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Hello,

For a project integration I need to give access only to "Test-Robot/2022v11"

I was using this code when the test robot's name was just "robot" and it was working fine;

RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !=robot
RewriteRule .* - [F,L]

This also did not work when the name changed into "Test-Robot"  (I guess it's because of the hypen that needs to be escaped?)

RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !=Test-Robot
RewriteRule .* - [F,L]

Now robot's name is "Test-Robot/2022v11" and I need to write a rule for "starting with Test-Robot" (since the rest "/2022v11" will change), how can I write it?

I tried this and no success;

RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} !^Test\-Robot/*
RewriteRule .* - [F,L]

Thank you in advance.

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Are you sure the user agent really starts with Test-Robot? Nothing else in there?

The hyphen doesn't need to be escaped (it's not a special character) and /* means "zero or more /". You can put it in quotes just in case.

RewriteCond %{HTTP_USER_AGENT} "!^Test-Robot/"

 

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