[LON-CAPA-admin] Spoof requests

Guy Albertelli II guy at albertelli.com
Wed Jun 8 19:15:47 EDT 2005

Hi Mark,

> On capa2 (our library server) I'm finding the following in copious 
> quantities in httpd/error_log, both from legitimate (oucapa7/10) and 
> illegitimate sources.
> [Wed Jun  8 12:30:26 2005] [error] access to 
> /raw/uploaded/ohiou/260464b561a42c8oucapa2/docs/Chapter_28.
> pdf failed for, reason: Spoof request from

This one is weird, it would see the Reverse DNS lookups are failing from
capa2. What happens when you do


from the command line on capa2?

> [Wed Jun  8 12:41:53 2005] [error] access to 
> /raw/ohiou/OUp200lib/sfChpt19/sf1903lc.problem.meta failed
> for, reason: Spoof request from

The Lansing High Schools machine unfortunately fails to have a valid
Reverse DNS record.

I don't know what it is about HS and their inability to make valid A
records for their machines.

guy at albertelli.com   0-7-2-5-15,728

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