Apache and 408s

Peter Barker pbarker at barker.dropbear.id.au
Mon Sep 17 17:14:06 EST 2001


	How many sysadmins out there have been seeing lots of 408s in
their error logs? e.g.

zzz.32.124.98 - - [17/Sep/2001:17:13:59 +1000] "-" 408 -

	408 is HTTPish for "request timed out" - seems like people are
connecting and then not sending their request through.

	Anybody have any clues what it is? Seems rather odd for a
portscan, since they should probably disconnect after scanning the port,
and not time out.

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