NetScaler Console service

View application security violation details

Web applications that are exposed to the internet have become vulnerable to attacks drastically. NetScaler Console enables you to visualize actionable violation details to protect applications from attacks. Navigate to Security > Security Violations for a single-pane solution to:

  • Visualize applications with full visibility into the threat details associated in both WAF insight and bot insight. For more information, see Unified Security dashboard.

  • Access the application security violations based on its categories such as Network, Bot, and WAF.

  • Take corrective actions to secure the applications.

The Security Violations page has the following options:

  • Application Overview – Displays an overview with applications that have total violations, total WAF and Bot violations, violation by country, and so on. For more information, see Application overview.

  • All Violations – Displays the application security violation details. For more information, see All violations.

Setting up

To view the violations, you must ensure:

  • To get started with configuring protections and enabling analytics in your applications. For more information, see Unified Security dashboard.

    If you have configured protections either through StyleBook or directly on the NetScaler instance, you can follow the procedure to enable WAF Security Violations and Bot Security Violations:

    1. Navigate to Infrastructure > Instances > NetScaler and select the instance type. For example, VPX.

    2. Select the instance and from the Select Action list, select Configure Analytics.

    3. Select the virtual servers and click Enable Security & Analytics.

    4. On the Enable Analytics window, select WAF Security Violations and Bot Security Violations, and then click OK.

  • To configure Detailed Web Transaction Settings.

  • If Metrics Collector is enabled. For more information, see Configure Intelligent App Analytics.

Enable Web Transaction settings

  1. Navigate to Settings > Analytics Settings.

    The Analytics Settings page is displayed.

  2. Click Enable Features for Analytics.

  3. Under Detailed Web Transaction Settings, select All.


  4. Click Ok.

View application security violation details