Lighttpd – block user agent

 

In lighttpd we can block or deny access to a specific user agent.

Syntax to block user agent:

$HTTP["useragent"] =~ "User agent name" {url.access-deny = ( "" )}

where “User agent name” is any user agent.

Example:

$HTTP["useragent"] =~ "Xenu Link Sleuth" {url.access-deny = ( "" )}

Above example will block all requests with user agent name “Xenu Link Sleuth”.

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