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MSIECrawler not obeying my robots.txt :(
any ideas ?
diddlydazz

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Msg#: 128 posted 2:36 am on Jan 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

in my robots.txt i have :

User-Agent:MSIECrawler
Disallow:/

Any ideas why it doesn't obey ?

Any help greatly appreciated

Dazz

 

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 128 posted 2:40 am on Jan 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

What's the ip?

diddlydazz

WebmasterWorld Senior Member 10+ Year Member



 
Msg#: 128 posted 2:42 am on Jan 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

32.97.239.35

It traces to Bedford, NH

I presume this is someone making it available offline Brett ?

Brett_Tabke

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Msg#: 128 posted 3:02 am on Jan 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

Just making sure it wasn't an se running it.

Ya, it was someone just running a spider to scrap your site. Most of those don't even read the robots.txt, let alone obey it.

diddlydazz

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Msg#: 128 posted 3:09 am on Jan 12, 2002 (gmt 0)

Thanks Brett, I should just let them get on with it then :)

Thanks

Dazz

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