Posts Tagged ‘ spider ’

How to make an automated connection checker and IP blocker for your server

Mar 23rd, 2013 | By

I like to think of it as a door man for my server, or my little centurion 🙂  What this little guy does is checked the last 5 hours of access logs to your server to see if there are any IP’s that are hitting your server an unusually high amount of times.  If it
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Preventing a server melt-down and saving resources: Block all Shit bot

Oct 11th, 2012 | By

Alright, I woke up today to a load average of 75.. Seventy-fucking-FIVE.  I didn’t even know that shit was possible and I’m pretty sure the guys at the DC were probably roasting marshmellows over my glowing box.  I couldn’t believe it so into my server I went, waiting 5 minuets for every command I typed
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Attracta? More like Attacka! Horrible SEO service destroys server

Feb 21st, 2012 | By

Wow, a 2 day hellish experience has finally come to an end.  My CPU usage spiked up to 100% from 20% 3 days ago for no apparent fault of my own, IE: nothing had been done to or changed on the server at all.  The techs at my hosting company just assumed it was wordpress
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