We have ModSecurity setup to log to modsec_audit.log for Apache2. Today we have had 2259 entries created in this log with a referrer of:
Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; bingbot/2.0; +http://www.bing.com/bingbot.htm)
Do these entries mean that bingbot has been stopped from crawling our website? The H record for this log entry states (there is no reference to severity or tag:
Message: Rule execution error - PCRE limits exceeded (-8): (null).
The HTTP result code for this entry is 200 OK.
I am trying to get an understanding of what the records in these logs means so I can create some form of reporting.
For example I am of the understanding that if the H section of the log entry states:
That ModSecurity has blocked the page request. Am I correct in this understanding?
Hope someone can help clear this up for me. :)