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

Last Modified: Nov 07, 2022

Bug Tracker

Affected Product:  See more info
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

Symptoms

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

Impact

HTTP CONNECT requests will fail due to early termination.

Conditions

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

Workaround

None

Fix Information

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

Behavior Change