Bug ID 805353: ASM reporting for WebSocket frames has empty username field

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,,,,

Fixed In:

Opened: Jul 15, 2019

Severity: 3-Major


When using ASM to inspect and report WebSocket frames, the username field is always reported as empty or absent.


Poor visibility of current logged-in user in the event log for WebSocket frames.


-- ASM provisioned. -- ASM policy attached to a virtual server. -- WebSocket profile attached to a virtual server. -- ASM logging profile attached to a virtual server. -- WebSocket traffic inspected by ASM and logged as event log message or remote logger message.



Fix Information

ASM populates username field for logged WebSocket frames

Behavior Change

Guides & references

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