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Using the User Agent Header in the Proxy Rules.

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Article ID: 42153

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Products

CA Single Sign On Secure Proxy Server (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign On SOA Security Manager (SiteMinder) CA Single Sign-On

Issue/Introduction

Introduction: 

Headername “USER_Agent” as specified in the documentation does not provide the expected outcome.

Question: 

What is the proper value for this headername to use the user agent header.

Environment:  

Single Sign ON CA Access Gateway / Secure Proxy Server

Single Sign ON Agent for SharePoint 2010/2013

Answer: 

In the documentation and in the examples located in the directory "\secure-proxy\proxy-engine\examples\proxyrules” the header value documented as “USER_Agent” is misspelled. It should read “USER-Agent”

Additional Information:

 

https://docops.ca.com/ca-single-sign-on/12-52-sp2/en/ca-access-gateway-administrative-ui-help/proxy-rules-configuration
Header
Specifies that the value of any HTTP header must be used to determine how to route a request. To route requests based on the type of device being used to access resources, requests may be routed according to the USER_AGENT HTTP header.

Environment

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Component: SMSPA