Don't have any Front Page in our web pages. All is pure html 4 from rpg/cgi.
I suspect someone is regularly probing.
jim franz

----- Original Message -----
From: "Rich Duzenbury" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, December 03, 2001 10:46 PM
Subject: Re: [WEB400] error logs

> The _vti* directories are annoying FrontPage parlance.  Could be that the
> file exists, and someone is trying to exec it, which should not work (e.g.
> running win32 console code on AS/400).  Was the initial web created by
> FrontPage?
> FP seems to create these _vti* directories underneath every directory in
> your web.  It was one of the (many) reasons we switched to
> DreamWeaver.  Another reason was that we couldn't get the FP extensions
> installed and working on a Non-Windows box, although it was supposed to be
> supported.
> The problem is that even if you delete those directories (one by one), if
> the web is re-published, they will all reappear again.
> Or,  someone found a FP hack that they keep trying, similar to the code
> and Nimda hits you are familiar with.
> Regards,
> Rich
> At 09:23 PM 12/3/01, you wrote:
> >This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
> >--
> >[ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
> >In addition to the normal Red Worm or Nimda junk, I see this
> >from only this one address. What bothers me is the "input timer expired"
> >msg, like it actually tried to execute something.
> >The wwwaccess log has nothing for this address (thanks!).
> >This one address is banging on my system regularly since July. Is it a
> >crawler?
> >
> >[28/Nov/2001:10:01:23 +0000]FORBIDDEN BY
> >RULE              /bnc
> >[28/Nov/2001:10:01:24 +0000]FORBIDDEN BY
> >RULE              /_vti_inf.html
> >[28/Nov/2001:10:01:25 +0000]FORBIDDEN BY
> >RULE              /_vti_bin/shtml.exe/_vti_rpc
> >[28/Nov/2001:10:05:55 +0000]Input timer expired
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