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From Jean-Christophe Montigny <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Blocking harrassment
Date Mon, 19 Sep 2005 23:46:55 GMT

Joshua Slive wrote:
> I think you are going about this the wrong way entirely.  Your problem
> is garbage in your log (and, by the way, that is the whole goal of
> these requests -- put garbage in your log so that the referer will
> show up).  Solve it by fixing your log analysis.  For example, just
> use grep -v to remove the relevant lines before analyzing the log.

Yeah i'm using webalizer for my own logs. There is stuff in it to ignore 
requests and ips. However, the thing is, i'm also using a third party 
log analyser (in my website, there's a call to another website that 
takes care of analysis) and that's a problem. Since i cannot firewall 
that ip, or so it seems, i wondered if apache could refuse serving files 
to an ip...

In fact, i believe it's more something about firewalling it. That thing 
bypasses the firewall and the rules i wrote in it... That's quite of 
Jean-Christophe Montigny
Responsable Commission Web, Association Planètes
Responsable serveurs, Association Planètes
Etudiant de deuxième année à Grenoble Ecole de Management
Majeure Conseil en Organisation des Systèmes d'Information

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