Blocking Bad Bots with IPFW

Posted by Administrator (admin) on Apr 02 2008
Design & Development Blog >> Unix

There is nothing more annoying to me than a bad behaving bot sucking up all of my server bandwidth. Usually I would recommend a quick edit to robots.txt but sometimes that just isn't enough... so I wrote a quick article on how to block these bots at the firewall level using IPFW. You can view that article here: Dealing With Bad Bots at The Firewall Level

Last changed: Apr 02 2008 at 1:08 PM