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From zcat <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Is There A Way To Disable SEARCH?
Date Sun, 03 Apr 2005 19:30:43 GMT
David P. Donahue wrote:

> Every once in a while, my access log gets flooded with massive byte 
> arrays following a SEARCH command, the intent of which I can only 
> assume is to hit some exploit that some other server has (or had).  Is 
> there a way I can set Apache to just ignore all SEARCH commands (all I 
> really need is GET and POST)?  Just trying to keep my logs from 
> getting flooded with garbage data.  Thanks.

They're usually scanning by IP address, so set the default page to 
something small that you don't bother logging and use named virtual host 
entries for your real content.

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