Ghostwriter grades a domain's health as Healthy or Burned. Health is based on domain categorization and VirusTotal information.
Domain categories are pulled from VirusTotal, which pulls categorization information from multiple sources. See the VirusTotal configuration for more information.
Ghostwriter These categories are bad and any source flagging a domain with one of these categories will trigger the health status to flip to Burned:
The infrastructure manager also references malwaredomains.com to check if one of your domain names appears in their list of malicious domains.
You can also track the current DNS records for your domain names. Ghostwriter pulls this information using DNS queries.
Domain update tasks exist in the
tasks.py. These functions can be scheduled or requested manually.
The Domain Update Control Panel lives at
/shepherd/update and provides information on when the updates were last run, how long they took to complete, and their exit state (success or error messages).
Click the Start Update button under the desired check to queue a check for all domains.
To update domain information or DNS records for just a single domain, open the domain's details and expand the Health and Categories or DNS Records panes.
Each of these panes contains a Refresh button. Click this button to queue an update for just the one domain.