Bug ID 511710: URL Categorization: URL lookup is performed on URL without query string starting v13.0

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.1.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2, 12.1.0 HF2, 12.0.0 HF3, 12.0.0 HF4, 12.1.1 HF1, 12.1.1 HF2, 12.1.2 HF1, 12.1.2 HF2, 12.1.0, 12.1.1, 12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6

Fixed In:

Opened: Mar 11, 2015

Severity: 4-Minor


Prior to v13.0, URL Category was looked up using the entire URL, which included the query string. As of version 13.0.0, BIG-IP no longer uses the query string when looking up category by URL.


No visible impact


URL categorization feature is enbaled



Fix Information

BIG-IP now ignores the query string when looking up categories by URL.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips