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Apache error logs shows a visit from Amazon IP

   
3:11 am on Feb 14, 2013 (gmt 0)



I was just checking my Apache errors logs to troubleshoot a different issue and found this. When I perform a WHOIS lookup, the IP belongs to Amazon. Is there a reason why Amazon is trying to access a directory on my server that does not exist?

[error] [client 54.251.117.51] File does not exist: /var/www/cgi-bin
3:41 am on Feb 14, 2013 (gmt 0)

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Pfui put this thread together [webmasterworld.com] just for you
12:38 pm on Feb 14, 2013 (gmt 0)



Nice thread, just finished reading it. Does this mean I need to block all of Amazon's IPs? Sorry if the question sounds silly, I'm an Apache noob.
12:38 pm on Feb 14, 2013 (gmt 0)



Nice thread, just finished reading it. Does this mean I need to block all of Amazon's IPs? Sorry if the question sounds silly, I'm an Apache noob.
12:48 pm on Feb 14, 2013 (gmt 0)

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you need to make a decision about that yourself.

personally i do block all amazon web services ip's