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cPanel route traffic through VPN tunnel allowing me to route IPs

I would like to be able to route an IP I have from another virtual machine to my main cPanel server to be used. cPanel server IP is and the other machine has and ...
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Is this really GoogleBot, or is this a spammer?

I found this IP in my access log posting repeatedly thousands of times. Is this really GoogleBot, or is it a spammer? I hesitate to block it. - - [13/May/2015:18:54:33 -0400] "POST /...
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New hostile web crawler from China throttling server

My server has been crashes several times the last 24 hours by a new extremely aggressive hostile distributed web crawler. It is hitting over 1000 pages per minute and seems to be crawling all content ...
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Block a random domain pointing at my dedicated IP

I have a random domain name which has it's A record going to my dedicated IP. Therefore duplicating content. Is there a way I can disable the domain at IP level maybe in iptables? I have a .htaccess ...
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Rate Limiting Individual URL Requests

I have a Flask application I’m developing that relies heavily on external website interaction and is initiated by the end-user. If I leave the application without any sort of bandwidth control/rate ...
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Which tools can help limit maximum page view per IP to limit scrapers and bots?

I would like to prevent scrapers grabbing all my content except Google, Bing and other search engines. I am thinking of going with Fail2ban and limiting hits from an IP maybe at around 1000 per day. ...
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How to block malicious requests before they reach Apache?

I have a RESTful web service that gets hit by a large number of requests coming from various IPs with dummy logins and random inputs. I have already denied these requests at the HTTP level (using the ...