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Type: APM as a Service

Old Article ID: 1998

Old Article Type: documentation

Please verify update this information with each release. This information can be captured by running a test hitting the URL www.whatsmyuseragent.com with SCoE enabled and a false content validation set up.


Detail the contextual information specific to the issue; i.e. Product, Version, Agent, System, etc.

Gomez Recorder / Backbone nodes
Fall Release 2011

  • Gomez Recorder


Describe the problem, from the user perspective


Clearly list the Steps to resolve the issue

As of the March 2016 release, the following are the default user agent strings in the Dynatrace Recorder.

  • Firefox 24 – Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; rv:24.0; GomezAgent 3.0) Gecko/20100101 Firefox/24.0
  • IE 11 – Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; Trident/7.0; rv:11.0; GomezAgent 3.0) like Gecko
  • Chrome 34 – Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 6.3; WOW64; GomezAgent 3.0) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/34.0.1916.153 Safari/537.36

If you create Single URL test in the Dynatrace Portal, it uses the Playback Agent Default.

You can change the header by opening the test in the Dynatrace Recorder and selecting the User Agent in the Headers tab of the script profile. For details, see Modifying script settings in the documentation.