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From "Herb Stein" <h...@herbstein.com>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Block access from 62.194.231.114 to own server
Date Mon, 19 May 2003 21:49:34 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Willem-Jan Meijer [mailto:meyer3@chello.nl]
> Sent: Monday, May 19, 2003 11:15 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: RE: [users@httpd] Block access from 62.194.231.114 to own
> server
>
>
> Boyle Owen <mailto:Owen.Boyle@swx.com> schreef op maandag 19 mei
> 2003 17:55:
>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: WC -Sx- Jones [mailto:lists@insecurity.org]
> >>>
> >>> I added a virtualhost with my ip as servername and added a
> >>> documentroot wich points people to a directory with the standard
> >>> dns-error from internet-explorer
> >>
> >
> > To add to what Bill says, I just had a look at the RFC
> > (http://www.w3.org/Protocols/rfc2616/rfc2616.html) and I get the
> > impression it might even violate the RFC if you block access to your
> > numeric IP address... It is certainly very user-unfriendly, anyway.
> >
> > What is your motivation for wanting to do this?
> >
> > - if you dislike nasty numbers in the browser location window, then
> > use a redirect to the named host. Then the browser will switch nicely.
> >
> > - you're not under some crazy impression that your IP address is
> > supposed to be secret are you? It's about the most public thing in the
> > world and it is essential for it to be so for just about anything on
> > the web to work! Trying to "hide" your IP address, for whatever
> > reason, is really like digging a hole in water...
> >
> > Rgds,
> > Owen Boyle
> > Disclaimer: Any disclaimer attached to this message may be ignored.
> >
> >
> >> We have a different definition of solved; since you've just locked
> >> out all people who must access via IP.  If your server IP is static,
> >> then access via IP is a valid method. If your server is DHCP, then
> >> you will want to use a DNS referrer like I had mentioned earlier:
> >>
> >> dyndns.org
> >>
> >>
> >> Just MHO, but don't lock out http/1.0 clients.
> >>
> >> Bill :)
> >>
> >> http://insecurity.org/
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> My motivation is Chello: They don't want me to run a server on my cable
> connection and they locked me out for 3 times now because i'm running a
> server - if they do a quick test by entering 62.194.231.114 and they see
> this screen I hope they don't look further and leave me running my server.
>
> HTH
>
> -WJ
>
> Windows: Where do you want to go today?
> MacOS: Where do you want to be tomorrow?
> Linux: Are you coming or what?

Do doubt it is out of the question to follow the
rules and actually pay for the service? I pay over
$300 US for phone and internet service.

Tight ass - geez!

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Herb Stein
The Herb Stein Group
www.herbstein.com
herb@herbstein.com
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