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Can I place a robots.txt file inside a subdomain and it only affect that subdomain and not the root domain?

For example:

I have example.com and mysubdomain.example.com. mysite.com already has a robots.txt that does it's own directives. Can I disallow all bots to mysubdomain.example.com by placing a robots.txt inside it's own folder and it not affect my main domain example.com?

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Yes. Whatever the web root for the subdomain is where you would put a robots.txt for that subdomain's contents. It will not affect the root domain and the root domain's robots.txt will not affect the subdomain.

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    Damn, beat me too it by 25secs :) – Simon Hayter Oct 15 '14 at 15:50
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    Ok perfect, thank you. So you could also put a robots.txt inside mysite.com/folder and it would only apply to items in that folder correct? – Trey Copeland Oct 15 '14 at 15:52
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    Actually, no. robots.txt can only be placed in the web root. – John Conde Oct 15 '14 at 17:04

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