Product Documentation

appfwsettings

Sep 01, 2016

Configuration for AS settings resource.

Properties (click to see Operations)

Name Data Type Permissions Description
defaultprofile
<String>
Read-write
Profile to use when a connection does not match any policy. Default setting is APPFW_BYPASS, which sends unmatched connections back to the NetScaler appliance without attempting to filter them further.
Default value: APPFW_BYPASS
Minimum length = 1
undefaction
<String>
Read-write
Profile to use when an application firewall policy evaluates to undefined (UNDEF).
An UNDEF event indicates an internal error condition. The APPFW_BLOCK built-in profile is the default setting. You can specify a different built-in or user-created profile as the UNDEF profile.
Default value: APPFW_BLOCK
Minimum length = 1
sessiontimeout
<Double>
Read-write
Timeout, in seconds, after which a user session is terminated. Before continuing to use the protected web site, the user must establish a new session by opening a designated start URL.
Default value: 900
Minimum value = 1
Maximum value = 65535
learnratelimit
<Double>
Read-write
Maximum number of connections per second that the application firewall learning engine examines to generate new relaxations for learning-enabled security checks. The application firewall drops any connections above this limit from the list of connections used by the learning engine.
Default value: 400
Minimum value = 1
Maximum value = 1000
sessionlifetime
<Double>
Read-write
Maximum amount of time (in seconds) that the application firewall allows a user session to remain active, regardless of user activity. After this time, the user session is terminated. Before continuing to use the protected web site, the user must establish a new session by opening a designated start URL.
Default value: 0
Minimum value = 0
Maximum value = 2147483647
sessioncookiename
<String>
Read-write
Name of the session cookie that the application firewall uses to track user sessions.
Must begin with a letter or number, and can consist of from 1 to 31 letters, numbers, and the hyphen (-) and underscore (_) symbols.

The following requirement applies only to the NetScaler CLI:
If the name includes one or more spaces, enclose the name in double or single quotation marks (for example, "my cookie name" or 'my cookie name').
Minimum length = 1
clientiploggingheader
<String>
Read-write
Name of an HTTP header that contains the IP address that the client used to connect to the protected web site or service.
importsizelimit
<Double>
Read-write
Cumulative total maximum number of bytes in web forms imported to a protected web site. If a user attempts to upload files with a total byte count higher than the specified limit, the application firewall blocks the request.
Default value: 134217728
Minimum value = 1
Maximum value = 134217728
signatureautoupdate
<String>
Read-write
Flag used to enable/disable auto update signatures.
Default value: OFF
Possible values = ON, OFF
signatureurl
<String>
Read-write
URL to download the mapping file from server.
Default value: https://s3.amazonaws.com/NSAppFwSignatures/SignaturesMapping.xml
cookiepostencryptprefix
<String>
Read-write
String that is prepended to all encrypted cookie values.
Minimum length = 1
logmalformedreq
<String>
Read-write
Log requests that are so malformed that application firewall parsing doesn't occur.
Default value: ON
Possible values = ON, OFF
geolocationlogging
<String>
Read-write
Enable Geo-Location Logging in CEF format logs.
Default value: OFF
Possible values = ON, OFF
ceflogging
<String>
Read-write
Enable CEF format logs.
Default value: OFF
Possible values = ON, OFF
entitydecoding
<String>
Read-write
Transform multibyte (double- or half-width) characters to single width characters.
Default value: OFF
Possible values = ON, OFF
useconfigurablesecretkey
<String>
Read-write
Use configurable secret key in AppFw operations.
Default value: OFF
Possible values = ON, OFF

Operations (click to see Properties)

Some options that you can use for each operations:

  • Getting warnings in response: NITRO allows you to get warnings in an operation by specifying the "warning" query parameter as "yes". For example, to get warnings while connecting to the NetScaler appliance, the URL is as follows:

    http://<netscaler-ip-address>/nitro/v1/config/login?warning=yes

    If any, the warnings are displayed in the response payload with the HTTP code "209 X-NITRO-WARNING".

