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What would prompt multiple web crawlers to scan a site? [migrated]

I ask because a few of my servers are currently being scanned by 5+ bots: Bing, Google, Baidu, Sougu, and Yandex, along with Google's mobile bots and others. Is this just bad luck or could something ...
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How Can I Encourage Google to scan New robots.txt File?

I just updated my robots.txt file on a new site; Google Webmaster Tools reports it read my robots.txt 2 days before my last update. my last robots.txt had a "disallow: all" raw. Is there any way I ...
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Google-bot trips on a perfectly normal robots.txt, then on a nonexistent robots.txt [duplicate]

I have two domain names pointing to the same virtual server. One of them, http://ilarikaila.com, is a working brochure website I made for a friend. I used the other one, http://teemuleisti.com, to ...
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Googlebot causing 404 for file that exists

I am getting repeated requests, logged in our Apache error logs, from 66.249.76.18 (which appears to be a googlebot), for a URL that is apparently good; the request then gets 404'd and our custom 404 ...
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fail2ban ignoreip DNS host example?

I would like to add ".googlebot.com" to the ignore iplist for fail2ban since the ignoreip explanation mentions DNS host as an accepted input. Is this a proper format? # "ignoreip" can be an IP ...
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Why is googlebot requesting robots.txt from my SSH server?

I run ossec on my server and periodically I receive a warning like this: Received From: myserver->/var/log/auth.log Rule: 5701 fired (level 8) -> "Possible attack on the ssh server (or version ...
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Googlebot cant access my site webmaster tools reply Unreachable robots.txt

When I try to fetch my site as a googlebot in webmaster tools it return Unreachable robots.txt, after investigate I understood google bot can see my server: tcpdump | grep google It returns that ...
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Google-Bot fell in love with my 404-page

Every day my access-log looks kind of this: 66.249.78.140 - - [21/Oct/2013:14:37:00 +0200] "GET /robots.txt HTTP/1.1" 200 112 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; Googlebot/2.1; ...
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nginx serve different html file for googlebot

I have an angular app served through nginx. For googlebot I want to serve a different static html file so that it can index properly, is the following nginx config correct? (I don't want to complicate ...
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Nginx Googlebot rewrite rules failing with 404

Our site is based on Angular which makes it almost completely JavaScript based, therefore we need to serve static HTML snapshots to the Googlebot in order for it to crawl us. At the moment, we have ...
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apache rewrite syntax

Trying to block Google bot and others from accessing some of my sites. Thing is I have one box that has a ton of virtual host files that do nothing more than do a proxy pass to other servers. I would ...
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Googlebot incrementing page id

So here is an example of a hit I'm getting from the googlebot: 66.249.73.171 - - [19/Feb/2013:16:12:39 -0500] "GET /eghm-blah.php?pid=2855 HTTP/1.1" 200 1684 "-" "Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; ...
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Googlebot repeatedly looks for files that aren't on my server

I'm hosting a site for a volunteer organization. I've moved the site to WordPress, but it wasn't always that way. I suspect at one point it was hacked badly. My Apache error log file has grown to ...
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Apache : with Googlebot connections, a single process takes all server memory

Following Unbelievable issue : a single apache process takes 4 GB of memory I post as a new question because I was able to identify the fact that it happens when the client connecting is Googlebot. ...
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How to fix googlebot Server Connectivity

I get 'Server Connectivity' error at google webmaster tool. I suspect it is because of iptables rules that I've set to counter some DDoS attacks, thugh I'm not sure which rules could be relevant. This ...