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From "Ian M. Evans" <>
Subject [users@httpd] URGENT: Getting hammered by an adsl user...logs growing...
Date Tue, 27 Aug 2002 07:52:17 GMT
In the past few hrs., we've rec'd over 200,000 requests from an IP that
appears to be a Belgian ADSL users. It's the same page request over and over
except each subsequent request seems to have an additional '/1' appended to
it so the URL gets longer and longer.

I've denied the IP, but now both my error and access logs are ballooning.
What can I do so I can actually go to bed without waking up to a lack of


Ian Evans
Chairman & Executive Producer
Digital Hit Entertainment

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