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    wwuster is offline Member
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    Default System.setProperty("http.agent"..) appends Java/1.6

    In my JAVA program I set the user agent with
    System.setProperty("http.agent", "Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.0)");

    But I see from packet sniffing that JAVA appends " Java/1.6" to the user agent that I'm trying to set.

    This causes a web page that I am trying to read to stop responding.

    Does anyone know how to get around this?


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    Check the "http.agent" value before set the property. May be somewhere within your application it can be appended, system cannot append that as far as I know.

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