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We have over 50 sites on the server and two of them in question who are big blue chip companies are getting visited by Google once a week whilst other smaller sites on the server which have NO updates at all get loads of visits from the Google bot. So I had to ask myself WHY!?
Here is a checklist for anybody else who may suffer a similar problem:
1) We have a firewall on the server
2) The sites robots.txt file in messed up
3) The server ip has been assoaciated with spam
4) The server company is blocking spiders
Now these are the main ones we could think of and I would appreciated any further points to be added.