SSL Visibility Appliance doesn't send retransmit packet (decrypted packet) to active device on Active In-line configuration.

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Article ID: 171697

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Products

SSL Visibility Appliance Software

Issue/Introduction

SSLVA running version 3.x doesn't send the retransmit packet to Active Appliance.   

When the SSLVA sees the Active device drop a frame it believes it does this for a legitimate reason and therefore, follows suit and does not forward any other frames.

Cause

When the SSLVA sees the Active device drop a frame it believes it does this for a legitimate reason and therefore, follows suit and does not forward any other frames.  This condition only exists in the SSL Visibility versions 3.x.  

Environment

SSL Visibility Appliance is deployed with a active in-line appliance on the application port.

Resolution

It is an expected behavior for SSL Visibility 3.x and considered works as desiged.