Twitterbot bring down down site


We’ve seen heavy Twitterbot traffic, and it’s bringing the site to a standstill.

Is this genuinely Twitterbot doing this, and how can we rate limit it?

I’m happy to share logs.

Source IPs:[4-6] and

DDOS-levels of website-traffic generated byTwitterBot

We’ve experienced a similar issue. I posted it here. Is your log similar to ours?