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Re: IP Address Caching of Slurp@inktomi
From Inachu at Help Desk on 24 July '99
replying to IP Address Caching of Slurp@inktomi posted by Dan

>I've recently changed IP's on my website and the DNS has been updated
>now for 4 weeks. I kept the OLD IP address and Webserver active
>during the transition so that any DNS Caching delays will not affect
>visitors going to the old IP address. So far all traffic is now going
>to the NEW IP address except some of the Crawlers like Inktomi's
>Slurp, according to the server logs.
>Does anyone know if Slurp will ever update its cache or do I need to
>deactivate the old IP and Webserver to force Inktomi to update?
>I'm concerned that if I deactivate the ip, the spider will just drop
>the url instead of updating the DNS/IP entry.
>Any Thaughts?

You need to use meta tags that tell the bots not to cache your
older website.............

Better yet do a search at infoseek or hotbot on:

Metatag no cache


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