[mod_python] Returned filename question

Clodoaldo clodoaldo.pinto.neto at gmail.com
Thu Jan 4 07:19:31 EST 2007

2007/1/4, Martijn Moeling <martijn at xs4us.nu>:
> Hi,
> I was just checking my apache access_log to see if and how the spidering
> by Google was going and I found some strange behavior I cannot explain:
> cat /var/log/httpd/access_log |grep Googlebot
> all the lines I see are like:
> - - [01/Jan/2007:15:43:54 +0100] "GET /zsswsirofodgrdu.html
> HTTP/1.1" 404 298 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1;
> +http://www.google.com/bot.html)"
> Please note the: GET /zsswsirofodgrdu.html
> I am seeing this since I upgraded to MP 3.3.0b, I have searched the DOCs
> but for some reason I cannot find out where Google gets the filename
> from....

He makes the filename up such as not to find that page on purpose. He
is testing how do you handle not found documents. Why he is doing that
more than a few times I don't know.

Clodoaldo Pinto Neto

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