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From Jeroen Geilman <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] Directories Being Probed Even When Index Listing Denied
Date Sat, 19 Mar 2011 22:39:29 GMT
On 03/19/2011 11:09 PM, ASAI wrote:
> Greetings,
> I am hosting a domain with no website which is a gateway for several 
> applications.  Directory indexes are turned off, however I noticed in 
> the logs today that one the directories which has no reference to the 
> outside world was probed.  Is it possible that one can get the 
> directory listing of a host even when index listing is turned off 
> through some other agency?
> How do I guard against things like this?

You'd have to provide sufficient proof that that is what is happening.
Apache does not log whether a directory listing was retrieved, or a 
normal file - so how do you KNOW this ?



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