How to log GoogleBot useragent in its own access log?

Phillip Oldham phill at
Thu Mar 4 11:22:52 MSK 2010

On 03/03/2010 22:12, David Taveras wrote:
> Would it be possible to match if the useragent contains this string
> "+"  and log it in a specific file
> for googles crawling?

Have you tried just using an if statement? Something like...

access_log /my/usual/access/log;

if ( $http_user_agent ~= "googlebot" ) {
access_log /my/googlebot/log;


*Phillip B Oldham*
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