Agent Not Recognizing Initial HTTP Requests

The HTTP Transaction handler nano-service A process (or multiple instances, depending on load) that gets data for processing from the Attachment, executes open-appsec security logic, returns a verdict, and issues relevant logs.

This service is fired when the first packets arrive at agents, Depending on the amount of NGINX / Kong services (typically the number of cores), we need at least one packet so we can fire up the transaction handler, meaning the first packets won't be blocked.

  • When starting as recommended in learn-detect mode this shouldn't affect you.

  • In a testing/demo environment when starting in prevent mode please run the needed number of request before testing the attack

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