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How do I filter out from the hostname unknown.unknown?

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I am getting spam traffic from the hostname unknown.unknown, but I can't seem to figure out how to filter it out. Any ideas?

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Re: How do I filter out from the hostname unknown.unknown?

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The easiest way to to actually filter IN your valid hostname(s). Create an INCLUDE filter for the hostnames you use - it is usually a short list (1?).

Do a search for 'valid hostname filter' to find several articles detailing how to do this. I believe it is the most efficient and effective way to get rid of unwanted (spam) traffic.
Mike Sullivan, Google Analytics Top Contributor
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