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.Net Module Install

access_time Updated Jun 2, 2023


  • .NET Framework 4.5 or higher.
  • Verify you have installed the Signal Sciences Windows Agent. This will ensure the appropriate folder structure is in place on your file system.
  • Download the latest .NET Module, or get it via Nuget.


  1. Download the latest Signal Sciences .Net module via one of these methods:

  2. Extract the contents of to your application’s bin directory.

  3. Add the following sections to your application’s web.config file:

            <section name="SignalSciencesModule" type="SignalSciences.ModuleConfiguration"/>
                <add name="SignalSciencesModule" type="SignalSciences.HttpModule"/>
        <SignalSciencesModule agentEndPoint="" />
  4. Restart the web site service.

Note: Ensure the AgentEndPoint value is set to the same IP and port configured with the Signal Sciences agent’s rpc-address value. See the Windows agent installation documentation for additional information about Windows agent configuration options.

.NET module configuration

Option Default Description
agentEndPoint required, no default The TCP endpoint (host:port) that the Agent is listening on. host can be either a hostname or an IPv4 or IPv6 address.
filterHeaders optional, no default Comma-separated list of request and response headers that should not be sent to the Agent. Case insensitive. Regardless of configuration, it always includes Cookie, Set-Cookie, Authorization and X-Auth-Token.
agentRpcTimeoutMillis optional, default: 200 Maximum number of milliseconds allowed for each RPC call to the Agent.
agentConnectionPoolSize optional, default: 10 Number of connections that, once opened, will be retained in a pool.
maxPostSize optional, default: 100000 A request body above this size will not be sent to the Agent.
anomalySize optional, default: 524288 If the HTTP response is this size or larger, log it with the Agent.
anomalyDurationMillis optional, default: 1000 If the response took longer than this number of milliseconds, log it with the Agent.

Sample advanced .NET module configuration

            filterHeaders="X-My-Private-Header, X-My-Other-Header"