RE: True Web Publishing Discard?

  • From: "John Tolmachoff \(Lists\)" <johnlist@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "'[ Discussion List]'" <isalist@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 7 Jul 2004 10:06:05 -0700

When an HTTP request is made, something must be returned, or a timeout error
message or a can not find server error message.

John Tolmachoff
eServices For You

> -----Original Message-----
> From: SteveC [mailto:SteveC@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> Sent: Wednesday, July 07, 2004 9:49 AM
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> Subject: [isalist] True Web Publishing Discard?
> ISA 2000 -
> I have a web publishing rule set to "deny" certain IP number ranges and
> redirect to a web site that has an empty HTML page.  That works as
> I recently changed the rule to "discard".  But instead of ignoring the
> traffic, ISA displays a "I don't like you" page.  That doesn't exactly
> seem like discarding to me...
> So then I changed the "deny" rule back to the empty web site, and then
> stopped that web site.  Now I get an "{Invalid Hostname)" message when I
> try to hit the site from a bad IP range.  Again, that's not ignoring.
> Did I miss something, is there another way to get ISA to truly
> ignore/discard web traffic?  I think that If I can make it look like the
> site is not there to bad guys, then hopefully they will just move on - but
> ISA is giving up too much info.
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