logs show massive spam of "proxy.php" access

Francis Daly francis at daoine.org
Tue Jul 16 17:50:01 UTC 2013

On Tue, Jul 16, 2013 at 10:34:17AM -0400, dfumagalli wrote:

Hi there,

> since I have installed nxginx on my Ubuntu LTS, I see the logs absolutely
> full of text like this:
> 2013/07/16 11:07:43 [error] 24590#0: *445 rewrite or internal redirection
> cycle while internally redirecting to "/index.php", client:,
> server: www.[my host name].com, request: "POST
> HTTP/1.0", host:
> "", referrer:
> ""

It looks like the client is trying to use you as a proxy server, and
you have a config problem which leads to this cycle mentioned in your
error log.

There's no obvious mention of the proxy.php in your Subject: line, though.

Francis Daly        francis at daoine.org

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