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From Doug McNutt <dougl...@macnauchtan.com>
Subject Re: [users@httpd] disable wget-like user-agents
Date Tue, 04 Jan 2011 23:33:55 GMT
At 18:19 -0500 1/4/11, Mark Montague wrote:
>Follow the example below, but use only the user agent condition, omit the IP condition,
and suitably adjust the RewriteRule regular expression to match the URL(s) you wish to block:
>
>http://httpd.apache.org/docs/2.2/rewrite/rewrite_guide.html#blocking-of-robots
>
>Note that wget has a -U option that can be used to get around this block by using a user
agent string that you are not blocking -- so the block will not prevent a determined downloader.

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