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Still geting the Freshbot?
Jesse_Smith




msg:48348
 5:40 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Is anyone still geting the freshbot? I havn't seen it in four hours, and the tags are going away. Perdicts a dance with in 24 hours!

 

suggy




msg:48349
 7:11 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hi Jesse

64.68.82.57 Googlebot (freshbot?) was all over my site yesterday (07/04) at 12:23 British Summer Time.

Nothing since.

Good or bad sign? This is my first update and I'm going nuts!

Cheers,

Suggy

Jesse_Smith




msg:48350
 7:16 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

That's a good sign. Also seeing the dates in the listings go away is another good sign, and they started going away today and are almost gone. I've got the fresh bot only twice in the last six hours. Seeing GoogleGuy show up here is another good sign!

suggy




msg:48351
 7:19 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Thanks Jesse

It's crazy, I know, but I just can't concentrate on actually doing any work 'til I get through this first one. I'm bloomin' desperate to know if all those late nights have made a bean's worth of difference.

Come on Google - have mercy on us!

rfgdxm1




msg:48352
 7:28 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Hmm...fresh tags disappearing, and Googleguy reappearing. I see a hazy image of an update in my crystal ball on the 10th. Then again, I have experienced a number of drug induced hallucinations in the past, so perhaps y'all should rely on that too much. ;)

shrirch




msg:48353
 8:27 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

[/home2/logs]# grep googlebot * ¦ wc
1916 24803 364807

1916 hits over 10 odd sites. Yes, still going strong.

milean




msg:48354
 10:45 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

One of my pages has been visited just a few minutes ago by
FreshBot...

IP: 64.68.82.58

WebMistress




msg:48355
 10:52 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

I don't know how much monitoring freshbot helps in predicting the update...freshbot was in my site last month right up until the update and during the update.....I thought the little guy should at least get a rest during the update, but he took no rest...

edneil




msg:48356
 10:56 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

I think in general people no longer view freshbot activity or inactivity as a predictor of the update. If anyone does see it that way, it would be nice to know.

pendanticist




msg:48357
 11:11 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

FWIW...

crawler10.googlebot.com - - [07/Apr/2003:10:57:20 -0700] "GET /1Crim.html HTTP/1.0" 301 258 "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)"

This was the last visit yesterday.

crawler10.googlebot.com - - [08/Apr/2003:02:11:12 -0700] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.0" 200 188 "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)"
crawler10.googlebot.com - - [08/Apr/2003:02:11:13 -0700] "GET / HTTP/1.0" 200 - "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)"

These are the only two requests.

Pendanticist.

jady




msg:48358
 11:15 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Just an hour ago...

64.68.82.66 "GET / HTTP/1.0" 200 26226 "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)"

Canary




msg:48359
 11:17 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

My 2cents (pence)

Last update frehbot continued to visit my sites as per norm - however during the update the fresh tags disappeared from www but were showing in www2 - www3 only.

BTW - Cant see fresh dates at the moment in www,www1 or www2 (of course that happens sometimes anyway)

Canary




msg:48360
 11:21 am on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Further to my previous posts.

Note - I cant see fresh tags - but I can see fresh pages - strange

Jesse_Smith




msg:48361
 7:12 pm on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

It's been seven hours since I last got it, fresh dates are completly gone. Now let's hope the dates don't show up again.

jrobbio




msg:48362
 9:33 pm on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

I got crawler12.googlebot.com 64.68.82.66 - - [08/Apr/2003:18:20:43 +0100] "GET /one level down page/ HTTP/1.0" 200 35423 "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)"
GMT time

rfgdxm1




msg:48363
 9:38 pm on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

I've seen the freshbot come right up to the time of the dance, and through the dance. However, even though the freshbot is coming around, right before the dance there are no fresh tags. Perhaps just before the dance it is looking for new pages? No fresh tags are a hopeful sign for those wanting an update. However, should the fresh tags reappear take a few days off.

Canary




msg:48364
 9:43 pm on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

The pages that are 'fresh pages' (not fresh tagged) I think are dating back to 6th April - I wonder if Google just freeze the old serps just before they do an update and some fresh pages get caught - after all there is no need to carry on working on serps from the old results and providing fresh results on these serps if they are soon to be out of date.

Just a thought.....

MetropolisRobot




msg:48365
 9:48 pm on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Freshbot def visited my site during the update last month. It was there right before, during and after so I no longer consider that it is any indication of an update being imminent....

My 2c.

Canary




msg:48366
 9:51 pm on Apr 8, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yep - No doubt that Freshbot was there last month - but I only saw the fresh results on www2 and www3 - not www.

It drove me crazy - one of my sites had a complete re-design days before the last update and was getting fresh results in www2 and www3 but when the update had completed freshbot was not going so deep and the results never showed in www.

Jesse_Smith




msg:48367
 1:19 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

ugggg, dates are back, though it's been nine hours since I've been hit by the freshbot!

doc




msg:48368
 1:23 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yep, just noticed some dates of April 7.

jrobbio




msg:48369
 1:31 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Yeah a page of mine has reappeared after disappearing for a couple of days in www with fresh tags April 7, but its a while since that page was hit by googlebot.

ambosmommy




msg:48370
 2:15 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

I'm new to this game. How can I check to see if the freshbot is visiting my site? I'm a signmaker not a webdesigner! Thanks for dealing with a newbie question!

quotations




msg:48371
 2:19 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Latest googlebot I have seen was yesterday.

Host: 64.68.82.18 Url:
Date: Apr 08 02:35:06
Referer: - Agent: Googlebot/2.1
(+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)

coconutz




msg:48372
 7:47 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

2003-04-09 07:13:41(utc) 64.68.82.67 GET/index.htm - 200 Googlebot/2.1+(+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)

pendanticist




msg:48373
 8:07 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Welcome to WebmasterWorld [webmasterworld.com] ambosmommy :)

I'm new to this game. How can I check to see if the freshbot is visiting my site?

The two posts just below yours contain two examples of googlebot UA (User Authorization) strings.

To check them (UA strings) you'll need to be able to read your access_log files. Do you currently have access to them? Check with your host server to see just what you are entitled to use.

Access_Log Files house every impression every visitor (human or otherwise) makes.

Some stats programs/application either provided by your host server or yourself (in certain cases) show similar data - but not as detailed as those you can inspect yourself via access_log files.

Doing a Site Search [webmasterworld.com] using 'access_log files' pulls up some additional readings.

Pendanticist.

cincen




msg:48374
 8:36 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

Last time my site was crawled was on 20 march and my site still does not appear on any search:

access_log.3:216.239.46.82 - - [20/Mar/2003:19:11:25 +0100] "GET /zblue/index.htm HTTP/1.0" 200 10441 "-" "Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.googlebot.com/bot.html)

Googlebot crawled 144 pages ... how long do they take to include it in the database? .. Do I have to expect another crawl this month before I'm included in the search database?

jon80




msg:48375
 8:38 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

If you haven't access to the log files, you will see a date beside the cache in the Google serps a day or two after the freshbot visit.

RonPK




msg:48376
 8:39 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

UA (User Authorization) strings

I hate being pedantic, but UA is short for User Agent.

creative craig




msg:48377
 8:39 am on Apr 9, 2003 (gmt 0)

I had freshbot this morning, was busy as well.

Craig

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