Bug ID 697363: FPS should forward all XFF header values

Last Modified: May 29, 2024

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

Known Affected Versions:
12.1.2, 12.1.3,,,,,,,, 12.1.4,, 12.1.5,,,, 12.1.6, 13.0.0, 13.0.0 HF1, 13.0.0 HF2, 13.0.0 HF3, 13.0.1, 13.1.0,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Dec 04, 2017

Severity: 2-Critical


For BIG-IP alerts, FPS will insert a single XFF with the client IP and discard all XFF values/headers in the original request (the request which triggered the alert)


Original XFF information will be lost: only a single XFF header (containing client IP) will be present.


Alert generated on BIG-IP side.



Fix Information

FPS now copies all original XFF headers to the generated alert.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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