Bug ID 567100: A HTTP CONNECT request should not be closed

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.0.0, 12.0.0 HF1, 12.0.0 HF2

Fixed In:
12.1.0, 12.0.0 HF3

Opened: Jan 12, 2016

Severity: 3-Major


A HTTP CONNECT request may be closed early if the server doesn't respond with a Keep-Alive header.


HTTP CONNECT requests will fail due to early termination.


The server's response to the HTTP CONNECT request does not contain a Keep-Alive header.



Fix Information

HTTP CONNECT requests are kept alive even without a Keep Alive header or 1.1 response.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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