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From Joseph A Nagy Jr <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Is there any module that blocks IPs?
Date Fri, 08 Aug 2003 20:01:36 GMT
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On Friday 08 August 2003 14:45, DvDmanDT wrote this in an attempt to be 
witty and informative:
> I'm on windows, and yes, I can restart, but it has to be automated,
> and restarting takes both CPU and RAM as well as time... It goes
> offline for maybe ½ sec while reading (due to modules)...

I've never noticed any offline time for Apache during graceful restarts 
and I have a slower CPU and less RAM then probably most other people on 

> I'd love to block IP's at system level... But how? Windows XP, must

That's beyond the scope of Apache. Perhaps you chould look at routers 
and/or firewalls.

> be scripted (program execution is ok though)... Although, at some
> LAN's, I might wanna be able to play games but block them from my
> Apache so they don't download stuff consuming bandwidth or
> whatever...

Playing games won't cause them to download anything from your website. 
If you're playing games like UT or anything online that requires you to 
download something, there is no way to prevent them from consuming 
bandwidth. The best thing to do in that case is get a second account 
with your ISP for just the Apache box.

> // DvDmanDT
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