?
Solved

Checking a website hub for endless spider link recursion

Posted on 2006-07-13
3
Medium Priority
?
223 Views
Last Modified: 2010-04-20
Is there an application to test a website and/or a directory/subdirectory site on a hard drive to point out the possiblities of endless loop/recursion/crawling of a search engine or spider which could totally decimate available bandwidth/usage limitations?
0
Comment
Question by:ejoeeb
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
3 Comments
 
LVL 18

Accepted Solution

by:
Sam Panwar earned 375 total points
ID: 17105523
Hi,

Please download GFI Lan guard It is ver good tool which is may be fullfil your requirement

Automatically detect security vulnerabilities on your network
Provides in-depth information about all machines/devices

http://www.gfi.com/downloads/downloads.aspx?pid=LANSS&lid=en
0
 

Assisted Solution

by:rubanek
rubanek earned 375 total points
ID: 17107699
Without knowing the code that controls the visiting crawler you'll never know if it's stuck in a loop.  All you can really do is monitor your sites activity and if you see a bot hanging out for longer than normal times, you should block thier IP.

I would think that most crawlers like google or yahoo would be smart enough to not get stuck in a loop.
0

Featured Post

Ransomware: The New Cyber Threat & How to Stop It

This infographic explains ransomware, type of malware that blocks access to your files or your systems and holds them hostage until a ransom is paid. It also examines the different types of ransomware and explains what you can do to thwart this sinister online threat.  

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This is a guide to setting up a new WHM/cPanel Server to be used for web hosting accounts. It is intended for web hosting company administrators and dedicated server owners. For under $99 per month (considering normal rate of Big Data Cetnters like …
When it comes to security, close monitoring is a must. According to WhiteHat Security annual report, a substantial number of all web applications are vulnerable always. Monitis offers a new product - fully-featured Website security monitoring and pr…
In this brief tutorial Pawel from AdRem Software explains how you can quickly find out which services are running on your network, or what are the IP addresses of servers responsible for each service. Software used is freeware NetCrunch Tools (https…
Have you created a query with information for a calendar? ... and then, abra-cadabra, the calendar is done?! I am going to show you how to make that happen. Visualize your data!  ... really see it To use the code to create a calendar from a q…
Suggested Courses
Course of the Month13 days, 11 hours left to enroll

800 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question