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How to block offline browsers?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by ehudal, Mar 5, 2005.

  1. ehudal

    ehudal Member

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    Does anyone here have a sample .htaccess file for blocking offline browsers(the kind that simply download entire sites,hogging resources and bandwidth... (such as TelePort Pro,wget...)

    Any help will be appreciated!
     
  2. chirpy

    chirpy Well-Known Member

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    Well, you'll want a mod_rewrite that checks the HTTP_USER_AGENT, so search google. However, that will only help if they announce themselves as such instead of using a Mozilla UA. It's a relatively pointless excercise.
     
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