Bug ID 783165: Bot Defense whitelists does not apply for url "Any" after modifying the Bot Defense profile

Last Modified: Jul 12, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.0,,,,,, 14.1.2,,,,,,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: May 17, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


When creating a whitelist in the Bot Defense profile with url "Any" - after modifying the Bot Defense log profile, the whitelist does not apply anymore.


Whitelist does not apply - users from the defined IP/GEO location might be blocked.


-- Bot Defense profile is attached to the Virtual Server -- Adding a whitelist to the Bot Defense profile with url "Any" -- Modifying the Bot Defense profile afterwards.


Delete and add the whitelist after modifying the profile.

Fix Information

Keep the whitelist as is when updating bot profile.

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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