wilderness - 4:42 am on Mar 29, 2012 (gmt 0)
How do you black-hole them? They are showing up in my logs and I just want them blocked.
My hosting is on a linux box, the site is mainly php. So far anything I've tried in my .htaccess file doesn't seem to work.
Denying access to a visitor (regardless of criteria) will not prevent the denied line from appearing in your raw access logs.
Is that possibly what your referring to?
Denying access to to the Amazon server farms is one of the simplest additions to htacess.
The ranges and methods have existed in old threads of this forum for perhaps a decade.