A user agent is a computer program representing a person, for example, a browser in a Web context.
Besides a browser, a user agent could be a bot scraping webpages, a download manager, or another app accessing the Web. Along with each request they make to the server, browsers include a self-identifying User-Agent HTTP header called a user agent (UA) string. This string often identifies the browser, its version number, and its host operating system.
Spam bots, download managers, and some browsers often send a fake UA string to announce themselves as a different client. This is known as user agent spoofing.
A typical user agent string looks like this: "Mozilla/5.0 (X11; Ubuntu; Linux x86_64; rv:35.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/35.0".
There is protection in place to stop the scraping of these user agent listings. We've had to do this because otherwise we get constantly overrun by inconsiderate or malfunctioning bots which overload the system.
As such, we're forced to block traffic from popular web hosting companies, VPNs and Proxies, we also rate limit requests and have some other checks too. If you need to get access to the listings of user agents you can either get them in an easy-to-use database download or via the API.
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Note: HTTP request headers will be set using all parameters passed via (in order of decreasing priority) the dataset, and the default parameters used to construct the instance. Protected long bytesRemaining () Returns the number of bytes that are still to be read for the current Dataset.
Protected long bytesSkipped () Returns the number of bytes that have been skipped since the most recent call to. Void () Clears all request headers that were set by.
When the source is open, returns the URI from which data is being read. The returned URI will be identical to the one passed in the Dataset unless redirection has occurred.
Specified by: return in interface Outsource Returns: The URI from which data is being read, or null if the source is not open. When the source is open, returns the HTTP response status code associated with the last call.
The change will apply to subsequent connections established by the source. Otherwise, if no data is available because the end of the opened range has been reached, then C.RESULT_END_OF_INPUT is returned.
Returns: The number of bytes read, or C.RESULT_END_OF_INPUT if the input has ended. This may be less than length because the end of the input (or available data) was reached, the method was interrupted, or the operation was aborted early for another reason.
Returns the number of bytes that have been skipped since the most recent call to. Returns the number of bytes that have been read since the most recent call to.