Looks like a browser initiated mail session (SMTP: port 25) Yes - it would be - trying to see if you're running an open mail relay from an http based mail client? Maila.microsoft.com is a mail relay for MS -----Original Message----- From: Massimo Mezzini [mailto:webmaster at menouno.com] Sent: 24 March 2003 13:50 To: thelist at lists.evolt.org Subject: [thelist] weird log entry Hi; I spotted an unusual entry in a logfile for one of my sites: 188.8.131.52 - - [23/Mar/2003:11:49:02 -0500] "CONNECT maila.microsoft.com:25 / HTTP/1.0" 400 299 "-" "-" The IP belongs to a Canadian ISP but any idea what this CONNECT request means? What were they looking for? ciao Massimo -- * * Please support the community that supports you. * * http://evolt.org/help_support_evolt/ For unsubscribe and other options, including the Tip Harvester and archives of thelist go to: http://lists.evolt.org Workers of the Web, evolt !