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Re: [SLUG] [OT] Apache access_log file on Linux server
* This one time, at band camp, email@example.com said:
> I'm trying to find some documentation on what the apache access_log files are. I just assumed they logged either:
> Requests for our website's page(s)
> Requests for outside sites from inside our LAN.
Very unlikey since apache is a web server - not a proxy server
> There's some pretty weird stuff in there. None of these requests are for our site, and they are not sites anybody inside our LAN has requested with their browser.
> So what are they??? Is it *possible* that somehow we are being used as a router and these requests are coming in through our box connected to the Internet? If so, how? I thought that I would need to specifically configure it to act as a router.
This is linux - anythings possible - but lets not jump to conclusions
Post some examples, to me or to the list, and I'll look at them.
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