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[resolved] msn bots are being blocked (2 posts)

  1. hilmil
    Member
    Posted 1 year ago #

    I like the fact that verified Google crawlers have unlimited access to my sites and that I can block fake Google crawlers. Why can't I do the same for MSN bots? I'm constantly having to whitelist all their IPs. Can't even tell if they are fake msn bots either.

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  2. Wordfence
    Member
    Plugin Author

    Posted 1 year ago #

    Hi,

    Unfortunately MSN's bot's don't provide the kind of verification using forward/reverse DNS lookups that Google does, so we can't verify them.

    Regards,

    Mark.

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