How to block .log file using in .htaccess


linuxlog file normally contain some sensitive information about a website. it’s good to block .log file from being access by visitor. If log file is not block, hacker might use the log file content to launch attack or profile a website. If you are running apache webserver, you can easily block .log file using .htaccess

To block .log file using .htaccess, follow the steps below:-

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  • Go to your document root directory (normally it’s the folder name is ‘public_html’, ‘www’, ‘htdocs’ folder)
  • Create a new .htaccess file (if you already have a .htaccess file, just edit it)
  • Append the code below to your .htaccess file:-
  • Now you can try to upload a test.log file to your document root and try to access it, you should be seeing “Forbiden Error” or messages saying you cant read the file

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One Response to “How to block .log file using in .htaccess”

  1. WallsZONE says:

    How to add to this line cphp????
    Just ==> ??

    Thanks

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