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From Ben Timby <>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] strange encoded requests coming in to my server - like ' "\x80F\x01\x03\x01" ' ??
Date Tue, 31 May 2011 14:37:17 GMT
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 10:08 AM, Jason Vas Dias
<> wrote:
> I guess this is just opportunist hosts trying to connect to port 80 / port 443 with a
garbage protocol ?
> If so, why are log entries made in the access log and not in the error log ?

Jason, this looks like a host connecting to port 443 on your box using
SSL while your host is not configured to use SSL on that port. In
other words, the data being sent by the client is enciphered, and your
host is treating it as plain text.

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