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From James Chamberlain <jam...@plaidhat.com>
Subject Re: general/10180: Weird entries in access_log
Date Thu, 14 Mar 2002 20:10:00 GMT
The following reply was made to PR general/10180; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: James Chamberlain <jamesc@plaidhat.com>
To: slive@apache.org
Cc: apache-bugdb@apache.org, <apbugs@apache.org>
Subject: Re: general/10180: Weird entries in access_log
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2002 14:59:08 -0500 (EST)

 On 14 Mar 2002 slive@apache.org wrote:
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 > Synopsis: Weird entries in access_log
 > State-Changed-From-To: open-closed
 > State-Changed-By: slive
 > State-Changed-When: Thu Mar 14 11:21:08 PST 2002
 > State-Changed-Why:
 > This is somebody trying to abuse your webserver as a proxy.
 > Since they are getting your home page back, it is not working.
 > To be extra-safe, you should confirm that you don't have
 > "ProxyRequests On" in httpd.conf.
 > In the future, questions like this should be addressed to
 > a user support forum such as the ones listed in the FAQ.
 > Thanks for using Apache.
 Thank you for your quick response.  I had submitted this to the problem
 report db to confirm that this behavior did not indicate a bug in Apache.
 After all, would it not be more proper to return a 4xx rather than a 200
 and the default page in DocumentRoot in response to a request for a site 
 not hosted by the server?

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