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From Jonesy <>
Subject [users@httpd] Re: Strange access.log entry...
Date Sat, 09 Jul 2016 13:00:34 GMT
On Fri, 8 Jul 2016 15:51:27 -0700, Red-Tail Books wrote:
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> Wow Ken, Thanks for the thorough research. I just did a whois and 
> figured it wasn't an attack.
> But being a complete rookie (no experience with linux or servers prior 
> to creating a droplet on DO 2 weeks ago)
> I was curious to not see any request prefix (GET|POST|CONNECT...etc...) 
> and then I saw that the request was successful (status 200) instead of a 
> 404. And what 11k of data did my server send in response...
> In 13 days of logs this IP has only hit my server once and this is the 
> only time I've seen such a request... So no issue with their legitimate 
> research...

All well and good, I suppose.  
I still wonder why the fetch resulted in a "200 OK".....

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