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How to Block User Agents in Sucuri Firewall Protection

A good way to block unwanted visitors to your site is by blocking specific user-agents. By blocking

their User Agents, you will stop any traffic that contains the specified name in the user agent field.


A “user agent” is a software agent that is acting on behalf of a user. The format of the user-agent string

in HTTP is a list of product tokens (keywords) with optional comments. For example, if a user’s product

were called “WikiBrowser”, their user agent string might be “WikiBrowser/0.1 Gecko/1.0. The most

important product component is listed first.



How to Block User Agents

1.    You may login to Sucuri Firewall Protection.



2.    Click the link here, to go to the Block User Agents settings page.




3.    Add the user agent you would like to block and then click on Block.



4.    Done!

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