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Barracuda Web Application Firewall

How can i get the request and response flow order for web applcaition firewall

  • Type: Knowledgebase
  • Date changed: 2 years ago

Solution #00006053


All Barracuda Web Application Firewalls, all firmware versions


For any request coming to web application firewall it will follow the below request flow order

Request flow will start with : 

- Allow/deny rules under websites
- URL Normalization
- Global Allow/deny rules under security policies -> Global ACL 
- Profiles
- Header ACLs
- XML Firewall (if configured)
- URL Translation / Request rewrite (if configured)
- Rule Group

For any response going out from web application firewall it will follow the below response order

Response flow will start with : 

- Website Cloaking 
- Data theft protection
- Allow / Deny Rules
- URL translation / response rewrite (if configured)
- Compression
- Caching
- XML Firewall (if configured)

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