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From "Michael D. Berger" <m.d.ber...@ieee.org>
Subject RE: [users@httpd] Block File Types
Date Sat, 06 Aug 2005 19:22:59 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Joshua Slive [mailto:jslive@gmail.com] 
> Sent: Saturday, August 06, 2005 11:40 AM
> To: users@httpd.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [users@httpd] Block File Types
> 
> 
> On 8/6/05, Michael D. Berger <m.d.berger@ieee.org> wrote:
> > I would like to prevent Apache 2.0 from sending any
> > file of a particular type.  In my VirtualHost I put:
> > 
> >   RewriteEngine on
> >   RewriteCond %{REQUEST_URI} ^.*notThis\?*$
> >   RewriteRule ^.*$ /zzz [L]
> > 
> > Is there a better way?
> 
> <FilesMatch ^.*notThis\?*>
> Order Allow,Deny
> Deny from all
> </FilesMatch>
> 
> But watch for configuration merging issues (this could be overriden by
> <Location> sections).  Also, I have no idea what the \? is supposed to
> be doing.
> 
> Joshua.
> 
Thanks for this help; it works as advertised. The \?* deals with the
situation in which there are arguments in the request.  Experiment
shows that with yout method, the \?* is not necessary.

Mike.

--
Michael D. Berger
m.d.berger@ieee.org 



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