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Does This Actually Work

Using .htaccess to block spambots

     
2:07 am on May 27, 2003 (gmt 0)

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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.

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

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I think you could probably get something like this working but why not use the "Close to perfect .htaccess ban list [webmasterworld.com]."
1:48 am on May 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Administrator jatar_k is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



or maybe take a look at
Blocking badly behaved runaway WebCrawlers [webmasterworld.com]
2:02 am on May 29, 2003 (gmt 0)

WebmasterWorld Senior Member jdmorgan is a WebmasterWorld Top Contributor of All Time 10+ Year Member



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

Jim

 

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