[ic] Googlebot Getting 500 Errors ... but he's the only one
bryangmyrek at yahoo.com
Wed Jul 6 20:09:42 EDT 2005
--- Bryan Gmyrek <bryangmyrek at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Googlebot is now getting 304 codes (which I understand aren't really 'errors' but nonetheless
> don't make sense for a dynamic application). This is better really than 500 codes because at
> least presumably Googlebot will just think the page hasn't changed recently instead of thinking
> the page is 'broken'. But it is definitely still a problem because out of about 2200 page
> requests Googlebot got about 1300 304 codes.
I just wanted to thank Jonathon Sim again for providing the code that fixed this bug in
mod_interchange. My site now has 110,000 pages showing in Google, higher than ever. Thanks also
to Kevin for adding it to the new release 1.33
> I was looking in the sessions directory and noticed something strange. There is a session for
> Googlebot, but I have the IP 'he' was coming from in the RobotIP list in interchange.cfg My
> understanding was that there should be no sessions for robots. Also there was a lock file in
Anyone have any clues on what's going on here?
> Thu Jun 16 22:53:07 MST 2005
> 0.16 418 date /opt/catalogs/art/session/J/E
> $ls -al
> total 16
> drwxrwx--- 2 gmyrek users 4096 Jun 16 01:39 .
> drwxrwx--- 59 gmyrek users 4096 Jun 16 08:53 ..
> -rw-rw---- 1 gmyrek users 1772 Jun 15 19:37 JESEUyAF:126.96.36.199
> -rw-rw---- 1 gmyrek users 0 Jun 15 19:37 JESEUyAF:188.8.131.52.lock
> -rw-rw---- 1 gmyrek users 2224 Jun 16 01:39 JEW2TGnk:184.108.40.206
> -rw-rw---- 1 gmyrek users 0 Jun 16 01:39 JEW2TGnk:220.127.116.11.lock
> 0.16 419 ls -al /opt/catalogs/art/session/J/E
> $head JESEUyAF:18.104.22.168
> /Googlebot/2.1 (+http://www.google.com/bot.html)browser
> ?Alan ; Black ; Branches ; Bush ; Bushes ; Contemporary ; Cream ; Floral Plants ; Flower ;
> ; Magnolia ; Magnolia Brancheskey
> What is the .lock file and any idea why there is a session file for Googlebot even though the IP
> is in the RobotIP list?
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