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Why should this htaccess fail
Tryin to block domain
Snookered

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Msg#: 3967 posted 3:08 am on Jul 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

Hi
This just doesn't work.
I've tried lots of variations but nothing seems to help:

RewriteEngine on
RewriteCond %{HTTP_REFERER} ^http(s)?://(www\.)?offenderdomain.com.*$ [NC]
RewriteRule .* htttp://www.yahoo.com [L]

There is nothing alse in the file except the above.

Any ideas?

Thanks

 

Snookered

10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 3967 posted 6:49 pm on Jul 1, 2005 (gmt 0)

I left it overnight and now it works. Some sort of delayed server reaction I guess.

jdMorgan

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Msg#: 3967 posted 1:56 am on Jul 6, 2005 (gmt 0)

When you test such access-control rules, you have to manually flush your browser cache before testing each and every change. Otherwise, your browser simply displays the previously-fetched page contents from its cache, and the request is never sent to your server. If the request isn't sent to your server, then your code can have no effect.

Jim

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