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Re: Huge Spike in Traffic from Direct Internet Explorer visitors - nearly100% bounce rate, stays for only one minute

PPC_Guru Feb 27, 2012 4:04 PM
Posted in group: Google Analytics

Categories: Discuss Tracking and Implementation issues :

This is a bit of a long shot... but here is a robots.txt whitelist:

If this is server monitoring service (rather than malware), then there is a chance that it might obey the User-agent: * Disallow: /

Robots.txt file to upload to root:

Note1: change yourdomain within Sitemap:
Note2: also uses a robots.txt whitelist.



Also, here are more examples of robot spider-traps...