Twitterbot bring down down site


#1

Hi,
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: 199.16.156.12[4-6] and 199.59.148.209


DDOS-levels of website-traffic generated byTwitterBot
#2

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