We run a number of monitoring applications at Multiline, and one of these is a little web bot that we configure to check the uptime of your website. If you see “MultilineMon” in your weblogs, that was us checking your site. It should be coming from an IP in the range of 126.96.36.199-188.8.131.52.
The bot will simply search for the availability of an end body tag ““, and should this be found (as you would expect) AND the server responded with a HTTP code of 200, then we can safely assume your website is working ok. We store these reports and soon we will grant access to them under your Multiline User Portal (CUP).
Feel free to omit the multiline bot from web reports / Google Analytics, but please don’t block it or we won’t be able to monitor your website availability and provide you with pretty graphs.