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Need a spider tracking script
...In Cold Fusion or VBScript
Travoli




msg:406381
 1:25 pm on May 15, 2001 (gmt 0)

Hi all. So our Webtrends does not have the capability to report IP address activity from the spiders. I need to get some software/script written in Cold Fusion or VBScript (according to my web guys, we do not use Perl) to track Spider activity on a weekly / monthly basis. Are there any experiences with success on this out there?
Thanks!

 

Travoli




msg:406382
 8:04 pm on May 16, 2001 (gmt 0)

man! cold shoulder! heh

toolman




msg:406383
 12:54 am on May 17, 2001 (gmt 0)

>>>man! cold shoulder! heh

I doubt anyone here really uses either VBS or CFM for what you're trying to do. Perl is the defacto standard web programming language amongst this crowd....and not without good reason. Perl will run on just about every platform I know of ....even NT and 2000. It is relatively easy to understand and highly portable so it's also very common.

Just like most of the Perl guys have an aversion to NT your web guys probably think Perl is antiquated. I would bet you could accomplish what you want to do with a script for free from Hotscripts.....just press for them to visit activeperl.com to get what you need to run it.

HTH

Travoli




msg:406384
 8:06 pm on May 17, 2001 (gmt 0)

yeah I am not a tech guy. But I will see what I can do. thanks!

Crumb




msg:406385
 3:53 am on May 19, 2001 (gmt 0)

You can do this a few ways with CF. Check this link.

[forums.allaire.com...]

Crumb




msg:406386
 3:58 am on May 19, 2001 (gmt 0)

Even better. Good luck.

[forums.allaire.com...]

Travoli




msg:406387
 2:14 pm on May 23, 2001 (gmt 0)

thanks crumb

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