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Wildcard URL with "dot" allowed confused with a file type


Hello evryone


I configuered a wildcard URL (/x/y/*) in my ASM policy with the "." as an allowed meta character, but all the requests /x/y/1245.452 for example are blocked by violation illegal file type, does anyone know how to fix this issue ?


Thanks in advance


F5 Employee
F5 Employee

There's really only two solutions:

(1) Accept the filetype and do nothing

(2) create a wildcard file type which will accept all non-explicit filetypes including no_ext.

  no_ext filetypes are those urls with no periods that works in conjunction with wildcards

  Note that the burden of enforcement will shift to url matching.

  violation will not be a bad filetype, but rather an unknown url


There is a feature request to prevent this behavior but it hasn't been added to any F5 software yet ID400017.