September 27th, 2008 | Published in Uncategorized
Recently to begin the process of alpha testing our application jointly with our customers we wanted to add an additional layer of security and block/allow various IP ranges. Having done most of our configuration in Apache, we saw no reason not to do so with mod_authz_host.
And so we set a couple of allows with:
Allow from address
And everything worked wonderfully on our end. Until the customer tried to access the site and complained about latency beyond our wildest imagination… a minute to load the homepage?! It looked so zippy to us….