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From "Warhurst, SI (Spencer) " <>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] HostnameLookups Off yet hostnames being logged
Date Tue, 14 Oct 2003 15:01:44 GMT
> > For some reason, since about midday on the 1st Oct Apache 2 
> on our test
> > server has been logging the hostnames instead of IP 
> addresses in access.log.
> >
> > I've not installed/re-installed Apache and have never changed the
> > HostnameLookups setting, which is set to Off. The only 
> things I can think of
> > that I've been playing around with in the past few weeks, 
> config-wise, are
> > rewriterules (same as on the live server, which is OK) and 
> errordocuments.
> >
> > Any ideas what could be causing this?
> This is almost always caused by using using an Allow/Deny directive
> involving a hostname.  Apache needs to do the lookup in order 
> to verify
> the hostname, and hence has it available for logging.

Ahhh, I had put lines like this in the .htaccess:

allow from # test machine

thinking it would ignore everything after the comment... but it doesn't -


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