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mgarten Newcomer 18 posts since
Nov 23, 2011
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Jan 16, 2013 3:58 AM

Usage of via string from Header

Dear All,


since long time we are using the via string from the header within a rule to make a  decision within a rule.

It was implemented with version 7.1.6


Now we started to use

And now we can't use more the via string.


Here an example how we have implemented it in a rule:

Header.Request.Get("via") matches **


Also if we try to show the via string in a block message now the value is empty.


Does somebody have a solution for this?





  • eelsasser McAfee SME 842 posts since
    Mar 24, 2010
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    1. Jan 16, 2013 9:06 AM (in response to mgarten)
    Re: Usage of via string from Header

    I do not see that behaviour on my

    I have a rule that blocks on this criteria:

      Header.Request.Get ("Via") matches **


    And when i forward from another proxy with that IP address, it blocks as it should.


    This rule is at the top in only the request cycle, then i have another rule below that in the request/response cycle that removes the Via header as it goes out to the internet.


    i don't know why it wouldn't work for you.

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