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These sites only get a few dozen users a day from Goggle searches, not reliant on it for busiess etc but the log and search data generated is valuable, would be a pain to lose them from the G index.
How long before sites are dropped for this . and will they re-crawled by googlebot when its back up?
My sites were unavailable for just over 24 hours and we were worried about what would happen when the bots couldn't find the site.
I'm pleased to say that once the site came back the bots came round again as normal and the positions did not seem to change (well, by 1 or 2 but that's normal for the phrases that we monitor - one phrase we check seems to vary between positions 2 and 4 on a 421 million results search on Google.Com.
Mind you, if the bots had come back 3 or 4 times and not found the sites I suspect that this would have affected the rankings (but this is only a gut feeling).
Beware of bad hosting companys, it's better to move on than loose your business.
Bot's will come back, but perhaps you may want to move to another hosting company and keep your old site there while is crawled and indexed again. Then drop the problematic one.