Re: Script help needed please

2003-08-14 Thread Alexander Haderer
At 08:49 14.08.2003 -0500, Jack L. Stone wrote: ... When we started providing the articles 6-7 years ago, folks used browsers to read the articles. Now, the trend has become a more lazy approach and there is an increasing use of those download utilities which can be left unattended to download

Re: Script help needed please

2003-08-14 Thread Jack L. Stone
At 03:44 PM 8.14.2003 +0100, Jez Hancock wrote: On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 08:49:49AM -0500, Jack L. Stone wrote: Server Version: Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) FrontPage/5.0.2.2510 PHP/4.3.1 The above is typical of the servers in use, and with csh shells employed, plus IPFW. My apologies for the length

Re: Script help needed please

2003-08-14 Thread Michael Conlen
Jack, You can setup Apache to deny access to people using that browser. The catch is that it's easy to work around it by changing the browser string. If they are that desperate to do this after you deny access to people using HTTRACK or other clients you can place a link that no human would

Re: Script help needed please

2003-08-14 Thread Jez Hancock
On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 08:49:49AM -0500, Jack L. Stone wrote: Server Version: Apache/1.3.27 (Unix) FrontPage/5.0.2.2510 PHP/4.3.1 The above is typical of the servers in use, and with csh shells employed, plus IPFW. My apologies for the length of this question, but the background seems

Re: Script help needed please

2003-08-14 Thread jacob rhoden
Hey, Just an extra thought on top of the previous replies. If you wish to block people bulk downloading, by adding a firewall rule. Perhaps the best thing to do is not to block the ip but put a bandwidth limit on the ip address, so your site just ends up appearing very very very slow if they try