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Barracuda Web Application Firewall

What does 'protected field' mean in the access logs?

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 7 years ago
Solution #00006040

Barracuda Web Application Firewall, all firmware versions


The 'Protected filed' indicates whether the request passed through the checks when the Barracuda Web Application Firewall is in active or passive mode.

Protected field in access logs has 3 values: 

- If web firewall for this service is disable or Global ACL rule is set to ‘Allow’, then the value is "UNPROTECTED".
- If the mode of the application is passive , then the value is “PASSIVE”
- If the mode of the application is active then the value is "PROTECTED"

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