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About the Redirect Profiles Page


To access this page, click Configure>Application Firewall Policy>Redirect Profiles.

You can create a redirect profile to provide a reason for the policy action or to redirect the user request to an informative webpage. After you configure the redirect profiles for a policy, when a policy blocks HTTP or HTTPS traffic with a deny or reject action, a message or redirect URL is sent to the user. You can customize the redirect action by adding the text message or specify the URL to which the user is redirected. When the redirect message option is specified, a message notifies the user that the traffic has been blocked and also the reason for blocking the traffic.

Tasks You Can Perform

You can perform the following tasks from this page:

Field Descriptions

Table 1 provides guidelines on using the fields on the Redirect Profile page.

Table 1: Fields on the Redirect Profile Page




Name of the profile.

Block Message Type

The message type, that is, Text or Redirect URL, which is displayed after a reject and deny action.

Block Message/Redirect URL

The custom text or the URL of the webpage to which the user is redirected.

If custom-text is specified, both the default block message and the custom-defined block message are displayed. Custom text is inserted below the default message, which includes username, Application Firewall has blocked your request to application application name at dest-ip:dest-port accessed from src-ip:src-port.


The domain of the profile.


The description of the profile.

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