Bug ID 446994: http_proxy for outbound ASM services needs to be validated

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP ASM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.4.1, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.6.0 HF5, 11.6.0 HF6, 11.6.0 HF7, 11.6.0 HF8, 11.6.1, 11.6.1 HF1, 11.6.1 HF2, 11.6.2, 11.6.2 HF1, 11.6.3,,,,, 11.6.4, 11.6.5,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Feb 02, 2014

Severity: 3-Major


You are unable to configure signature updates to go via an HTTPS proxy; when you configure a proxy via /ts/etc/services.ini, no traffic exits the box at all on any interface.


No success in updating new signature via an HTTP proxy.


This occurs when trying to update signatures via an HTTP proxy. services.ini contains a trailing whitespace character.


Ensure there is no trailing whitespace character in services.ini, remove the trailing whitespace if it exists.

Fix Information

Removed the usage of services.ini for HTTPS proxy.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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