User Agent

How does it work?

This criterion lets you match based on the user agent string in the request that helps identify the client browser and device, for example:

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible;MSIE 7.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Operators

Value The Rule is True When...
is one ofany of the user agents you specified in the text field is present in the request.
is not one ofany of the user agents you specified in the text field is not present in the request.

Fields

From the drop-down list, select the user agent header value. You can also add a new item by entering its name in the text field.

Wildcards

Wildcard Description Example
* matches zero or more charactersThe rule includes a match where the value is 123*. Some possible valid results are 123 and 123456.
? matches a single characterThe rule includes a match where the value is 123?. Some possible valid results are 123 and 1234.

Additional Options

  • Wildcards in value: When enabled, allows * and ? wildcard matches in the value field.

  • Case-sensitive value: If you select this option, the value in the incoming request has to match the case of the entry.


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