KeepAlive configuration for back-end connections

The option BackendForceNewConnections allows configuring HTTP keepalive on back-end connections using Expert Settings. By default, Airlock Gateway is configured to force new back-end connections.

Procedure-related prerequisites

  • You must be logged in as an admin in the Airlock Gateway Configuration Center.


  1. Go to: Application Firewall >> Reverse Proxy.
  2. Edit the affected Back-end Group.
  3. Change to the Expert Settings tab.
  4. Select ON to enable the Security Gate Expert Settings.
  5. Search and set BackendForceNewConnections to FALSE to enable HTTP keepalive (default configuration is TRUE).
  6. Click on the Activate button.
  7. The configuration has been updated successfully.