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blocking one ip shuts down the site
Jr. Member
Total Posts:  1
Joined:  2011-01-27

hi there,

i have been getting tons of session files in my var directory, none related to real visitors, 99% bots
and traffic increading daily from thee bots
checking the content in the session files I see a huge amount of traffic is coming from this ip

I have added a deny line to my .htaccess file for the above ip but when i do so no one can access the site at all

<Files *>
Order Allow,Deny
Allow from all
Deny from

The entire site is not available from any ip when using the above code, change it to any other ip and its working fine

Do I have a virus of some sort?

Also a lot of session files are in chinese or another script
I added this to the .htaccess but no luck

RewriteEngine on
# Options +FollowSymlinks
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} \\\\.balticservers\\\\.com [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} \\\\.webmeup\\\\.com [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} \\\\.balticservers\\\\.com$ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} \\\\.webmeup\\\\.com$ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} \\\\.softlayer\\\\.com$ [NC,OR]
RewriteCond %{REMOTE_HOST} \\\\.leaseweb\\\\.com$
RewriteRule .* - [F]

any help appreciated

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