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From "Joshua Slive" <jos...@slive.ca>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Conditions based on reverse lookup
Date Thu, 10 Aug 2006 21:43:59 GMT
On 8/10/06, Marc Perkel <marc@perkel.com> wrote:
>
>
> Joshua Slive wrote:
> > On 8/10/06, Marc Perkel <marc@perkel.com> wrote:
> >> I'm running Apache 2.2. Here's what I want to do. I want to restrict
> >> access based on a failed reverse host lookup. For example, if the IP of
> >> the client fails revers lookup I want then to not be able to post.
> >>
> >> Can that be done?
> >
> > There's probably some module that does this, but a quick hack would be
> > HostnameLookups On
> > SetEnvIf Remote_Host [0-9]$ noname=1
> > <Location />
> > Order deny,allow
> > Deny from env=noname
> > </Location>
> >
> > This *will* slow down your server.
> >
> > Joshua.
> >
>
> I'm already looking up host names and it seems fast enough.
>
> How would I do this so that only POST is denied. I'm trying to reduce
> comment spam on blogs and BBS boards.

Inside the <Location> block, wrap the Order and Deny directives in a
<LimitExcept GET OPTIONS>.

Joshua.

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