Blocking Unwanted/Spam Robot Access To Websites

by Selva 2009-04-27 17:09:45

Unwanted or Spam Robots may highly use your website bandwidth.These spam robots can be viewed in awstats of a website which have entry like Unknown robot (identified by empty user agent string) under Robots/Spiders visitors . To block such unwanted/spam robots use the following entries in your .htaccess file (which must be saved in document root of the website) :


BrowserMatchNoCase Unknown spam_robot
BrowserMatchNoCase robot spam_robot
BrowserMatchNoCase SpammerRobot spam_robot
BrowserMatchNoCase SecurityHoleRobot spam_robot
Order Deny,Allow
Deny from env=spam_robot



Once you have these entries in .htaccess file of your website,you can be free from spam robots attacking your site Laughing

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