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  • beka
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    Ok, thanks barry. I was wondering if it might have been one of those registration bots I'd read about.

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  • BarryoBrien
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    I have had the same but they never do any harm you could always add that area to your robots.txt file and block it from entering that area.

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  • beka
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    metacrawler trying to access my forum?

    Hey there

    I don't know if I've put this query in the right forum, so excuse me if it should go somewhere else.

    I've got a pretty new vB forum. I keep noticing when I view 'current users' a 'guest' with an IP on crawl*.googleblot.com. It keeps trying to 'Create Event', which of course it's blocked from doing. I'm guessing this is some sort of metacrawler or something? Should I be concerned about it at all? Can it do any damage?

    I hope this made sense. Still feeling my way a bit with this forum stuff.

    Thanx.
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