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Re: swamp rat bots Q


On Fri, Dec 04, 2020 at 08:39:42AM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> But I asked specifically how to enable it for one bot, and I've asked 
> that question several times, getting smoke and mirror answers you all 
> assume are helpfull, but which are useless to a new user installing the 
> now 7 years old and long out of date package that in effect has no "how 
> it works" docs. I asked 3 questions in a previous day or so timeline, 
> and no one has actually attempted to actually answer even one of them.
> Here is one line from that log: and that I just blocked:
> coyote.coyote.den:80 - - 
> [04/Dec/2020:07:18:20 -0500] "GET /gene/toolshed/c3/build/win32/prep/?C=S;O=D 
> HTTP/1.1" 200 673 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; MJ12bot/v1.4.8; 
> http://mj12bot.com/)"

Taken directly from the link.

Bot Type         Good crawler (always identifies itself)
IP Range         Distributed, Worldwide
Obeys Robots.txt *Yes*
Obeys Crawl Delay Yes
Data served at    Majestic.com

I kindly suggest to all debian-user members to reflect on this, and to
stop this pointless discussion.


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