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I was using Tail on an Apache log file and noticed these:


From a short session of googling, I think the rpam URLs refer to either Ruby or Redmine authentication? The other URL seems to indicate an attempt to log onto a device with LaCie Remote Administration?

Not sure if others have seen this before?

Edit #1 Long story short, links containing /rpam are actually valid request. Those containing /cie still are up in the air.

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Get used to it - this is just some of the noise you will see on an internet connected machine. – symcbean May 1 '13 at 20:56
they love phpmyadmin for sure. – thkang May 1 '13 at 22:34
@thkang Amen to that. It's fascinating seeing them trying dozens of different common phpmyadmin URLs. – ceejayoz May 2 '13 at 14:32
up vote 4 down vote accepted

Those are bots scanning your server for known vulnerabilities of the applications you mentioned.

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