Strange log output from access.log

Francis Daly francis at
Fri Mar 20 21:09:45 UTC 2020

On Tue, Mar 17, 2020 at 11:49:25AM -0400, chrisguk wrote:

Hi there,

> Has anyone seen this kind of output before, and why it is happening?
> - - [17/Mar/2020:16:37:07 +0100] "GET
> /admin.php?content=8204;menu=040044;product_id=236431 HTTP/2.0" 200 18324
> "
>  min.php/admin.php/admin.php/admin.php/admin.php?text_string=7613052442458&lang=1&active=1&search.x=25&search.y=7&manufacturer=69&year=0&season=0&collection=0&price=0&stocktype=1&stocksum=&id_string=&erp_id_string=&supplier_item_no_string=&_qf__productSearchForm=&_qfe__submit=1&content=8210&menu=040044"
> "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; rv:68.0) Gecko/20100101
> Firefox/68.0" "-"

That looks to me like a normal log line for a request that has a
silly-long referer: header.

Is this the only such line in your log file? Can you track previous
requests from this same browser/user to see if there is a real problem
that you can address?

Good luck with it,

Francis Daly        francis at

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