My server recently ran out of space. It turned out I had 100+MB logs per day on my very very lightly used webserver that I run. When I opened the log file there were hundreds of thousands of requests for wpad.dat from the routers IP address.
Here is a sample request (192.168.1.1 is the router, 192 is the webserver).
2013-02-25 23:41:03 W3SVC585206455 192.168.1.192 GET /wpad.dat - 80 - 192.168.1.1 Microsoft-WebDAV-MiniRedir/6.0.6002 404 0 2
My first question is this really coming from the router or is it passing the request thru from somewhere else? If it is coming from the router how the heck do I turn it off.
Forgot to mention this is a My Net 900 router with firmware version 1.06.181.06.18.