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SITE DOWN DUE TO SOMEONE INDEXING IT?

Post by Editor » 17th July 2017 - 9:41pm

Some antisocial BOT seems to be viewing the whole site - presumably to INDEX, and has been for the whole day. The Bandwidth will be used up within a day or so, and you won't be able to access it until the end of the month.

SORRY!
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Re: SITE DOWN DUE TO SOMEONE INDEXING IT

Post by Editor » 17th July 2017 - 11:04pm

I've called Steve, and we think he's got the BOT blocked. Keep an eye on things, particularly near the end of the month, as the extra bandwidth this bot has used may well exceed our allocation. I phoned Clook / Sub6 hosting who were helpful, but I don't know if they'll allow us a bit extra bandwidth this month, in view of the circumstances, but be prepared for a hiccup in the site.
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Re: SITE DOWN DUE TO SOMEONE INDEXING IT?

Post by Editor » 1st August 2017 - 8:33am

We nearly made it to the end of the month, but went over the bandwidth on the evening of 31st July.
Hopefully this won't happen often. Thanks for your frugal use of the site over the past couple of weeks.
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