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Subject: Re: nt web server log
From: James Proffer <james @ mail . state . mo . us>
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 1997 11:21:19 -0500 (CDT)
To: "k. frisco" <kfrisco @ shrike . depaul . edu>
Cc: firewalls @ GreatCircle . COM
In-reply-to: <Pine . GSO . 3 . 95 . 970606103118 . 17074A-100000 @ shrike . depaul . edu>

The file robots.txt holds any robot exclusion rules you might care to
write for your web server.  Most (but not all) web spiders look for
/robots.txt and obey its exclusions. 


On Fri, 6 Jun 1997, k. frisco wrote:

> Withh all the talk about hacking webservers, I was wondering if anyone
> knows anything about a weird log msg that we got on our nt webserver?  it
> was a get to robots.txt
> 
> There is no file or image that is related to this file name on our web
> page.  Could not even find it on the server anywhere.  Am I unduly
> concerned?
> 
> 

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