-- Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification
---- Best method of blocking?
motorhaven - 4:24 pm on Aug 31, 2013 (gmt 0)
I'd rather just drop the packets. I've seen some pretty stubborn and/or poorly coded bots which will keep slamming the server when it receives a 403 instead of going away. I'd rather they simply get silence then waste any more machine cylces.