spider trouble - block the tosser: UbiCrawler

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spider trouble - block the tosser: UbiCrawler

Postby davidgwalker » Tue Feb 06, 2007 9:21 am

I noticed I had over 50,000 hits from UbiCrawler/v0.5beta (http://law.dsi.unimi.it/) within a few days of this month.

This was starting to drain my site... using my bandwidth for what! In the name of research - piss off, at my cost not!

So here is how to stop the bloody nosey little bastard:

Create a robots.txt file (if you do not already have one) and place it in your root folder.

Within that file add the following:

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User-agent: UbiCrawler
Disallow: /

You will find more details on robots.txt here:

Hope it helps you :)

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