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From s...@conman.org (Sean Conner)
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Finding what module are installed
Date Sun, 12 Mar 2006 08:12:50 GMT
It was thus said that the Great Nick Kew once stated:
> 
> Debian's package makes the configuration very confusing.  If you have
> an up-to-date Apache then "httpd -M" will tell you straight away, but ..
> 
> >   Look into using mod_info.  Look in the configuration file for a section
> > that looks like:
> 
> Yep.
> 
> >     Allow from .conman.org
> 
> Don't do that - you just slowed your server by making it do
> hostnamelookups.  If someone wants to DOS your server,
> you've just made their job much easier.

  If someone wants to DOS your server, using an IP address here won't help
one whit (having been on the receiving end of multiple DOS attacks).  Not
having a server on the Internet, that will help.

  -spc (Sorry, hit a nerve there ... )


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