Bug ID 1044873: Deleted GTM link is not removed from virtual server object and causes load failure.

Last Modified: Apr 26, 2024

Affected Product(s):
BIG-IP DNS(all modules)

Known Affected Versions:
15.1.1, 15.1.2,, 15.1.3,, 15.1.4,, 15.1.5,, 15.1.6,, 15.1.7, 15.1.8,,, 15.1.9,, 15.1.10,,,, 16.1.1, 16.1.2,,, 16.1.3,,,,,, 16.1.4,,,, 17.0.0,,, 17.1.0,,,, 17.1.1,,,

Opened: Sep 06, 2021

Severity: 3-Major


The configuration fails to load with an error: 01070712:3: Values (/Common/Link_to_delete) specified for Virtual Server (/Common/vs1 /Common/HTTPP): foreign key index (explicit_link_FK) do not point at an item that exists in the database. Unexpected Error: Loading configuration process failed.


GTM config fails to load or config sync.


-- Create GTM link -- Assign specific link to any virtual server object -- Delete link object -- Run tmsh load sys config gtm-only (or create a sync group and the sync will fail)


Remove any assigned virtual servers from the link prior to deleting it.

Fix Information


Behavior Change

Guides & references

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