Re: Apache to rewrite or not ..
On Tue, 2003-04-01 at 18:30, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Mon, 31 Mar 2003 15:40, Fred Smith wrote:
> > if you're feeling ambitious, you could log these
> > hits and report them to the ISP they came from, so the ISP can contact
> > the owner of the machine and inform them that they are infected with a
> That's a bad idea.
> If every Apache server was setup in such a fashion then the postmaster address
> for every major ISP would become unusable, and therefore postmaster addresses
> would become unusable.
if you actually read what i wrote, you would see that i never mentioned
having apache automatically report abuse. i meant that the admin of the
web server could write emails to the abuse addresses of hosts that
attempted to infect him. clearly, you would never want apache to
automatically be sending email to anyone. that's just asking for abuse.
Fred Smith <email@example.com>
Divided Sky Internet