DataPower XDoS detection is not enforced when data is processed in pass-thru mode

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Question

Why is IBM WebSphere DataPower SOA Appliance 'Maximum Message Size' of Single Message
XML Denial of Service (XDoS) Protection not enforced when using pass-thru mode?

Cause

The limit of XDoS detection does not apply when using pass-thru mode since the data is being streamed through unaltered and is not inspected.

Answer

The XDoS detection will only be triggered when data is being parsed or inspected in a processing rule, such as using XML request type or by using a transform in processing policy.

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Document information


More support for:

WebSphere DataPower Integration Appliance XI50

Software version:

3.8.2, 4.0.1, 4.0.2, 5.0.0

Operating system(s):

Firmware

Reference #:

1624843

Modified date:

2013-02-08

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