__/ [Chaddy2222] on Tuesday 06 December 2005 06:27 \__
> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> At least once a day, I seem to be getting the following in my logs:
>> [...] client denied by server configuration:
>> I once tried to re-direct these as to avoid having them flagged as errors.
>> I think such redirections were impractical. What are these requests?
> I am not sure..
> Maybe it's something to do with some sort of browser / server time
> Umm ahh... Or could it maybe that some one is trying to hack your
> server. Unlikely though I think that you could be getting those errors
> if that was the case.. Not sure. Out of interest do you have a folder
> in the Public directory called html where your html files are stored.
> It just seams a problem where the browser has a problem with retrieving
> the filse of the server. That message you got though sounds strange and
> makes me think that something odd could be happening...
> Regards Chad. http://freewebdesign.cjb.cc
> I tried
>> finding out using searching engines, but dots do not get indexed, so
>> "public_html/htm" is what I get plenty of...
The only thing I could ever think of was a link pointing to that address.
I have just run a Web search for that address, but nothing came up. The
intersting thing is that requests come from different IP addresses and the
pattern is stochastic. There have been 3 requests so far today, all from
unique IP's. I wonder if Apache can somehow be configured to suppress
these errors. cPanel does not allow this though I tried several times be-
fore. I suspect these error started to come up about 6 months ago, maybe