An http header field that identifies the browser and operating system.

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Apache logging based on user agent

I'd like to update my apache logging so that its destination is based on the user agent string or file type. Specifically, I would like to send my googlebot requests to their own log file, and I ...
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What is user agent Issbot

I am seeing a lot of traffic to my website from user agent Issbot. This certainly looks like a bot, but is not listed in the www.user-agents.org listing, and I have not been able to find anything ...
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A single request appears to have come from all the browsers? Should I be worried?

I was looking over my site access logs when I noticed a request with the following user agent string: "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:1.9.2.12) Gecko/20101026 ...
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Website won't load in Firefox 3.6.13

After the latest version of Firefox came out, I've been having problems with my website. The site is: http://mojheroj.com It works fine in all other browsers, as well as older versions of Firefox and ...
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What user agent should I set?

There is Ask bot, which sets this header: Mozilla/2.0 (compatible; Ask Jeeves/Teoma) Considering this, I have the following questions: If I'm writing a web crawler named Goofy, what user agent ...
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Does the user agent in any regular browser contain 'bot' or 'crawl'?

Does the user agent in any regular browser contain 'bot' or 'crawl'? I check the user agent on my site to see if it is coming from a bot or not. If it is, I can do some little optimizations since ...
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What browser is sending user agent beginning mozilla/5.0+, tramslates & into &

We've got a website which has been running for a few years now. One of our customers has just started having an intermittent problem. Looking at our iis6.0 logs the service works correctly when they ...
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Mobile phone detection (brand, model, browser etc)

What do you use to detect visitor's mobile phone, down to the model if possible? Currently we maintain our own database but it's really getting behind due to lack of manpower to maintain it, so we ...
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Is Yahoo Search the same as Bing Search now?

We had some serious issues with Yahoo's (incredibly) badly written spider in the past, and as a result we blocked them. Marco Arment of Tumblr also shared his frustrations with us on 8/31/2009, which ...
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How do you direct iPhone/Android browser to m.example.com?

I have some special coding that only works for HTML5 browsers (simple geolocation stuff). I want to redirect iPhone and Android users to the m.example.com version of my website. How is the best way ...