Bug ID 471825: Add 'Date:' header in email message generated by APM Email agent to comply with RFC 5322.

Last Modified: Oct 06, 2020

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
BIG-IP APM(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
11.3.0, 11.4.0, 11.4.1, 11.5.0, 11.5.1, 11.5.1 HF1, 11.5.1 HF10, 11.5.1 HF11, 11.5.1 HF2, 11.5.1 HF3, 11.5.1 HF4, 11.5.1 HF5, 11.6.0, 11.6.0 HF1, 11.6.0 HF2, 11.6.0 HF3

Fixed In:
12.0.0, 11.6.0 HF4, 11.5.1 HF6, 11.4.1 HF9

Opened: Jul 15, 2014
Severity: 3-Major
Related AskF5 Article:


Emails sent by Email agent, when received by certain SMTP servers, contain an empty body. Email needs to comply with RFC 5322 and should include the Date: header.


Empty email body received.


Certain SMTP servers (new Microsoft hosted email service) send an empty email body when the Date: header is missing from the email message



Fix Information

Emails sent by the Email agent now include the Date: header in compliance with RFC 5322.

Behavior Change