Bug ID 941929: Google Analytics shows incorrect stats, when Google link is redirected.

Last Modified: Sep 13, 2023

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

Known Affected Versions:
14.1.2,,,,,,,,, 14.1.3,, 14.1.4,, 15.0.0, 15.0.1,,,,, 15.1.0,,,,,, 15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 16.0.0,, 16.0.1,

Fixed In:
16.1.0,, 15.1.4,

Opened: Sep 02, 2020

Severity: 4-Minor


When server respond with a redirect, ASM challenge makes Google Analytics stats appear as if they are 'Direct' instead of 'Organic'.


Incorrect data is displayed in the Google Analytics dashboard.


-- Google link is responded to (by the server) with a redirect. -- Bot defense profile or DoS Application profile attached to a virtual server with challenge mitigation enabled.



Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

K10134038: F5 Bug Tracker Filter Names and Tips