Error 403 for Yandexbot

Yandex is the popular Russian search engine. In August Yandex updates its search bot (Yandexbot). After this when the Yandexbot tries index my site, server returns to it error 403. Only for Yandex.
Its Useragent: Mozilla/5.0 (compatible; YandexBot/3.0; + All Yandexes useragents are here:
Please, can you configure Apache to solve this problem?

Nickolai Protasoff (


I am sorry, we disabled access for this browser agent, there is no intention to change this due to several reasons.


Thank you for fast reply. I’m in mourning.