53 GMT
if your max connections (MaxClients?) is reached you will see reports of 
it in your error_log. if that is indeed the case you should be able to 
match these up with your access log.

alex..

George Gallen wrote:
> no, they are not identicle. The %xx codes are a little
> different. I have my max connections set to a fairly
> low number (I want it that way), possibly the page not
> found was in response to a request after my max connections
> was reached? I never tested what the reaction would be
> if no connections were available.
> 
> The reason I keep my connections low, is for the reason of
> getting barraged with requests, my system won't shut (slow) down
> with a bunch of cgi running to handle all the requests.
> Since this isn't for a public site, and more than 5 requests
> at a time would be considered heavy use of the server... :)
> 
> George
> 
>  >-----Original Message-----
>  >From: alex dyas [mailto:adyas@twowaytv.co.uk]
>  >Sent: Tuesday, March 19, 2002 4:51 AM
>  >To: users@httpd.apache.org
>  >Subject: Re: Why a 404 vs 401?
>  >
>  >
>  >judging by the time stamps it was the same request. maybe apache is
>  >generating both 401 AND 404 for the same single request.
>  >
>  >alex..
>  >
>  >George Gallen wrote:
>  >> I have all my directories password protected but
>  >> why would one request give permission denied, and the other
>  >> a page not found?
>  >>
>  >> I don't have a /bin directory at all.
>  >>
>  >> Granted I know this had no effect on my server, if anything confusing
>  >> to the hacker. Just wondering why the difference in codes?
>  >>
>  >> George
>  >>
>  >>
>  >>
>  >> 213.20.0.220 - - [17/Mar/2002:09:48:16 -0500] "HEAD
>  >>
>  >/bin/..%c0%2f..%c0%2f..%c0%2f../winnt/system32/cmd.exe?/c+dir
>  >HTTP/1.0"
>  >> 404 0
>  >>
>  >> 213.20.0.220 - - [17/Mar/2002:09:48:16 -0500] "HEAD
>  >>
>  >/bin/..%c0%af..%c0%af..%c0%af../winnt/system32/cmd.exe?/c+dir
>  >HTTP/1.0"
>  >> 401 0
-= alex dyas - webmaster - twowaytv - uk =-


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