CURLOPT_USERAGENT (3) - Linux Man Pages

CURLOPT_USERAGENT: set HTTP user-agent header

NAME

CURLOPT_USERAGENT - set HTTP user-agent header

SYNOPSIS

#include <curl/curl.h>

CURLcode curl_easy_setopt(CURL *handle, CURLOPT_USERAGENT, char *ua);

DESCRIPTION

Pass a pointer to a zero terminated string as parameter. It will be used to set the User-Agent: header in the HTTP request sent to the remote server. This can be used to fool servers or scripts. You can also set any custom header with CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER(3).

DEFAULT

NULL, no User-Agent: header is used by default.

PROTOCOLS

HTTP, HTTPS

EXAMPLE

TODO

AVAILABILITY

As long as HTTP is supported

RETURN VALUE

Returns CURLE_OK if HTTP is supported, CURLE_UNKNOWN_OPTION if not, or CURLE_OUT_OF_MEMORY if there was insufficient heap space.