Block .log file using in .htaccess


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

  • 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:

<Files ~ “^.*.(LOG|log|bak|bk|LCK)”>
Order allow,deny
Deny from all
Satisfy All

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.