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From "Joshua Slive" <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] How to remove my server from Open Proxy list
Date Tue, 17 Jun 2008 20:01:51 GMT
On Tue, Jun 17, 2008 at 3:58 PM, Zia Syed <> wrote:
> Well, I've committed a rookie mistake. I enabled ProxyRequest on my
> server without securing it and today I realized that my server is
> under attack. I've turned off the server (since its a home server),
> and change the configurations
> ProxyRequeste Off
> ProxyVia OFF
> Now when I restart my server, and watch the access log, I see attacks
> as shown below. While having it on, i verified via
> that my server aint proxy
> anymore. What I need to understand is how can i get my IP off the Open
> proxy server list that they bots are using? or am i just at their
> mercy right now?

You're stuck as far as I know. There is no way to stop the requests
until the silly spammers/fraudsters give up trying.

There's some more information here, but you seem to already know all this:

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