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From "S.A. Birl" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] TCPwrappers
Date Sun, 20 Mar 2005 19:01:46 GMT
On Mar 20, Joshua Slive ( typed:

Joshua:  On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 13:48:27 -0500 (EST), S.A. Birl
Joshua:  <> wrote:
Joshua:  > I couldnt properly search the archives (nor for an answer:
Joshua:  >
Joshua:  > Are the TCPwrappers supported?
Joshua:  No.  (Well, you could use them via inetd, but running apache in inetd
Joshua:  mode is not recommended.)  Apache has its own access controls.
Joshua:  I seem to recall someone having a module that allowed apache to read
Joshua:  /etc/hosts.(allow|deny).  But I can't find it now.

Im already using Apache's Deny,Allow rules.

I have a list of IPs that I have permanently banned for trying hack me.

However, Apache still accepts the connection and kicks back a 403.  Im
looking for a way for Apache to just ignore the connect like the
TCPwrappers would do.

Any idea on how to do that?


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