[Owasp-modsecurity-core-rule-set] global.utf8_encoding_used collection

Ryan Barnett ryan.barnett at breach.com
Wed Jan 20 16:58:23 EST 2010

On Wednesday 20 January 2010 04:55:26 pm Chris Datfung wrote:
> I'm running the latest CRS and seeing hundreds of events with the following
>  message:
> Could not set variable "global.utf8_encoding_used" as the collection does
>  not exist.
> Any idea why modsecurity can't set the global.utf8_encoding_used variable?

Are you using the modsecurity_crs_10_global_config.conf file?  There is a rule at the end of 
that file that initiates the global collection -

# Create both Global and IP collections for rules to use
SecAction "phase:1,t:none,pass,nolog,initcol:global=global,initcol:ip=%{remote_addr}"

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