  • Authenticated access for individual NITRO operations: NITRO allows you to logon to the NetScaler appliance to perform individual operations. You can use this option instead of creating a NITRO session (using the login object) and then using that session to perform all operations,

    To do this, you must specify the username and password in the request header of the NITRO request as follows:

    X-NITRO-USER:<username>

    X-NITRO-PASS:<password>

    Note: In such cases, make sure that the request header DOES not include the following:

    Cookie:NITRO_AUTH_TOKEN=<tokenvalue>

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Mandatory parameters are marked in red and placeholder content is marked in <green>.

update

URL: http://<netscaler-ip-address>/nitro/v1/config/appfwsettings

HTTP Method: PUT

Request Headers:

Cookie:NITRO_AUTH_TOKEN=<tokenvalue>
Content-Type:application/json

Request Payload:

{"appfwsettings":{
      "defaultprofile":<String_value>,
      "undefaction":<String_value>,
      "sessiontimeout":<Double_value>,
      "learnratelimit":<Double_value>,
      "sessionlifetime":<Double_value>,
      "sessioncookiename":<String_value>,
      "clientiploggingheader":<String_value>,
      "importsizelimit":<Double_value>,
      "signatureautoupdate":<String_value>,
      "signatureurl":<String_value>,
      "cookiepostencryptprefix":<String_value>,
      "logmalformedreq":<String_value>,
      "geolocationlogging":<String_value>,
      "ceflogging":<String_value>,
      "entitydecoding":<String_value>,
      "useconfigurablesecretkey":<String_value>
}}

Response:

HTTP Status Code on Success: 200 OK
HTTP Status Code on Failure: 4xx <string> (for general HTTP errors) or 5xx <string> (for NetScaler-specific errors). The response payload provides details of the error

unset

URL: http://<netscaler-ip-address>/nitro/v1/config/appfwsettings?action=unset

HTTP Method: POST

Request Headers:

Cookie:NITRO_AUTH_TOKEN=<tokenvalue>
Content-Type:application/json

Request Payload:

{"appfwsettings":{
      "defaultprofile":true,
      "undefaction":true,
      "sessiontimeout":true,
      "learnratelimit":true,
      "sessionlifetime":true,
      "sessioncookiename":true,
      "clientiploggingheader":true,
      "importsizelimit":true,
      "signatureautoupdate":true,
      "signatureurl":true,
      "cookiepostencryptprefix":true,
      "logmalformedreq":true,
      "geolocationlogging":true,
      "ceflogging":true,
      "entitydecoding":true,
      "useconfigurablesecretkey":true
}}

Response:

HTTP Status Code on Success: 200 OK
HTTP Status Code on Failure: 4xx <string> (for general HTTP errors) or 5xx <string> (for NetScaler-specific errors). The response payload provides details of the error

get (all)

URL: http://<netscaler-ip-address>/nitro/v1/config/appfwsettings

HTTP Method: GET

Request Headers:

Cookie:NITRO_AUTH_TOKEN=<tokenvalue>
Accept:application/json

Response:

HTTP Status Code on Success: 200 OK
HTTP Status Code on Failure: 4xx <string> (for general HTTP errors) or 5xx <string> (for NetScaler-specific errors). The response payload provides details of the error

Response Headers:

Content-Type:application/json

Response Payload:

{ "appfwsettings": [ {
      "defaultprofile":<String_value>,
      "undefaction":<String_value>,
      "sessiontimeout":<Double_value>,
      "learnratelimit":<Double_value>,
      "sessionlifetime":<Double_value>,
      "sessioncookiename":<String_value>,
      "clientiploggingheader":<String_value>,
      "importsizelimit":<Double_value>,
      "signatureautoupdate":<String_value>,
      "signatureurl":<String_value>,
      "cookiepostencryptprefix":<String_value>,
      "logmalformedreq":<String_value>,
      "geolocationlogging":<String_value>,
      "ceflogging":<String_value>,
      "entitydecoding":<String_value>,
      "useconfigurablesecretkey":<String_value>
}]}