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In Apache access log I have these lines repeating all over the file:

186.44.190.132 - - [22/Feb/2013:23:41:34 +0100] "POST /includes/wishlistcwh.php HTTP/1.1" 200 42416 "-" "Mozilla/5.0"
151.246.16.245 - - [22/Feb/2013:23:41:32 +0100] "POST /includes/wishlistcwh.php HTTP/1.1" 200 42416 "-" "Mozilla/5.0"
186.44.190.132 - - [22/Feb/2013:23:41:40 +0100] "POST /includes/wishlistcwh.php HTTP/1.1" 200 42416 "-" "Mozilla/5.0"

It's an attack to the website, but the thing is that "/includes/wishlistcwh.php" doesn't exist in the server and Apache is returning 200 status.

What am I missing here?

  • Do you have any rewrite rules to handle requests for files that don't exist? – Jenny D Feb 27 '13 at 10:21
  • Yep, that's what I missed.. Now it's returning 404. Thanks. – andresigualada Feb 27 '13 at 10:28
  • I'll make that an answer instead of a comment then, so the question doesn't end up in the unanswered section of the site. – Jenny D Feb 27 '13 at 10:30
  • You're right! Sorry – andresigualada Feb 27 '13 at 10:32
  • Nothing to be sorry about, if I'd been sure that was the problem I'd have made it an answer instead of a comment right away :-) – Jenny D Feb 27 '13 at 10:38
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This happens when you have a mod_rewrite rule that handles requests for files that don't exist.

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