Bug ID 753988: Proactive Bot Defense : unable to modify existing allow list entry attributes in GUI - 'This whitelist item already exists' pop-up is shown

Last Modified: Apr 29, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,,,,,,, 14.1.5,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Dec 23, 2018

Severity: 4-Minor


You are unable to modify existing bot defense allow list item. For example, you attempt to change Mitigation Action to Enabled from Disabled or vice versa. The system posts a popup error: This whitelist item already exists.


Updating existing whitelist item requires additional steps.


This occurs when you try to commit a change to a Mitigation Action or Browser Verification and Device ID Challenge on an existing allow list. Note: This does not occur if you modify other parts of the allow list item (Source or Specified URL).


If you want to update Mitigation Action of an existing item, you can change Source or Specified URL together to bypass the error.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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