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Using .htaccess to block spambots
Oaf357




msg:1505527
 2:07 am on May 27, 2003 (gmt 0)

SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent ".*Indy Library.*" spambot=1
SetEnvIfNoCase User-Agent ".*IUPUI Research Bot.*" spambot=2

<Limit GET POST PUT>
Order allow,deny
deny from env=spambot
allow from all
</Limit>

I'm thinking something is not right with this. If so please help me out. If there is a better way to do this with .htaccess let me know. Thanks.

 

DaveAtIFG




msg:1505528
 1:38 am on May 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

I think you could probably get something like this working but why not use the "Close to perfect .htaccess ban list [webmasterworld.com]."

jatar_k




msg:1505529
 1:48 am on May 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

or maybe take a look at
Blocking badly behaved runaway WebCrawlers [webmasterworld.com]

jdMorgan




msg:1505530
 2:02 am on May 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

... and this one and its parent threads: Ban malicious bots [webmasterworld.com]

Jim

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