Can apache forward/route requests based on http header (loadbalancing and bots)

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http://serverfault.com – We have a situation where bots comprise 40% of page requests for a slow-performing web application. Short Term Relief As immediate relief, I thought of doing the following: Setting up another instance of the application pointing to a slave copy of the database. Call this "Server B" , whereas the main application is "Server A") forwarding all bot-traffic to "Server B", forward all other requests to the main application "Server A" Separating out, by server, "bot traffic" from "user traffic" would give the added benefit of more accurate server side analysis (i.e. knowing that all traffic i (HowTos)